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Online Survey

Janet Paul Rice Associate Director Concordia College Moorhead, Minn. We conducted an online survey to help improve healthy options and the variety of food because our scores on the NACUFS su...

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Dine Around

David Hill Area Manager University of New Hampshire Durham, N.H. In the fall we have a local harvest dine around, where we feature menu items made with local products. Some of the local vend...

Tami Almquist Environmental & Foodservice Manager Geisinger Marworth Waverly, Pa. I was hearing complaints about the schedule. I believe that unhappy employees translate to poor producti...

Holly Von Seggern Director of Marketing Whitsons Culinary Group Islandia, N.Y. To kick off our Idaho Potato promotion, we had contests in 82 of our locations for the best-dressed potato, in...

Heidi Franssen Foodservice Dir., Metz & Associates Pocono Medical Center East Stroudsburg, Pa. Once a month we do a program called Eat & Learn, where we invite hospital employees to ...

Dan Froelich Executive Chef St. Norbert College De Pere, Wis. This past year we held a Kitchen Olympics for the staff. The different events in the Olympics included a stock room relay, a bl...

David Hill Area Manager University of New Hampshire Durham, N.H. We are going to do a 50 States of Dessert promotion where we feature two different desserts from across the country each week...

Robert Darrah Foodservice Director Legacy Retirement Communities Lincoln, Neb. People put way too much trust into their suppliers. I’ve started verifying everything that comes in. Ther...

Lenny DeMartino General Mngr, Parkhurst Dining Svcs. Highmark Pittsburgh, Pa. I created a Pictionary-type game for my staff centered around our Hemisflavors program, where we feature a diffe...

Jodi Duryea Lecturer/ Chef Instructor University of North Texas Denton, Texas Often meat comes pre-portioned, so what I try to do is buy the whole rib eye, short loin or chuck and break it d...

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