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SFM Announces Annual Conference Keynote Addresses

July 28—The Society for Foodservice Management (SFM) has announced the topics and speakers for the keynote addresses at this year’s annual conference, which will be held Sept. 29 through Oct...

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A New Jersey man, with the support of the Center for Science in the Public Interest, has sued Denny’s Corp. over the levels of sodium in its menu items. Nick DeBenedetto, who according to the suit suffers from hypertension that is controlled by medication, wants Denny’s to disclose the amount of sodium in all its menu items and place a warning about high levels of sodium on the menu.

I saw an interesting article online the other day, from the Vail Daily newspaper in Colorado. It was about Remedies Café at Vail Valley Medical Center. Apparently, the food is pretty good at Remedies, so much so that people come to the hospital just to eat in the cafeteria.

When I was a child, most of my male friends talked about becoming astronauts, or firefighters, or lawyers. And my friends all knew I wanted to be a writer. But I secretly harbored a desire to be Walter Cronkite.

Residents, dining services team up to plant garden at CCRC. MECHANICSBURG, Pa.—Dining Services at 115-resident The Bridges at Bent Creek, a continuing care retirement comm­unity...

One of the hottest topics in foodservice has become the issue of social networking and its potential value to the industry.

July 16—Sodexo has been awarded a master license agreement by Red Mango, a retailer of non-fat frozen yogurt. As a master licensee, Sodexo has been awarded non-exclusive rights to open stores u...

July 15—Scott Shuttleworth, director of hospitality at 33,000-student University of Southern California, has resigned. University officials confirmed the departure but did not give a r...

It’s almost impossible to overestimate the ways the Internet has changed the way all industries do business. As foodservice directors strive to keep up with advances in technology, several Web-b...

Culture, environment and expectation are key to successful dining room designs. Knowing expectations is the most important component to good dining room design, according to David Porter, CEO and pre...

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