Food Management http://food-management.com/rss.xml en Silver Plate Awards 2014: Meet the Winners http://food-management.com/silver-plate-profiles/silver-plate-awards-2014 <div class="field-deck"> It’s never easy identifying the very best in onsite dining, but this year’s class of honorees from IFMA leaves little doubt. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>It’s never easy identifying the very best in onsite dining, but this year’s class of honorees from IFMA leaves little doubt.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/silver-plate-profiles/silver-plate-awards-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/silver-plate-profiles/silver-plate-awards-2014#comments Management Business & Industry Colleges & Universities Healthcare K-12 Schools Silver Plate Profiles Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:16:00 +0000 36741 at http://food-management.com Silver Plate Awards 2014: Sandra Ford http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/silver-plate-awards-2014-sandra-ford <div class="field-deck"> Director of Food & Nutrition Services Manatee County (FL) School District, Bradenton, FL </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Director of Food & Nutrition Services Manatee County (FL) School District, Bradenton, FL</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/silver-plate-awards-2014-sandra-ford" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/silver-plate-awards-2014-sandra-ford#comments Management K-12 Schools Silver Plate Profiles Private Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:56:00 +0000 36691 at http://food-management.com <p>2014 IFMA Silver Plate Award winner Sandra Ford</p> Silver Plate Awards 2014: Jim Broadhurst http://food-management.com/silver-plate-profiles/silver-plate-awards-2014-jim-broadhurst <div class="field-deck"> Chairman, Eat ‘n Park Hospitality Group </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Chairman, Eat ‘n Park Hospitality Group</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/silver-plate-profiles/silver-plate-awards-2014-jim-broadhurst" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/silver-plate-profiles/silver-plate-awards-2014-jim-broadhurst#comments Management More Segments Silver Plate Profiles Parkhurst Dining Services Private Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:26:00 +0000 36731 at http://food-management.com <p>In his long tenure as head of Eat&rsquo;n Park, Jim Broadhurst has overseen many innovations, from the launch of two major regional contract management companies to the chain&rsquo;s iconic &ldquo;Smiley cookie.&rdquo;</p> Farm to School in WV is Wild, Wonderful http://food-management.com/supplier/farm-school-wv-wild-wonderful <div class="field-deck"> Making local food fun includes meeting local farmers and tasting the bounty of the Greenbrier Valley for sixth graders participating in a farm-to-school program. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Making local food fun includes meeting local farmers and tasting the bounty of the Greenbrier Valley for sixth graders participating in a farm-to-school program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/supplier/farm-school-wv-wild-wonderful" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/supplier/farm-school-wv-wild-wonderful#comments K-12 Schools Supplier Nutrition Operations Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:37:00 +0000 36721 at http://food-management.com D'lush at UCSD Becoming Popular Student Hangout http://food-management.com/news-trends/dlush-ucsd-becoming-popular-student-hangout <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Specialty beverage/smoothie concept encourages lingering with features such as tabletop whiteboards, chalkboard surfaces and iPad docking stations that enable students to share and exchange.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/dlush-ucsd-becoming-popular-student-hangout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/dlush-ucsd-becoming-popular-student-hangout#comments Colleges & Universities News & Trends Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:07:00 +0000 36711 at http://food-management.com Sara Norris Silver Plate Awards 2014: Kevin D'Onofrio http://food-management.com/more-segments/silver-plate-awards-2014-kevin-donofrio <div class="field-deck"> Director of Foodservice, Culinary Group, United States Military Academy West Point, NY </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Director of Foodservice, Culinary Group, United States Military Academy West Point, NY</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/more-segments/silver-plate-awards-2014-kevin-donofrio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/more-segments/silver-plate-awards-2014-kevin-donofrio#comments Management Military More Segments Silver Plate Profiles Private Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:38:00 +0000 36671 at http://food-management.com <p>United States Military Academy&#39;s Kevin D&rsquo;Onofrio</p> NACUFS Announces Sustainability Award Winners http://food-management.com/news-trends/nacufs-announces-sustainability-award-winners <div class="field-deck"> WUSL, UMass, UMontana win golds in Waste Management, Procurement and Outreach/Education categories, respectively. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>WUSL, UMass, UMontana win golds in Waste Management, Procurement and Outreach/Education categories, respectively.