Food Management http://food-management.com/rss.xml en Cool Recipe Alert: Chicken tikka masala http://food-management.com/food-beverage/cool-recipe-alert-chicken-tikka-masala <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Cardamom, paprika and cumin can transform a dish the moment they hit the pan.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/food-beverage/cool-recipe-alert-chicken-tikka-masala" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/food-beverage/cool-recipe-alert-chicken-tikka-masala#comments Menu Trends Food & Beverage Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:55:00 +0000 64861 at http://food-management.com Mass picnic welcomes Virginia Tech students back to campus http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/mass-picnic-welcomes-virginia-tech-students-back-campus <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>The school’s dining services puts on a zero-waste meal designed to serve delicious food fast and efficiently.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/mass-picnic-welcomes-virginia-tech-students-back-campus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/mass-picnic-welcomes-virginia-tech-students-back-campus#comments Colleges & Universities Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:11:00 +0000 64851 at http://food-management.com Is college food too good? http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/college-food-too-good <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Operators have spent the last decade plus revamping their programs to be, in many cases, downright awesome. But some are questioning the value of college dining programs.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/college-food-too-good" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/college-food-too-good#comments Colleges & Universities Private Tue, 30 Aug 2016 17:06:00 +0000 64831 at http://food-management.com <p>Rollins College is an example of dining services expanding programs. It recently opened a campus pub to attract its older population of students.</p> Brian Carlson UMass tops 2016 Princeton Review Best Campus Food listing http://food-management.com/news-trends/umass-tops-2016-princeton-review-best-campus-food-listing <div class="field-deck"> The school replaces Bowdoin at the top of the list after placing second the last two years. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The school replaces Bowdoin at the top of the list after placing second the last two years.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/umass-tops-2016-princeton-review-best-campus-food-listing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/umass-tops-2016-princeton-review-best-campus-food-listing#comments Colleges & Universities News & Trends Tue, 30 Aug 2016 17:05:00 +0000 64821 at http://food-management.com <p>The Blue Wall is just the latest major addition to the Princeton Review-topping dining program at UMass.</p> Bourbon Pecan Macarons http://food-management.com/food-beverage/bourbon-pecan-macarons <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A twist on a Kentucky classic at Murray State University. This recipe is high-volume (makes 400!)</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/food-beverage/bourbon-pecan-macarons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/food-beverage/bourbon-pecan-macarons#comments Food & Beverage Tue, 30 Aug 2016 12:50:00 +0000 64801 at http://food-management.com Photo: Thinkstock Hospital cafe moves upstairs for fresh look, fresh food http://food-management.com/healthcare/hospital-cafe-moves-upstairs-fresh-look-fresh-food <div class="field-byline"> By Amanda McCorquodale </div> <div class="field-deck"> Sparrow Hospital’s The Gathering Place has doubled its daily sales. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Sparrow Hospital’s The Gathering Place has doubled its daily sales. </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/healthcare/hospital-cafe-moves-upstairs-fresh-look-fresh-food" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/healthcare/hospital-cafe-moves-upstairs-fresh-look-fresh-food#comments Healthcare Private Mon, 29 Aug 2016 15:20:00 +0000 64791 at http://food-management.com <p>The dining environment in the new space has been updated, with features including floor-to-ceiling glass walls and a living wall (far back).&nbsp;</p> Trumpie Photography International Cook with Your Kids Day: A movement foodservice can get behind http://food-management.com/blog/international-cook-your-kids-day-movement-foodservice-can-get-behind <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Dietitian Rachel Begun on the importance of teaching cooking skills and fostering family time. </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/international-cook-your-kids-day-movement-foodservice-can-get-behind" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/international-cook-your-kids-day-movement-foodservice-can-get-behind#comments Business & Industry Colleges & Universities Healthcare K-12 Schools Discussing Diets and Nutrition Fri, 26 Aug 2016 19:51:00 +0000 64781 at http://food-management.com Senior dining reboot http://food-management.com/healthcare/senior-dining-reboot <div class="field-byline"> By Jennifer Crain </div> <div class="field-deck"> An independent senior living facility in Georgia turns dining services into a channel for food autonomy and community building. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>An independent senior living facility in Georgia turns dining services into a channel for food autonomy and community building. </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/healthcare/senior-dining-reboot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/healthcare/senior-dining-reboot#comments Healthcare Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:36:00 +0000 64771 at http://food-management.com <p>Special events have been a huge resident satisfaction driver. This one is a pea snapping demonstration.&nbsp;</p> 5 things: Student drops out of college over “unhealthy” meal plan http://food-management.com/news-trends/5-things-student-drops-out-college-over-unhealthy-meal-plan <div class="field-deck"> This and more are the things you missed for the week of Aug. 22. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><em><img alt="" src="/site-files/food-management.com/files/uploads/2016/06/01/ThinkstockPhotos-511527228%20copy.jpg" style="width: 425px; height: 650px; margin: 5px; float: left;" title="Photo: Thinkstock" />Each Friday I compile a list that highlights five things you probably missed in the news that week and why you should care about them.</em></p> <p><em>Here&rsquo;s your list for the week of Aug. 22</em>:</p></div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/5-things-student-drops-out-college-over-unhealthy-meal-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/5-things-student-drops-out-college-over-unhealthy-meal-plan#comments News & Trends Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:06:00 +0000 64761 at http://food-management.com New café boosts retail business for Iowa hospital http://food-management.com/healthcare/new-caf-boosts-retail-business-iowa-hospital <div class="field-deck"> Regional 99-bed facility's dining department also serves attached senior living units and MOW program. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Regional 99-bed facility's dining department also serves attached senior living units and MOW program.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/healthcare/new-caf-boosts-retail-business-iowa-hospital" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/healthcare/new-caf-boosts-retail-business-iowa-hospital#comments Healthcare Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:48:00 +0000 64751 at http://food-management.com Move over millennials: Here's what you need to know about Gen Z http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/abcs-gen-z <div class="field-byline"> By Marygrace Taylor </div> <div class="field-deck"> The youngest generation is everything millennials aren’t. Here’s what they’re hungry for. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The youngest generation is everything millennials aren’t. Here’s what they’re hungry for. </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/abcs-gen-z" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/abcs-gen-z#comments Business & Industry Colleges & Universities Healthcare K-12 Schools Private Tue, 23 Aug 2016 21:52:00 +0000 64741 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock Convention facility’s urban farm dramatizes its sustainability commitment http://food-management.com/business-industry/convention-facility-s-urban-farm-dramatizes-its-sustainability-commitment <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Chickens, pigs, goats and bees—oh my!—inhabit Cleveland’s Global Center for Innovation facility’s backyard.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/business-industry/convention-facility-s-urban-farm-dramatizes-its-sustainability-commitment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/business-industry/convention-facility-s-urban-farm-dramatizes-its-sustainability-commitment#comments Business & Industry Tue, 23 Aug 2016 19:22:00 +0000 64731 at http://food-management.com Ideas to build upon http://food-management.com/snack-trends/ideas-build-upon <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>These creative build-your-own concepts are seeing success with customers and are beneficial for operators looking to serve a variety of customer types. Sponsored by Mondelēz International.</p> </div> http://food-management.com/snack-trends/ideas-build-upon#comments Snack Trends Tue, 23 Aug 2016 14:07:00 +0000 64631 at http://food-management.com Build-your-own concepts evolve http://food-management.com/snack-trends/build-your-own-concepts-evolve <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Operators cater to growing snack, treats marketplace with customizable menu items.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/snack-trends/build-your-own-concepts-evolve" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/snack-trends/build-your-own-concepts-evolve#comments Snack Trends Tue, 23 Aug 2016 13:41:00 +0000 64621 at http://food-management.com Delaware North Sportservice, Great American Ball Park - Cincinnati, Oh UMass helping local college go self-op, change dining program http://food-management.com/management/umass-helping-local-college-go-self-op-change-dining-program <div class="field-deck"> Well-known for being an innovator in college dining, the University of Massachusetts is working with Westfield State University to focus on creating a profitable, engaging community dining experience. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Well-known for being an innovator in college dining, the University of Massachusetts is working with Westfield State University to focus on creating a profitable, engaging community dining experience. </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/management/umass-helping-local-college-go-self-op-change-dining-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/management/umass-helping-local-college-go-self-op-change-dining-program#comments Colleges & Universities Management Private Mon, 22 Aug 2016 18:52:00 +0000 64711 at http://food-management.com <p>UMass is working as a consultant to help Westfield State take its dining program self-op and elevate the dining experience with more scratch-made items.