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Goldman Sachs Realigns the Lunch Hour

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CNBC reports that the discount policy at Goldman Sachs to thin out the lunch rush has some interesting cultural implications.

In a cheeky recent piece titled "The Creepy Capital Efficiency of Goldman's Cafeteria," CNBC's John Carney explores the successful effort of the foodservice operation at Wall Street financial firm Goldman Sachs to minimize the lunch rush in its cafeteria by offering 25% discounts on meals purchased before 11:30 am and after 1:30 pm. Even though the discount really represents only a couple dollars savings for the typical diner, the peer pressure at the company is ...

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Mike Buzalka is executive features editor of Food Management and has served the magazine in this capacity since 1998. Before that, he was executive editor of The Foodservice..
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