Food Management http://food-management.com/rss.xml en Clock Ticking in Fight Against Childhood Obesity http://food-management.com/editors-page/clock-ticking-fight-against-childhood-obesity <div class="field-deck"> After attending his daughter's first school orientation, Editor Eric Stoessel wonders how serious we are about childhood nutrition. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>After attending his daughter's first school orientation, Editor-in-Chief Eric Stoessel wonders how serious we are about childhood nutrition.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/editors-page/clock-ticking-fight-against-childhood-obesity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/editors-page/clock-ticking-fight-against-childhood-obesity#comments Editor's Page K-12 Schools Opinions Private Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:49:00 +0000 40531 at http://food-management.com AllergyEats Food Allergy Conference For Restaurateurs & Food Service Professionals http://food-management.com/allergyeats-food-allergy-conference-restaurateurs-food-service-professionals <div class="node-body event-body"><p>How to Maximize Safety and Increase Customer Engagement, Loyalty, and Revenue</p> </div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Radisson Martinique on Broadway</span> <div class="street-address"> 49 W 32nd Street </div> <span class="locality">New York</span>, <span class="region">NY</span> <span class="postal-code">10001</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=49+W+32nd+Street%2C+New+York%2C+NY%2C+10001%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>AllergyEats has finalized their roster of best-in-class speakers for the 3rd annual <strong>AllergyEats Food Allergy Conference for Restaurateurs &amp; Food Service Professionals: How to Maximize Safety and Increase Customer Engagement, Loyalty, and Revenue</strong>.&nbsp; The expert panelists for the upcoming conference will include well-respected restaurateurs that excel at accommodating food-allergic guests, as well as notable food allergy trainers, prominent physicians/allergists, experts in the financials of food allergies, specialists in creating allergy-friendly recipes, and others. These presenters will provide valuable information about accommodating food-allergic and gluten intolerant guests, reducing the fear around food allergies, and building customer loyalty and profits.&nbsp; They&#39;ll also share actionable tips to make restaurants safer for food-allergic and gluten intolerant diners.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> The AllergyEats conference, the only industry conference of its kind, isa must-attend event for restaurant chefs, owners and managers, college and university dining directors, and other food service professionals that strive to become more knowledgeable about accommodating food-allergic and gluten intolerant guests safely, comfortably, and profitably.</p> <p><a href="http://www.allergyeats.com/conference/" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/allergyeats-food-allergy-conference-restaurateurs-food-service-professionals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/allergyeats-food-allergy-conference-restaurateurs-food-service-professionals#comments Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:39:00 +0000 40521 at http://food-management.com Food Truck Aims to Boost District High School Lunch Participation http://food-management.com/news-trends/food-truck-aims-boost-district-high-school-lunch-participation <div class="field-deck"> Boulder Valley (CO) Schools is rotating mobile eatery to its five high school sites one day a week. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Boulder Valley (CO) School District is rotating its own food truck to each of its five district high schools one day a week in order to provide students with an alternative to the cafeteria fare and raise the 20% high school lunch participation rate, <a href="http://www.dailycamera.com/boulder-county-schools/ci_26439025/boulder-valley-using-food-truck-boost-school-lunch" target="_blank">reports</a> the Daily Camera.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/food-truck-aims-boost-district-high-school-lunch-participation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/food-truck-aims-boost-district-high-school-lunch-participation#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:20:00 +0000 40511 at http://food-management.com UMass Sets Clambake Record in School Opening Event http://food-management.com/news-trends/umass-sets-clambake-record-school-opening-event <div class="field-deck"> Over 3,000 lobsters and 6,000 littleneck clams served in about two hours on Labor Day. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Chefs at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have set a new Guinness World Record, the school&#39;s fifth in five years, by serving 3,003 New England clambake dinners with all the trimmings in about two hours at the Labor Day barbecue that celebrates the return of students to the campus.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/umass-sets-clambake-record-school-opening-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/umass-sets-clambake-record-school-opening-event#comments Colleges & Universities News & Trends Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:10:00 +0000 40501 at http://food-management.com Renegade Thoughts on the School Food Fight http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/renegade-thoughts-school-food-fight <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/food-management.com/files/uploads/2014/08/Ann-headshot2embed1.jpg" style="width: 300px; height: 450px; float: left;" title="Ann Cooper, the director of food service for Boulder Valley School District, isn’t afraid to speak her mind when it comes to fighting childhood obesity." />After recently writing about the complexity of the debate over school nutrition and the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, I received a lot of feedback from school foodservice directors struggling with the new regulations.