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How to handle eating disorders

How should workers handle a situation in which they suspect a diner has an eating disorder? HR insider is here with tips on how to spot and what to do.

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6 strategies to cut down customer wait times

Lengthy lines are a thorn in the side of any foodservice operation and can lead to cranky customers and lower profits if fewer diners are processed.

Scheduling the labor necessary for producing tasty and nutritious food for patients, staff and the public is a daily challenge in the healthcare segment.

A year ago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital decided to replace its cafeteria with a collection of fast-casual and quick-service restaurants.

Operators who have taken the renovation plunge find that planning, communication and some improvisation are critical to keeping operations humming.

While students can visit the bar at events such as corporate recruiting, the University of Michigan doesn’t serve alcohol at student-run gatherings.

As chief operations officer at Saint Paul Public Schools in Minnesota, Jean Ronnei is responsible for overseeing transportation, facilities, technology

To streamline recruitment of foodservice employees, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, hosts a summer job fair where candidates are interviewed and hired on the spot.

Whatever residents want, senior-living executive chef Sam Austin tries to deliver. The trick is to truly listen.

Despite the recruitment challenges Paula Amols faces as director of dining at Murray State University, a strong sense of team helps on the retention side.

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