The common practice of offering complimentary coffee throughout a healthcare facility involves costs and lost revenue that can keep the foodservice department up at night. Here’s how one hospital found a solution.
The old kitchen and servery at St. Xavier High School in Louisville, Ky., just weren’t keeping up with the times, in terms of both functionality and style. Here are before and after photos showing key points of the transformation, which took place last summer at this private Catholic all boys’ school. The remodel turned out to be a total refresh, from new equipment to stations that can switch purpose to improved flow and better storage.
Meat and potatoes. The phrase has grown to mean more than just a protein and a starch. It’s become a descriptor, shorthand to describe an unadventurous—possibly even boring—eater. Every so often, you’ll hear a chef or manager describe their customers this way: “Well, I would love to put something different on the menu, but our customers…they’re very meat and potatoes.”
School food advocate and social media maven Dayle Hayes shares her expertise on how to react to negativity from students, parents and trolls, how to turn around a bad situation and how to make social media a positive aspect of your program.