Food Management http://food-management.com/rss.xml en USDA releases final rules regarding Smart Snacks and wellness policies http://food-management.com/news-trends/usda-releases-final-rules-regarding-smart-snacks-and-wellness-policies <div class="field-deck"> Schools will no longer be allowed to advertise foods that do not meet nutritional policies set forth by Smart Snacks. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Schools will no longer be allowed to advertise foods that do not meet nutritional policies set forth by Smart Snacks. </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/usda-releases-final-rules-regarding-smart-snacks-and-wellness-policies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/usda-releases-final-rules-regarding-smart-snacks-and-wellness-policies#comments News & Trends Thu, 21 Jul 2016 19:38:00 +0000 64281 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock 5 things: Bowdoin College in food fight with best-selling author http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-bowdoin-college-food-fight-best-selling-author <div class="field-deck"> This and more are the things you missed for the week of July 18. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This and more are the things you missed for the week of July 18.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-bowdoin-college-food-fight-best-selling-author" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-bowdoin-college-food-fight-best-selling-author#comments Market Trends Thu, 21 Jul 2016 16:49:00 +0000 64271 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock Surviving a social media scandal: Lessons from the mac ‘n cheese meltdown at UConn http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/surviving-social-media-scandal-lessons-mac-n-cheese-meltdown-uconn <div class="field-deck"> Real talk at a NACUFS session about what really happened after a viral video pushed dining services into the spotlight—and a new set of rules that came from the ordeal. Plus, get the recipe for the infamous jalapeño-bacon mac ‘n cheese. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>It just wouldn&rsquo;t go away. That was Director of Dining Services Dennis Pierce&rsquo;s sinking feeling, day after day, as UConn Dining remained the white-hot focus of YouTube views, tweets, retweets, Facebook posts, late-night monologues and relentless media attention in the days and weeks following a student&rsquo;s drunken confrontation with the dining staff over a dish of jalape&ntilde;o-bacon mac &lsquo;n cheese.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/surviving-social-media-scandal-lessons-mac-n-cheese-meltdown-uconn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/surviving-social-media-scandal-lessons-mac-n-cheese-meltdown-uconn#comments Colleges & Universities Management Private Mon, 18 Jul 2016 20:52:00 +0000 64211 at http://food-management.com Photo: Tara Fitzpatrick UConn’s infamously delicious jalapeño-bacon mac ‘n cheese http://food-management.com/operator-submitted/uconn-s-infamously-delicious-jalape-o-bacon-mac-n-cheese <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This spicy-smoky, dangerously craveable late-night menu staple at UConn was the center of a social media firestorm last year...now you can try it, hopefully minus the scandal. </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/operator-submitted/uconn-s-infamously-delicious-jalape-o-bacon-mac-n-cheese" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/operator-submitted/uconn-s-infamously-delicious-jalape-o-bacon-mac-n-cheese#comments Operator Submitted Mon, 18 Jul 2016 20:31:00 +0000 64201 at http://food-management.com Photo: Tara Fitzpatrick After a revamp, Reebok’s cafeteria aligns with its wellness brand http://food-management.com/business-industry/after-revamp-reebok-s-cafeteria-aligns-its-wellness-brand <div class="field-byline"> Gloria Dawson </div> <div class="field-deck"> By eliminating soda, white bread and large candy bars, employees at the sporting goods brand can now practice what they preach. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>By eliminating soda, white bread and large candy bars, employees at the sporting goods brand can now practice what they preach. </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/business-industry/after-revamp-reebok-s-cafeteria-aligns-its-wellness-brand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/business-industry/after-revamp-reebok-s-cafeteria-aligns-its-wellness-brand#comments Business & Industry Management Private Mon, 18 Jul 2016 17:51:00 +0000 64191 at http://food-management.com <p>Reebok Crossfit box members remove a soda vending machine.&nbsp;</p> Courtesy of Reebok 5 things: Foodservice employee charged with $1.1 million theft http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-foodservice-employee-charged-11-million-theft <div class="field-deck"> This and more are the things you missed for the week of July 11. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This and more are the things you missed for the week of July 11.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-foodservice-employee-charged-11-million-theft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-foodservice-employee-charged-11-million-theft#comments Market Trends Thu, 14 Jul 2016 19:48:00 +0000 64171 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock Café gives hospital urban retreat with menu flexibility http://food-management.com/healthcare/caf-gives-hospital-urban-retreat-menu-flexibility <div class="field-deck"> The University of Pennsylvania Health System’s One West Café offers an alternative to the fixed menu choices at the facility’s other retail dining locations. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The University of Pennsylvania Health System’s One West Café offers an alternative to the fixed menu choices at the facility’s other retail dining locations.