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/renegade-thoughts-school-food-fight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/renegade-thoughts-school-food-fight#comments K-12 Schools Menu Trends News & Trends Private Fri, 29 Aug 2014 21:43:00 +0000 40491 at http://food-management.com 5 Ways to Get Kids to Eat Vegetables http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/5-ways-get-kids-eat-vegetables <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Cool names, smoothies, stealth health and more: it's all in the name of getting a little more of the good stuff into kids' diets</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/5-ways-get-kids-eat-vegetables" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/5-ways-get-kids-eat-vegetables#comments K-12 Schools Culinary Techniques Menu Trends Sodexo Nutrition Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:56:00 +0000 40481 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock First Atlanta Area Peet's Opens at Emory University http://food-management.com/news-trends/first-atlanta-area-peets-opens-emory-university <div class="field-deck"> Location in the Robert W. Woodruff Library will menu panini sandwiches, salads, grab-and-go sandwiches, beverages and snacks in addition to chain's signature coffes and teas. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Peet&#39;s Coffee &amp; Tea opened Aug. 18 in the former Jazzman&#39;s space on the first floor of Emory University&#39;s Robert W. Woodruff Library. The menu includes Peet&#39;s signature coffees and teas, as well as bakery goods from Atlanta&#39;s Highland Bakery, similar to those offered at the Goizueta Business School location. Peet&#39;s library location is operated and staffed by Sodexo, which manages food service operations at Emory.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/first-atlanta-area-peets-opens-emory-university" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/first-atlanta-area-peets-opens-emory-university#comments Colleges & Universities Contractors Sodexo News & Trends Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:05:00 +0000 40471 at http://food-management.com Centerplate CEO on "Indefinite Probation" Over Dog Abuse Incident http://food-management.com/news-trends/centerplate-ceo-indefinite-probation-over-dog-abuse-incident <div class="field-deck"> Des Hague required by company's board to contribute $100K to new foundation and do 1,000 hours of community service. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>On the eve of the opening of its <a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/centerplate-announces-levis-stadium-foodservice-plans" target="_blank">major new account</a> at San Francisco&#39;s Levi&#39;s Stadium, concessions specialist <a href="http://food-management.com/management-companies/centerplate" target="_blank">Centerplate</a> is dealing with a controversy surrounding CEO Des Hague that has become <a href="http://fortune.com/2014/08/25/dog-abuse-video-stadium-food-centerplate-des-hague/" target="_blank">a major story</a> in the <a href="http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/1141579</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/centerplate-ceo-indefinite-probation-over-dog-abuse-incident" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/centerplate-ceo-indefinite-probation-over-dog-abuse-incident#comments Centerplate News & Trends Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:34:00 +0000 40451 at http://food-management.com SNA Releases School Nutrition 2014 Report http://food-management.com/news-trends/sna-releases-school-nutrition-2014-report <div class="field-deck"> Survey of more than 1,100 directors finds that many districts still struggle with decreased student lunch participation at all grade levels. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>A new national survey of school meal program operators by the School Nutrition Association (SNA) finds that schools are expanding creative menu options, nutrition education and other initiatives to promote healthy school meals, yet many districts still struggle with decreased student lunch participation at all grade levels and other challenges related to new nutrition standards for school meals. The findings are part of SNA&rsquo;s <em>School Nutrition Operations Report: The State of School Nutrition 2014</em>, based on survey responses from 1,102 school nutrition directors nationwide.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/sna-releases-school-nutrition-2014-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/sna-releases-school-nutrition-2014-report#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:35:00 +0000 40441 at http://food-management.com Wake Up to the Latest Breakfast Trends http://food-management.com/menu-trends/wake-latest-breakfast-trends <div class="field-deck"> Good Morning, Millennials </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Here’s what new research is telling us about the fastest-growing daypart: more opportunities if you wake up early enough</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/menu-trends/wake-latest-breakfast-trends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/menu-trends/wake-latest-breakfast-trends#comments Business & Industry Menu Trends Private Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:36:00 +0000 40431 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock 7 Dangers Lurking Behind Your Kitchen Door http://food-management.com/blog/7-dangers-lurking-behind-your-kitchen-door <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Food safety blogger Jeff Nelken reminds operators to pay attention to cleaning staff, policies and procedures.