&nbsp;</p> Westfield State/University of Massachusetts Flavor stations spice up school lunch http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/flavor-stations-spice-school-lunch <div class="field-deck"> Selection of spice blends placed at the end of the serving line allow young diners at Rochester City Schools to add their own flavoring touch. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Selection of spice blends placed at the end of the serving line allow young diners at Rochester City Schools to add their own flavoring touch.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/flavor-stations-spice-school-lunch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/flavor-stations-spice-school-lunch#comments K-12 Schools Private Mon, 22 Aug 2016 15:14:00 +0000 64701 at http://food-management.com <p>Spice blends sit near the checkout to give kids in the Rochester City Schools an opportunity to customize the flavor of their meal selections without adding extra sodium.</p> Rochester City Schools Braised beef short rib tempura with peanut demi glace http://food-management.com/food-beverage/braised-beef-short-rib-tempura-peanut-demi-glace <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This recipe, by culinary students Steven Lyons and Joseph Deleon Guerrero, gilds the lily by deep frying short ribs. </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/food-beverage/braised-beef-short-rib-tempura-peanut-demi-glace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/food-beverage/braised-beef-short-rib-tempura-peanut-demi-glace#comments Food & Beverage Fri, 19 Aug 2016 19:42:00 +0000 64691 at http://food-management.com Photo: Robert Durrell for the National Peanut Board Award-winning roasted peanut falafel http://food-management.com/food-beverage/award-winning-roasted-peanut-falafel <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The winner of a National Peanut Board contest, this fun-to-eat dish, by Jacquelyn Clark and Kimberly Camara, incorporates two Mediterranean powerhouses, falafel and hummus.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/food-beverage/award-winning-roasted-peanut-falafel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/food-beverage/award-winning-roasted-peanut-falafel#comments Food & Beverage Fri, 19 Aug 2016 18:56:00 +0000 64681 at http://food-management.com Photo: Robert Durrell for the National Peanut Board Grilled Lamb Kebabs with Peanut Six Ways http://food-management.com/food-beverage/grilled-lamb-kebabs-peanut-six-ways <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This complex dish, by culinary student team Matthew Francis and Christopher Joseph, starts with lamb in a peanut butter-yogurt marinade, grilled until still pink inside with a nice char on the outside.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/food-beverage/grilled-lamb-kebabs-peanut-six-ways" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/food-beverage/grilled-lamb-kebabs-peanut-six-ways#comments Food & Beverage Fri, 19 Aug 2016 17:45:00 +0000 64671 at http://food-management.com Photo: National Peanut Board 3 fun, eclectic new recipes from young chefs-in-training http://food-management.com/food-beverage/3-fun-eclectic-new-recipes-young-chefs-training <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Three teams of students from The Culinary Institute of America came up with three different ways to incorporate the earthy flavor of the peanut in the National Peanut Board’s Student Innovation contest.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/food-beverage/3-fun-eclectic-new-recipes-young-chefs-training" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/food-beverage/3-fun-eclectic-new-recipes-young-chefs-training#comments Food & Beverage Fri, 19 Aug 2016 17:07:00 +0000 64661 at http://food-management.com 5 things: Court rules Sysco can keep hospital contract secret http://food-management.com/news-trends/5-things-court-rules-sysco-can-keep-hospital-contract-secret <div class="field-deck"> This and more are the things you missed for the week of Aug. 15. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This and more are the things you missed for the week of Aug. 15.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/5-things-court-rules-sysco-can-keep-hospital-contract-secret" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/5-things-court-rules-sysco-can-keep-hospital-contract-secret#comments News & Trends Fri, 19 Aug 2016 17:00:00 +0000 64651 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock Driving sales with peanut appeal http://food-management.com/sponsored-content/driving-sales-peanut-appeal <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>College and University menu makers tap into key trends with peanuts.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/sponsored-content/driving-sales-peanut-appeal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/sponsored-content/driving-sales-peanut-appeal#comments Sponsored-Content Fri, 19 Aug 2016 15:04:00 +0000 64611 at http://food-management.com Menu Tracker: Olympic-themed items from BLT Prime, Johnny Rockets, more http://food-management.com/food-beverage/menu-tracker-olympic-themed-items-blt-prime-johnny-rockets-more <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>The Olympic Games are on many people’s minds, and foodservice operators are working to make the most of them with these special Olympics-themed food and drinks. Take a look at the offerings.