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/healthcare/caf-gives-hospital-urban-retreat-menu-flexibility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/healthcare/caf-gives-hospital-urban-retreat-menu-flexibility#comments Healthcare Thu, 14 Jul 2016 19:04:00 +0000 64161 at http://food-management.com <p>The self-serve salad bar in the One West Cafe offers a full selection of choices.</p> Tsoi/Kobus & Associates Report: Convenience factors hamper sports concessions sales http://food-management.com/news-trends/report-convenience-factors-hamper-sports-concessions-sales <div class="field-deck"> Long lines, slow service feed fan preferences for mobile, in-seat ordering, according to this multinational survey of sports fans. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Long lines, slow service feed fan preferences for mobile, in-seat ordering, according to this multinational survey of sports fans.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/report-convenience-factors-hamper-sports-concessions-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/report-convenience-factors-hamper-sports-concessions-sales#comments Stadiums - Arenas More Segments News & Trends Wed, 13 Jul 2016 13:09:00 +0000 64121 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock 10 creative culinary strategies for schools http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/k-12-culinary-tips-galley <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>10 creative culinary strategies for schools</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/k-12-culinary-tips-galley" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/k-12-culinary-tips-galley#comments K-12 Schools Wed, 13 Jul 2016 12:16:00 +0000 64111 at http://food-management.com A tour of Vanderbilt’s Kitchen and Market at Kissam http://food-management.com/design/tour-vanderbilt-s-kitchen-and-market-kissam <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>The Kitchen and Market is a combined prepared foods servery and 24-hour c-store for residents of Vanderbilt University&rsquo;s Kissam College Halls complex, though it is also open to all other students of the university as well. The eatery is a prominent gathering place for the Kissam community, which is based on the British Oxford-Cambridge residential college model.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/design/tour-vanderbilt-s-kitchen-and-market-kissam" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/design/tour-vanderbilt-s-kitchen-and-market-kissam#comments Design Tue, 12 Jul 2016 17:51:00 +0000 64091 at http://food-management.com Dining venue facilitates living and learning environment at Vanderbilt http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/dining-venue-facilitates-living-and-learning-environment-vanderbilt <div class="field-deck"> Over 650 upperclass students living in the school’s College Halls at Kissam community share two meals a day at the Market and Kitchen dining center. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Over 650 upperclass students living in the school’s College Halls at Kissam community share two meals a day at the Market and Kitchen dining center.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/dining-venue-facilitates-living-and-learning-environment-vanderbilt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/dining-venue-facilitates-living-and-learning-environment-vanderbilt#comments Colleges & Universities Private Tue, 12 Jul 2016 17:25:00 +0000 64071 at http://food-management.com Vanderbilt University Balancing food quality and pricing http://food-management.com/menu-economics/balancing-food-quality-and-pricing <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Creative operators find ways to menu premium proteins at accessible price points.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/menu-economics/balancing-food-quality-and-pricing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/menu-economics/balancing-food-quality-and-pricing#comments Menu Economics Sponsored-Content Tue, 12 Jul 2016 17:00:00 +0000 63441 at http://food-management.com Best Special Event: Every Menu Has a Story at Senior Living Communities http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-special-event-every-menu-has-story-senior-living-communities <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Every Menu Has a Story is a special evening meal event featuring a custom-designed menu that is based on a story from the life of a particular resident of the community where the meal is held. The program was developed by Senior Living Communities (SLC), which operates 10 luxury retirement communities in five states. <a href="/fm-best-concepts/best-special-event-every-menu-has-story">Read more about the program here.</a></p> <p><em>All photos courtesy of Senior Living Communities</em></p> </div> http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-special-event-every-menu-has-story-senior-living-communities#comments FM Best Concepts Tue, 12 Jul 2016 15:29:00 +0000 64061 at http://food-management.com 2016 Best Concepts Best of Show Award: Minneapolis Public Schools http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/2016-best-concepts-best-show-award-minneapolis-public-schools <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>The student nutrition program at Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) has been undergoing a renaissance in the past four years under Nutrition Services Director Bertrand Weber. From a complete overhaul of the kitchen and servery infrastructure to a new emphasis on scratch preparation and fresh, often locally produced ingredients, the department has been demonstrating what is possible when visionary leadership and administrative commitment intersect to make a difference for students. <a href="/fm-best-concepts/best-show-minneapolis-public-schools">Read more about MPS here.