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/coaching-food-safety">Coaching Food Safety</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/7-dangers-lurking-behind-your-kitchen-door" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/7-dangers-lurking-behind-your-kitchen-door#comments Food Safety Opinions Operations Coaching Food Safety Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:39:00 +0000 40421 at http://food-management.com What's Hot in Customization on Campus? http://food-management.com/whats-hot-campus/whats-hot-customization-campus <div class="node-body video-body"><div></div>Chef Paul Taylor and Marketing Manager Beth Kretschmar discuss customization on campus at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/whats-hot-campus/whats-hot-customization-campus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/whats-hot-campus/whats-hot-customization-campus#comments Whats hot on campus Sponsored-Content Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:42:00 +0000 40411 at http://food-management.com A Tour Through the 2014 FM Best Concept Award Winners http://food-management.com/galleries/tour-through-2014-fm-best-concept-award-winners <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>From automated checkout to fruit smoothies and eye-popping dining facility design, here are the concepts we recognized as the best in their award categories</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/galleries/tour-through-2014-fm-best-concept-award-winners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/galleries/tour-through-2014-fm-best-concept-award-winners#comments FM Best Concepts Galleries Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:25:00 +0000 40401 at http://food-management.com Snapshots From the FM Live Reception at NACUFS http://food-management.com/galleries/snapshots-fm-live-reception-nacufs <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>FM Live 2014: What’s Happening in College Foodservice</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/galleries/snapshots-fm-live-reception-nacufs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/galleries/snapshots-fm-live-reception-nacufs#comments Colleges & Universities Conference - Convention Galleries Food & Beverage Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:52:00 +0000 40391 at http://food-management.com FM Live: The Latest in College Foodservice http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/fm-live-2014-what-s-happening-college-foodservice <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>From eats to Tweets and everything in between, seven campus dining leaders discuss the state of the industry</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/fm-live-2014-what-s-happening-college-foodservice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/fm-live-2014-what-s-happening-college-foodservice#comments Business & Industry Colleges & Universities Conference - Convention Menu Trends Private Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:28:00 +0000 40381 at http://food-management.com Hawaiian Hospital Saves $1.5M With In-house Food Prep http://food-management.com/news-trends/hawaiian-hospital-saves-15m-house-food-prep <div class="field-deck"> Kaiser Permanente Hawaii’s Moanalua Medical Center has been saving about $1.5 million a year in food costs by bringing meal preparation in-house and allowing patients to choose when and what they want to eat. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Kaiser Permanente Hawaii&rsquo;s Moanalua Medical Center has been saving about $1.5 million a year in food costs by bringing meal preparation in-house and allowing patients to choose when and what they want to eat as the first hospital in Hawaii to offer a room-service menu, <a href="http://www.bizjournals.com/pacific/blog/2014/08/room-service-hospital-meals-help-kaiser-permanente.html" target="_blank">reports</a> <em>Pacific Business Journal</em>.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/hawaiian-hospital-saves-15m-house-food-prep" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/hawaiian-hospital-saves-15m-house-food-prep#comments Healthcare News & Trends Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:40:00 +0000 40371 at http://food-management.com The New Essential Ingredient for Chefs Everywhere http://food-management.com/sponsored-content/new-essential-ingredient-chefs-everywhere <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>It’s no surprise that Greek yogurt continues to gain popularity for its nutrition and versatility in menu applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/sponsored-content/new-essential-ingredient-chefs-everywhere" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/sponsored-content/new-essential-ingredient-chefs-everywhere#comments Business & Industry Colleges & Universities Menu Trends Sponsored-Content Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 40151 at http://food-management.com Retiring Floyd Made his Mark on Georgia, Campus Dining http://food-management.com/management/retiring-floyd-made-his-mark-georgia-campus-dining <div class="field-deck"> J. Michael Floyd set to retire from UGA after 40-year career in college foodservice that started at Valdosta State in 1973 </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>J. Michael Floyd set to retire from UGA after 40-year career in college foodservice that started at Valdosta State in 1973.