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/food-beverage/menu-tracker-olympic-themed-items-blt-prime-johnny-rockets-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/food-beverage/menu-tracker-olympic-themed-items-blt-prime-johnny-rockets-more#comments Food & Beverage Thu, 18 Aug 2016 17:10:00 +0000 64641 at http://food-management.com 10 healthy, bold menu items http://food-management.com/food-beverage/10-healthy-bold-menu-items <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Smart chefs are ramping up flavor and lowering sodium, fat and calories for healthy menu items that get noticed. </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/food-beverage/10-healthy-bold-menu-items" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/food-beverage/10-healthy-bold-menu-items#comments Food & Beverage Tue, 16 Aug 2016 15:32:00 +0000 64411 at http://food-management.com Seven tips for successful wellness programming http://food-management.com/marketing/seven-tips-successful-wellness-programming <div class="field-byline"> Rachel Begun </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The foodservice team has become an integral partner in providing local wellness programs. Here are tips for success by operators for operators. </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/marketing/seven-tips-successful-wellness-programming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/marketing/seven-tips-successful-wellness-programming#comments Marketing Tue, 16 Aug 2016 14:55:00 +0000 64471 at http://food-management.com Study: School meal participation linked with excess weight gain http://food-management.com/news-trends/study-school-meal-participation-linked-excess-weight-gain <div class="field-deck"> Far from denigrating K-12 nutrition programs, the paper’s co-author calls for more funding for initiatives like chef-to-school and farm-to-school to help meet program goals. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Far from denigrating K-12 nutrition programs, paper’s co-author calls for more funding for initiatives like chef-to-school and farm-to-school, to help meet program goals.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/study-school-meal-participation-linked-excess-weight-gain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/study-school-meal-participation-linked-excess-weight-gain#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Mon, 15 Aug 2016 12:41:00 +0000 64601 at http://food-management.com <p>Dr. Wen You of the Virginia Tech College of Agriculture &amp; Life Sciences and co-author of a study examining the link between school nutrition programs and overweight children.</p> Virginia Tech DIY wok bar a hot spot at Hendrix College http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/diy-wok-bar-hot-spot-hendrix-college <div class="field-deck"> The cook-your-own stir-fry station makes customization, cooking practice and healthier eating fun. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The cook-your-own stir-fry station makes customization, cooking practice and healthier eating fun.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/diy-wok-bar-hot-spot-hendrix-college" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/diy-wok-bar-hot-spot-hendrix-college#comments Colleges & Universities Fri, 12 Aug 2016 16:59:00 +0000 64591 at http://food-management.com <p>Students stir-fry their meal at Hendrix College.</p> Hendrix College 14 cool ice cream sandwiches to melt your heart http://food-management.com/food-beverage/14-cool-ice-cream-sandwiches-melt-your-heart <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>As the temperature continues to climb, get down and funky with these cooler-than-ever examples of ice cream sandwich bliss.</p> </div> http://food-management.com/food-beverage/14-cool-ice-cream-sandwiches-melt-your-heart#comments Food & Beverage Fri, 12 Aug 2016 14:09:00 +0000 64581 at http://food-management.com 5 things: Students get creative with leftover meal swipes http://food-management.com/news-trends/5-things-students-get-creative-leftover-meal-swipes <div class="field-deck"> This and more are the things you missed for the week of Aug. 8. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This and more are the things you missed for the week of Aug. 8.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/5-things-students-get-creative-leftover-meal-swipes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/5-things-students-get-creative-leftover-meal-swipes#comments News & Trends Thu, 11 Aug 2016 17:52:00 +0000 64571 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock Pizza “ATM” to debut at Xavier http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/pizza-atm-debut-xavier <div class="field-deck"> The automated unit will vend freshly baked gourmet pies round-the-clock. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The automated unit will vend freshly baked gourmet pies round-the-clock.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/pizza-atm-debut-xavier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/pizza-atm-debut-xavier#comments Colleges & Universities Thu, 11 Aug 2016 14:52:00 +0000 64561 at http://food-management.com <p>Xavier&#39;s new Pizza ATM delivers medium sized pies with a variety of topping choices for $9.</p>