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Gluten-Free Board

Colleen Wright-Riva Director of Dining Services University of Maryland College Park, Md. Our dietitian operates a Gluten Advisory Board, which is made up of all the gluten-free students on cam...

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Home Cooking

Jesse Pisors General Manager, Sodexo University of Missouri, Kansas City Kansas City, Mo. We had a Home-Cooked Favorites theme dinner to “introduce” the members of our Student Boar...

Legia Abato District Marketing Manager Texas Christian University Forth Worth, Texas We knew that some students had classes that preclude them from using their meal plans for lunch, so we crea...

Veronica McLymont Director Food and Nutrition Services Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center New York Waste management is very important to us, so if we overproduce something, we try to find...

Kathy Kane Foodservice Director Michigan City Schools Michigan City, Ind. Each month we were printing out lots of low balance letters. We realized we were using a lot of paper and ink to send ...

Dave Mensher Director of Foodservice, Sodexo Portland Public Schools Portland, Conn. For Healthy Awareness Week, I went into 18 classrooms with samples of fresh fruit, carrot sticks and a news...

Michael Bennett Food Service Director, Aramark Lake Forest College Chicago,Ill. We switched to trayless dining this year. Instead of just throwing the trays out, we decided to donate them...

Jane Heetderks-Cox Nutritional Medicine Flight Commander Wright-Patterson Medical Center Dayton, Ohio We had a culinary competition in which we invited people from the community to participate...

Terry McGhee General Manager, Bon Appétit Averett University Danville, Va. For Homecoming, we asked for submissions for students’ favorite family recipes. We received more than 50...

Kevin Hitchcock Foodservice Director Atria Crossgates Albany, N.Y. We have a picture wall on which we put the photo of each resident along with his/her specific dietary requirements. This hel...

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