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/management/retiring-floyd-made-his-mark-georgia-campus-dining" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/management/retiring-floyd-made-his-mark-georgia-campus-dining#comments Management Colleges & Universities News & Trends Private Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:34:00 +0000 40351 at http://food-management.com <p>J. Michael Floyd</p> Profiles of the 2014 Best Concept Awards http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/profiles-2014-best-concept-awards <div class="field-deck"> Here are case study descriptions of the 2014 FM Best Concept Award operations, from K-12 and Colleges to B&I, Healthcare and Contract Services. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Here are case study descriptions of the 2014 FM Best Concept Award operations, from K-12 and Colleges to B&I, Healthcare and Contract Services.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/profiles-2014-best-concept-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/profiles-2014-best-concept-awards#comments FM Best Concepts Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:23:00 +0000 40341 at http://food-management.com United Upgrades First Class Food Offerings http://food-management.com/news-trends/united-upgrades-first-class-food-offerings <div class="field-deck"> Additions include premium salads, sandwiches and wraps with fresh meal options for premium cabin customers to follow in 2015. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>United Airlines has unveiled new, improved lunch, dinner and beverage choices for domestic first-class customers, offering travelers chef-inspired meals and premium beverages designed to elevate their in-flight experience.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/united-upgrades-first-class-food-offerings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/united-upgrades-first-class-food-offerings#comments More Segments Menu Trends News & Trends Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:22:00 +0000 40321 at http://food-management.com <p>The new Strawberry Fields Salad recently introduced by United Air Lines as part of its first-class menu upgrade.</p> Best Station/Unit Concept: Manna, Castle Rock (CO) Adventist Hospital http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-stationunit-concept-manna-castle-rock-co-adventist-hospital <div class="field-deck"> Manna was conceived three years ago as part of the brand new Parker Adventist hospital in Castle Rock </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Manna was conceived three years ago as part of the brand new Parker Adventist hospital in Castle Rock</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-stationunit-concept-manna-castle-rock-co-adventist-hospital" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-stationunit-concept-manna-castle-rock-co-adventist-hospital#comments Marketing & Merchandising FM Best Concepts Healthcare Private Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:02:00 +0000 40311 at http://food-management.com Best Special Event: Bayer 150th Anniversary Employee Celebration, Bayer Corp. and Parkhurst Dining http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-special-event-bayer-150th-anniversary-employee-celebration-bayer-corp-and-park <div class="field-deck"> The five chefs worked for months in advance to develop recipes with high-quality, fresh ingredients </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The five chefs worked for months in advance to develop recipes with high-quality, fresh ingredients</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-special-event-bayer-150th-anniversary-employee-celebration-bayer-corp-and-park" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-special-event-bayer-150th-anniversary-employee-celebration-bayer-corp-and-park#comments Business & Industry FM Best Concepts Culinary Techniques Parkhurst Dining Services Private Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:34:00 +0000 40301 at http://food-management.com <p>Jeff Sinciline</p> Best Management Company Concept: Mindful, Sodexo http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-management-company-concept-mindful-sodexo <div class="field-deck"> A partnership with Fitbit also encourages physical activity to complement the healthy dining program </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A partnership with Fitbit also encourages physical activity to complement the healthy dining program</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-management-company-concept-mindful-sodexo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-management-company-concept-mindful-sodexo#comments Business & Industry FM Best Concepts Menu Trends Nutrition & Special Diets Sodexo Private Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:14:00 +0000 40291 at http://food-management.com Best Convenience Retailing Concept: District Market, University of Washington http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-convenience-retailing-concept-district-market-university-washington <div class="field-deck"> District Market specializes in fresh, healthy and sustainable products </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>District Market specializes in fresh, healthy and sustainable