&nbsp;</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/2016-best-concepts-best-show-award-minneapolis-public-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/2016-best-concepts-best-show-award-minneapolis-public-schools#comments FM Best Concepts K-12 Schools Private Tue, 12 Jul 2016 15:09:00 +0000 64041 at http://food-management.com 3 quick bites: Don’t know jackfruit? http://food-management.com/food-beverage/3-quick-bites-don-t-know-jackfruit <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Every week, I compile a short list of food items on the Internet that made me hungry, curious, confused or all of the above.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/food-beverage/3-quick-bites-don-t-know-jackfruit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/food-beverage/3-quick-bites-don-t-know-jackfruit#comments Food & Beverage Mon, 11 Jul 2016 19:51:00 +0000 64021 at http://food-management.com Photo: Thinkstock Best New Facility: Café 83 at Microsoft/Eurest http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-new-facility-caf-83-microsofteurest <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Though the Microsoft campus in Redmond, Wash., already bristled with dozens of innovative and attractive dining options, when the company set out plans to add a new building that would include a foodservice space, the dining team came up with Caf&eacute; 83, which has become a customer favorite due to its unique design, artsy and fun atmosphere, delicious food offerings and value-added services. <a href="/fm-best-concepts/best-new-facility-caf-83">Read more about Caf&eacute; 83 here.&nbsp;</a></p> <p>All photos courtesy of Microsoft.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-new-facility-caf-83-microsofteurest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-new-facility-caf-83-microsofteurest#comments FM Best Concepts Business & Industry Private Mon, 11 Jul 2016 19:42:00 +0000 64011 at http://food-management.com Best Menu: Tapas at Boston College http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-menu-tapas-boston-college <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>A station deployed during the dinner period at Stuart Dining Hall on the Boston College (BC) Newton campus, Tapas offers small-portion, shareable selections from a wide range of cuisines, providing the kind of flexibility that allows the BC dining team to experiment and innovate while satisfying students wishing to try different things. <a href="http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-menu-tapas" target="_blank">Read more about BC&rsquo;s Tapas program here</a>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-menu-tapas-boston-college" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-menu-tapas-boston-college#comments FM Best Concepts Colleges & Universities Menu Trends Private Mon, 11 Jul 2016 18:25:00 +0000 64001 at http://food-management.com It’s not looking good for child nutrition reauthorization this year http://food-management.com/news-trends/it-s-not-looking-good-child-nutrition-reauthorization-year <div class="field-deck"> With little time left on the docket and other items taking Congress’ attention, the likelihood of CNR passing this year isn’t looking positive. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>With little time left on the docket and other items taking Congress’ attention, the likelihood of CNR passing this year isn’t looking positive.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/it-s-not-looking-good-child-nutrition-reauthorization-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/it-s-not-looking-good-child-nutrition-reauthorization-year#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Mon, 11 Jul 2016 15:45:00 +0000 63991 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock 6 sensational sausage ideas and recipes http://food-management.com/food-beverage/6-sensational-sausage-ideas-and-recipes <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>From a traditional German breinwurst to a cult-favorite hot dog created in Phoenix and a burger topped with bacon-flavored sausage, the time is right to put some crackling good sausage dishes on your menu.</p> </div> http://food-management.com/food-beverage/6-sensational-sausage-ideas-and-recipes#comments Food & Beverage Private Fri, 08 Jul 2016 19:10:00 +0000 63971 at http://food-management.com <p>Photo: National Pork Board</p> Stocking your Caribbean pantry http://food-management.com/food-beverage/stocking-your-caribbean-pantry <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Keeping these items on hand will have you ready to serve the dishes of the Caribbean with confidence, cool and just the right amount of heat. </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/food-beverage/stocking-your-caribbean-pantry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/food-beverage/stocking-your-caribbean-pantry#comments Culinary Techniques Menu Trends Food & Beverage Fri, 08 Jul 2016 15:54:00 +0000 63961 at http://food-management.com 5 things: Patient upset after being served bread and butter “sandwich” http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-patient-upset-after-being-served-bread-and-butter-sandwich <div class="field-deck"> This and more are the things you missed for the week of July 4. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This and more are the things you missed for the week of July 4.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-patient-upset-after-being-served-bread-and-butter-sandwich" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-patient-upset-after-being-served-bread-and-butter-sandwich#comments Market Trends Fri, 08 Jul 2016 15:30:00 +0000 63951 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock HMSHost/Grab alliance expands food preordering at airports http://food-management.com/news-trends/hmshostgrab-alliance-expands-food-preordering-airports <div class="field-deck"> The partnership gives travelers at more than 80 airports the ability to order food for convenient pickup. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Partnership gives travelers at more than 80 airports the ability to order food for convenient pickup.