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/nacufs-announces-sustainability-award-winners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/nacufs-announces-sustainability-award-winners#comments Colleges & Universities News & Trends Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:58:00 +0000 36701 at http://food-management.com Yale Dining Adds Three http://food-management.com/news-trends/yale-dining-adds-three <div class="field-deck"> School names new director of auxiliary operations, director of business optimization and assistant director of catering, all with hotel/club backgrounds. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>School names new director of auxiliary operations, director of business optimization and assistant director of catering, all with hotel/club backgrounds.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/yale-dining-adds-three" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/yale-dining-adds-three#comments Colleges & Universities News & Trends Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:50:00 +0000 36681 at http://food-management.com Silver Plate Awards 2014: Mark LoParco http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/silver-plate-awards-2014-mark-loparco <div class="field-deck"> Director of Dining, University of Montana </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Director of Dining, University of Montana</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/silver-plate-awards-2014-mark-loparco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/silver-plate-awards-2014-mark-loparco#comments Management Colleges & Universities Silver Plate Profiles Private Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:51:00 +0000 36581 at http://food-management.com <p>Although Mark LoParco is a director of dining, he&rsquo;s plenty comfortable in a kitchen. The former chef of a seafood restaurant mans an omelet station once a month.</p> Cosmopolitan Cupcakes http://food-management.com/operator-submitted/cosmopolitan-cupcakes <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A recipe for cupcakes with a vodka twist</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/operator-submitted/cosmopolitan-cupcakes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/operator-submitted/cosmopolitan-cupcakes#comments Bakery Desserts Bakery & Desserts Operator Submitted Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:20:00 +0000 36661 at http://food-management.com Pina Colada Crème Caramel with Pineapple Spiked Chantilly Cream http://food-management.com/food-beverage/pina-colada-cr-me-caramel-pineapple-spiked-chantilly-cream <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Dole offers a recipe for a Pina Colada flavored dessert</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/food-beverage/pina-colada-cr-me-caramel-pineapple-spiked-chantilly-cream" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/food-beverage/pina-colada-cr-me-caramel-pineapple-spiked-chantilly-cream#comments Bakery Desserts Bakery & Desserts Food & Beverage Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:16:00 +0000 36651 at http://food-management.com Avocado Margarita Cream Parfait http://food-management.com/bakery-desserts/avocado-margarita-cream-parfait <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The California Avocado Commission's recipe for a margarita cream parfait</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/bakery-desserts/avocado-margarita-cream-parfait" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/bakery-desserts/avocado-margarita-cream-parfait#comments Bakery Desserts Bakery & Desserts Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:29:00 +0000 36641 at http://food-management.com Blueberry Martini Dessert http://food-management.com/bakery-desserts/blueberry-martini-dessert <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A blueberry take on a dessert martini</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/bakery-desserts/blueberry-martini-dessert" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/bakery-desserts/blueberry-martini-dessert#comments Bakery Desserts Bakery & Desserts Operator Submitted Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:18:00 +0000 36631 at http://food-management.com Creamy Pina Colada Pie http://food-management.com/bakery-desserts/creamy-pina-colada-pie <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Philadelphia Cream Cheese offers a recipe for Pina Colada Pie</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/bakery-desserts/creamy-pina-colada-pie" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/bakery-desserts/creamy-pina-colada-pie#comments Bakery Desserts Bakery & Desserts Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:09:00 +0000 36621 at http://food-management.com Cherry Chocotinis http://food-management.com/bakery-desserts/cherry-chocotinis <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A cherry pie cocktail recipe from Knouse Foodservice</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/bakery-desserts/cherry-chocotinis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/bakery-desserts/cherry-chocotinis#comments Bakery Desserts Bakery & Desserts Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:57:00 +0000 36611 at http://food-management.com Champagne and Grape Crème Brulee http://food-management.com/bakery-desserts/champagne-and-grape-cr-me-brulee <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A Champagne twist on Crème Brulee from the California Table Grape Commission </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/bakery-desserts/champagne-and-grape-cr-me-brulee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/bakery-desserts/champagne-and-grape-cr-me-brulee#comments Bakery Desserts Bakery & Desserts Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:45:00 +0000 36601 at http://food-management.com Hospital Expects to Nearly Double Dining Traffic With Cafe http://food-management.com/news-trends/hospital-expects-nearly-double-dining-traffic-cafe <div class="field-deck"> Located in a highly visible lobby area, the new Metz Market Street Cafe expects to help increase monthly dining customer counts to around 12,000. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Located in a highly visible lobby area, the new Metz Market Street Cafe expects to help increase monthly dining customer counts to around 12,000.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/hospital-expects-nearly-double-dining-traffic-cafe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/hospital-expects-nearly-double-dining-traffic-cafe#comments Contractors Healthcare Metz Culinary Management News & Trends Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:22:00 +0000 36591 at http://food-management.com Food Meets Fiction: VA Tech Goes Hobbit Crazy http://food-management.com/menu-trends/food-meets-fiction-va-tech-goes-hobbit-crazy <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Hobbits are known to eat constantly throughout the day, with meals like “second breakfast” and “elevensies.” Much like Millenials…Virginia Tech took the connection far with a literary/food event from the fantasy world. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/menu-trends/food-meets-fiction-va-tech-goes-hobbit-crazy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/menu-trends/food-meets-fiction-va-tech-goes-hobbit-crazy#comments Colleges & Universities Menu Trends Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:06:00 +0000 36571 at http://food-management.com Micro-markets Fill Service Gap for Hospital http://food-management.com/healthcare/micro-markets-fill-service-gap-hospital <div class="field-deck"> Florida Hospital uses concept to promote healthier dining options in secured access locations. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Florida Hospital uses concept to promote healthier dining options in secured access locations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/healthcare/micro-markets-fill-service-gap-hospital" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/healthcare/micro-markets-fill-service-gap-hospital#comments Convenience Retailing Healthcare Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:58:00 +0000 36561 at http://food-management.com <p>Florida Hospital produces fresh grab-and-go for its micro market in its own central kitchen.</p> Silver Plate Awards 2014: Lisette Coston http://food-management.com/management/silver-plate-awards-2014-lisette-coston <div class="field-deck"> Executive Director of Support Services, St. Francis Health System </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Executive Director of Support Services, St. Francis Health System</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/management/silver-plate-awards-2014-lisette-coston" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/management/silver-plate-awards-2014-lisette-coston#comments Management Healthcare Silver Plate Profiles Private Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:20:00 +0000 36551 at http://food-management.com <p>Lisette Coston has never been intimidated by a challenge. Her latest will be finding time for both her regular job at St. Francis and her role as AHF president.</p> University of Montana Wins NACUFS Sustainability Award http://food-management.com/news-trends/university-montana-wins-nacufs-sustainability-award <div class="field-deck"> Competition recognizes member institutions that demonstrate outstanding leadership in the promotion and implementation of environmental sustainability in their campus dining operations. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Competition recognizes member institutions that demonstrate outstanding leadership in the promotion and implementation of environmental sustainability in their campus dining operations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/university-montana-wins-nacufs-sustainability-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/university-montana-wins-nacufs-sustainability-award#comments Colleges & Universities News & Trends Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:37:00 +0000 36541 at http://food-management.com Two Torrance Hospitals Go to Room Service for Patient Meals http://food-management.com/news-trends/two-torrance-hospitals-go-room-service-patient-meals <div class="field-deck"> Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center unveiled its room service program in early April while Torrance Memorial Medical Center launched a year ago. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center unveiled its room service program in early April while Torrance Memorial Medical Center launched a year ago.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/two-torrance-hospitals-go-room-service-patient-meals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/two-torrance-hospitals-go-room-service-patient-meals#comments Healthcare News & Trends Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:27:00 +0000 36531 at http://food-management.com Texas A&M Announces Outsource Deal With Levy http://food-management.com/news-trends/texas-am-announces-outsource-deal-levy <div class="field-deck"> Company to oversee food and hospitality operations in all TAMU athletic facilities, including Kyle Field, Blue Bell Park and Reed Arena. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Company to oversee food and hospitality operations in all TAMU athletic facilities, including Kyle Field, Blue Bell Park and Reed Arena.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/texas-am-announces-outsource-deal-levy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/texas-am-announces-outsource-deal-levy#comments Colleges & Universities Contractors Compass Group News & Trends Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:53:00 +0000 36521 at http://food-management.com K-12 Meal Survey Produces Mixed Results http://food-management.com/news-trends/k-12-meal-survey-produces-mixed-results <div class="field-deck"> Staple items like hot dogs, nachos and pizza made both the top "keeper" and "get rid of" lists. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Staple items like hot dogs, nachos and pizza made both the top "keeper" and "get rid of" lists.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/k-12-meal-survey-produces-mixed-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/k-12-meal-survey-produces-mixed-results#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Fri, 11 Apr 2014 18:09:00 +0000 36501 at http://food-management.com Way Beyond Bacon http://food-management.com/blog/way-beyond-bacon <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Pork Summit 2014, held in St. Helena, CA brings together chefs who use the whole hog and the people who love to eat it: pork trends, education, teamwork in the kitchen...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/taras-food-notebook">Tara&#039;s Food Notebook</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/way-beyond-bacon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/way-beyond-bacon#comments Opinions Tara&#039;s Food Notebook Fri, 11 Apr 2014 17:31:00 +0000 36511 at http://food-management.com Heartland Expands K-12 Presence With MCS Acquisition http://food-management.com/supplier/heartland-expands-k-12-presence-mcs-acquisition <div class="field-deck"> With deal for MCS' over 4,000 K-12 clients, company now claims a 35% market share. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>With deal for MCS' over 4,000 K-12 clients, company now claims a 35% market share.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/supplier/heartland-expands-k-12-presence-mcs-acquisition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/supplier/heartland-expands-k-12-presence-mcs-acquisition#comments Supplier Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:12:00 +0000 36491 at http://food-management.com Bryn Mawr Holds "100 Mile" Local Food Dinner http://food-management.com/news-trends/bryn-mawr-holds-100-mile-local-food-dinner <div class="field-deck"> Meal featured a menu made up entirely of food produced within 100 miles of campus. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Meal featured a menu made up entirely of food produced within 100 miles of campus.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/bryn-mawr-holds-100-mile-local-food-dinner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/bryn-mawr-holds-100-mile-local-food-dinner#comments Colleges & Universities News & Trends Private Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:50:00 +0000 36481 at http://food-management.com 12 Things You Don’t Want to Find in Your Food http://food-management.com/blog/12-things-you-don-t-want-find-your-food <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>New food safety blogger Jeff Nelkin offers tips to prevent foreign objects from ending up in your food.</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/12-things-you-don-t-want-find-your-food" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/12-things-you-don-t-want-find-your-food#comments Food Safety Coaching Food Safety Thu, 10 Apr 2014 18:48:00 +0000 36471 at http://food-management.com UMES to Outsource Dining Services http://food-management.com/news-trends/umes-outsource-dining-services <div class="field-deck"> Foodservice operations at historic black college total about $1 million annually in cash sales. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Foodservice operations at historic black college total about $1 million annually in cash sales.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/umes-outsource-dining-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/umes-outsource-dining-services#comments Colleges & Universities News & Trends Thu, 10 Apr 2014 18:14:00 +0000 36461 at http://food-management.com Ruling: District Violated State Law With Outsource Decision http://food-management.com/news-trends/ruling-district-violated-state-law-outsource-decision <div class="field-deck"> Farmington Schools acted unlawfully in privatizing its school foodservice, according a New Hampshire Public Employee Labor Relations Board ruling. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The New Hampshire Public Employee Labor Relations Board has ruled that the Farmington Schools District has violated state labor laws when it outsourced and privatized food services in the district.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/ruling-district-violated-state-law-outsource-decision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/ruling-district-violated-state-law-outsource-decision#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:47:00 +0000 36451 at http://food-management.com