products</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-convenience-retailing-concept-district-market-university-washington" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-convenience-retailing-concept-district-market-university-washington#comments Marketing & Merchandising Colleges & Universities FM Best Concepts Private Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:51:00 +0000 40281 at http://food-management.com Pulling Rank on College Dining Programs http://food-management.com/news-trends/pulling-rank-college-dining-programs <div class="field-deck"> It seems like everyone is looking to grade campus food, from PETA to Business Insider... </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>That the quality of campus dining is a significant factor for prospective students choosing a college has been common knowledge for quite a while. But it seems like this issue has taken on a life of its own recently with more and more services purporting to gauge the relative merits of campus dining programs.</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/pulling-rank-college-dining-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/pulling-rank-college-dining-programs#comments Colleges & Universities News & Trends Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:54:00 +0000 40271 at http://food-management.com Best Menu Concept: Smoothie Program, Pinellas County (FL) Schools http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-menu-concept-smoothie-program-pinellas-county-fl-schools <div class="field-deck"> The program started with only a dozen recipes last fall and now has almost three times as many options </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The program started with only a dozen recipes last fall and now has almost three times as many options</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-menu-concept-smoothie-program-pinellas-county-fl-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-menu-concept-smoothie-program-pinellas-county-fl-schools#comments FM Best Concepts K-12 Schools Menu Trends Private Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:12:00 +0000 40261 at http://food-management.com Best Wellness Concept: Smart Choice Smart U, University of California at San Francisco Medical Center http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-wellness-concept-smart-choice-smart-u-university-california-san-francisco-medi <div class="field-deck"> Smart Choice Smart U makes choosing healthy options easier </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Smart Choice Smart U makes choosing healthy options easier</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-wellness-concept-smart-choice-smart-u-university-california-san-francisco-medi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-wellness-concept-smart-choice-smart-u-university-california-san-francisco-medi#comments Equipment & Technology FM Best Concepts Healthcare Private Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:41:00 +0000 40251 at http://food-management.com Best New Facility: Bruin Plate, University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-new-facility-bruin-plate-university-california-los-angeles-ucla <div class="field-deck"> The venue design incorporates floor-to-ceiling windows with panoramic views of the campus </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The venue design incorporates floor-to-ceiling windows with panoramic views of the campus</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-new-facility-bruin-plate-university-california-los-angeles-ucla" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-new-facility-bruin-plate-university-california-los-angeles-ucla#comments Design Colleges & Universities FM Best Concepts Menu Trends Private Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:11:00 +0000 40241 at http://food-management.com Best Renovation: Hampshire Dining Commons, University of Massachusetts at Amherst http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-renovation-hampshire-dining-commons-university-massachusetts-amherst <div class="field-deck"> More than 70% of what’s offered is customizable and all cooking is display style </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>More than 70% of what’s offered is customizable and all cooking is display style</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-renovation-hampshire-dining-commons-university-massachusetts-amherst" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-renovation-hampshire-dining-commons-university-massachusetts-amherst#comments Design Colleges & Universities FM Best Concepts Private Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:41:00 +0000 40231 at http://food-management.com Red and Yellow Cards Flag Off-Diet Patient Trays http://food-management.com/news-trends/red-and-yellow-cards-flag-diet-patient-trays <div class="field-deck"> UNC Hospitals uses soccer-like card system to warn patients about inappropriate meal choices. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>In soccer, the yellow card is a warning, while the red card means ejection. At the University of North Carolina Hospitals, both cards are warnings of different degrees to patients who order meals under the institution&rsquo;s liberalized diet approach that are inappropriate for their conditions (no, they don&rsquo;t get ejected if they don&rsquo;t comply).</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/red-and-yellow-cards-flag-diet-patient-trays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/red-and-yellow-cards-flag-diet-patient-trays#comments Healthcare News & Trends Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:20:00 +0000 40211 at http://food-management.com