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Fitness First

Molly Youngberg Child Nutrition Director Wentzville School District Wentzville, Mo. The staff needs to be good role models, so we started a staff fitness challenge. We broke up into teams to...

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Steeler Snacks

Lee KeenerExecutive Chef, Parkhurst Dining Svcs.Dick’s Clothing & Sporting GoodsPittsburgh Before the Super Bowl, we had an event to show our Steeler pride where we made indigenous Pittsburgh foods s...

Gary Coyle Director of Dining Services Washington State University Pullman, Wash. To cover the cost of our switch to biodegradable to-go containers in our Mexican grille, we charge students ...

Jenna McDevitt Director Business Svcs./Purchasing Westerville City Schools Westerville, Ohio At one of our elementary schools, a parent volunteered to paint murals on the cafeteria walls. Th...

Anthony LaBriola Executive Chef, Aramark Imperial Point Medical Center Fort Lauderdale, Fla. We offer a Chef’s Fresh Toss option once a week, where we offer an upscale salad prepared i...

Mary Lou Kennedy Director of Dining and Bookstore Services Bowdoin College Brunswick, Maine This year, we offered a formal meal plan for students staying over Thanksgiving break. We had provid...

Janet Paul Rice Associate Director of Dining Services Concordia College Moorhead, Minn. We use a nutrition labeling system called Mission: Nutrition, based on the number of fat grams per servi...

Ben Colafrancesco Director of Dining Services SUNY Cobleskill Cobleskill, N.Y. We decided that our students would be more inclined to choose healthier options if we positioned them correctly....

Kelly McBride General Manager, Bon Appétit WhiteWave Foods Broomfield, Colo. We recycle and compost in our café and kitchen. Our recycling company picks up all of our differen...

John Wahl Foodservice Director Drake Center Cincinnati Several times a year the hospital holds a Biggest Loser contest for the employees. In the contest, which is based off the TV show, the p...

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