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/hmshostgrab-alliance-expands-food-preordering-airports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/hmshostgrab-alliance-expands-food-preordering-airports#comments Transportation More Segments News & Trends Fri, 08 Jul 2016 14:45:00 +0000 63941 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock Survey: Animal welfare a key concern among consumers http://food-management.com/news-trends/survey-animal-welfare-key-concern-among-consumers <div class="field-deck"> Research by Lake Research Partners reveals significant levels of concern among American consumers over the welfare of farm animals raised for food. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Research by Lake Research Partners reveals significant levels of concern among American consumers over the welfare of farm animals raised for food.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/survey-animal-welfare-key-concern-among-consumers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/survey-animal-welfare-key-concern-among-consumers#comments News & Trends Thu, 07 Jul 2016 19:42:00 +0000 63891 at http://food-management.com <p>Consumers say they are increasingly concerned about the treatment of farmed animals such as chickens crowded into cages.</p> Thinkstock Satisfying millennials’ thirst http://food-management.com/sponsored-content/satisfying-millennials-thirst <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Operators menu a wide range of beverages to attract adventurous millennials.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/sponsored-content/satisfying-millennials-thirst" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/sponsored-content/satisfying-millennials-thirst#comments Sponsored-Content Thu, 07 Jul 2016 19:00:00 +0000 63431 at http://food-management.com Styrian Breinwurst http://food-management.com/operator-submitted/styrian-breinwurst <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Andreas Ortner, executive chef at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Va., is from the southern part of the Stryia region in Austria. This is his recipe for breinwurst, not to be confused with bratwurst.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/operator-submitted/styrian-breinwurst" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/operator-submitted/styrian-breinwurst#comments Operator Submitted Thu, 07 Jul 2016 18:58:00 +0000 63881 at http://food-management.com Photo: University of Mary Washington Best Management Company Concept: Playbook helps any district start a school garden http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-management-company-concept-eat-learn-live-school-garden-program <div class="field-deck"> Chartwells K12 </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Chartwells K12's eat. learn. live. School Garden Program provides a step-by-step action plan for any district to start a campus garden. </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-management-company-concept-eat-learn-live-school-garden-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-management-company-concept-eat-learn-live-school-garden-program#comments FM Best Concepts K-12 Schools Private Wed, 06 Jul 2016 19:13:00 +0000 63861 at http://food-management.com Chartwells K12 Best Menu: A tapas menu brings excitement to college dining hall http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-menu-tapas <div class="field-deck"> Boston College </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Boston College opens a tapas station in its dining hall and sees increased participation and student excitement. </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-menu-tapas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-menu-tapas#comments FM Best Concepts Colleges & Universities Menu Trends Private Wed, 06 Jul 2016 19:08:00 +0000 63851 at http://food-management.com Boston College Best New Facility: Café 83 offers variety in an artistic dining environment http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-new-facility-caf-83 <div class="field-deck"> Microsoft/Eurest </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Microsoft's new Cafe 83 provides a variety of dining option in artistic marketplace theme. </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-new-facility-caf-83" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-new-facility-caf-83#comments FM Best Concepts Business & Industry Private Wed, 06 Jul 2016 18:07:00 +0000 63831 at http://food-management.com Microsoft Minneapolis Public Schools wins Best of Show honor with revamp of dining program http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-show-minneapolis-public-schools <div class="field-deck"> MPS Nutrition Services Director Bertrand Weber has a six-year plan to transform this 30,000-student district’s dining program. He’s well on the way. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>MPS Nutrition Services Director Bertrand Weber has a six-year plan to transform this 30,000-student district’s dining program. He’s well on the way. </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-show-minneapolis-public-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-show-minneapolis-public-schools#comments FM Best Concepts K-12 Schools Private Wed, 06 Jul 2016 17:43:00 +0000 63821 at http://food-management.com Minneapolis Public Schools Best Renovation: Hospital renovates facility to create community hot spot http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-renovation-central-table <div class="field-deck"> Barnes Jewish Hospital/Morrison Healthcare </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Barnes Jewish Hospital renovates the Central Table dining facility to become a neighborhood dining hot spot. </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-renovation-central-table" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-renovation-central-table#comments FM Best Concepts Healthcare Renovation Private Wed, 06 Jul 2016 17:37:00 +0000 63811 at http://food-management.com Morrison Healthcare