News & Trends http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en Duval County Schools Launches Student-Designed "Brainfood" Food Truck http://food-management.com/news-trends/duval-county-schools-launches-student-designed-brainfood-food-truck <div class="field-deck"> Mobile eatery will rotate visits to the district's high school sites to promote healthy meal options. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/2013-k-12-power-players-datatable?view=row&amp;page=21" target="_blank">Duval County (Fla.) Schools</a> and Chartwells-Thompson School Dining Services, which operates the district&#39;s school meal program, have rolled out a food truck called Brainfood <a href="http://www.actionnewsjax.com/news/news/local/student-wins-food-truck-design-contest-duval-schoo/nhrFX/#__federated=1" target="_blank">designed by</a> one of the district&#39;s students, <a href="http://www.thedailymeal.com/news/eat/food-trucks-are-now-serving-better-lunch-outside-schools/112414" ta</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/duval-county-schools-launches-student-designed-brainfood-food-truck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/duval-county-schools-launches-student-designed-brainfood-food-truck#comments Contractors K-12 Schools Compass Group Thompson Hospitality News & Trends Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:34:00 +0000 42991 at http://food-management.com All Veg Station Opens at Elon University http://food-management.com/news-trends/all-veg-station-opens-elon-university <div class="field-deck"> Green World at 1889 will offer a vegetable stew and vegan salad bar. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Aramark at Elon University has opened an all vegetarian/vegan station called Green World at 1889 in Colonnades Dining Hall, <a href="http://www.thetimesnews.com/lifestyles/lifestyles-home/going-green-elon-university-adds-vegetarian-dining-options-to-its-menu-1.403806" target="_blank">reports</a> the Times-News. The menu includes vegetable stew and vegan salad bar each day with produce from local farms as well as gluten-free items and kosher foods. Tofu stir-fry and Falafel also are items on the menu.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/all-veg-station-opens-elon-university" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/all-veg-station-opens-elon-university#comments Aramark Colleges & Universities Contractors News & Trends Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:22:00 +0000 42981 at http://food-management.com UNC Dining Allows Kids to Eat for Reduced Rate http://food-management.com/news-trends/unc-dining-allows-kids-eat-reduced-rate <div class="field-deck"> Meal plan holders can pay $5 for a child to eat at Top of Lenoir and Rams Head dining halls. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Children up to 6 years old can now eat at a reduced rate at two dining halls on the <a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/2014-college-power-players-north-carolina" target="_blank">University of North Carolina</a> campus, <a href="http://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2014/11/dining-halls-now-offer-reduced-prices-to-children" target="_blank">reports</a> the <em>Daily Tar Heel</em>. Meal plan holders can pay $5 for a child to eat at Top of Lenoir and Rams Head dining halls using Dining Flex, cash, credit or debit cards. The program began in October.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/unc-dining-allows-kids-eat-reduced-rate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/unc-dining-allows-kids-eat-reduced-rate#comments Colleges & Universities News & Trends Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:05:00 +0000 42961 at http://food-management.com MSU Chef Wins Trip to France with Seafood Stew http://food-management.com/food-beverage/msu-chef-wins-trip-france-seafood-stew <div class="field-deck"> Kurt Kwiatkowski’s Catalan Seafood Stew wins Bocuse D’Or Soup Recipe Contest </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Kurt Kwiatkowski’s Catalan Seafood Stew wins Bocuse D’Or Soup Recipe Contest</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/food-beverage/msu-chef-wins-trip-france-seafood-stew" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/food-beverage/msu-chef-wins-trip-france-seafood-stew#comments Colleges & Universities Seafood Culinary Techniques Seafood Food & Beverage Menu Trends Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:41:00 +0000 42951 at http://food-management.com Bon Appetit Opens Full-Service Restaurant in Mission Bay Office Building http://food-management.com/news-trends/bon-appetit-opens-full-service-restaurant-mission-bay-office-building <div class="field-deck"> Stem will offer a sandwich/salad/pizza menu initially along with heated patio seating, organic garden and even a bocce ball court. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Bon App&eacute;tit Management Co. has opened Stem Kitchen &amp; Garden, a 158-seat Mediterranean themed full-service restaurant, in a new building in San Francisco&#39;s growing Mission Bay district that is the new home of Alexandria Real Estate Equities, <a href="http://insidescoopsf.sfgate.com/blog/2014/11/20/bon-appetit-management-company-opens-stem-in-san-francisco/#28625-7" target="_blank">reports</a> the <em>San Francisco Chronicle</em>.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/bon-appetit-opens-full-service-restaurant-mission-bay-office-building" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/bon-appetit-opens-full-service-restaurant-mission-bay-office-building#comments Business & Industry Contractors Compass Group News & Trends Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:42:00 +0000 42941 at http://food-management.com Cupcake Mural Helps BYU Raise $3,900 for Local Food Bank http://food-management.com/news-trends/cupcake-mural-helps-byu-raise-3900-local-food-bank <div class="field-deck"> Brigham Young Dining baked, frosted and donated 2,100 cupcakes to the fundraising initiative. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Brigham Young University Dining Services teamed up with the school&#39;s Student Alumni Association to create a mural out of 2,100 cupcakes for a fundraiser to benefit the local food bank in Provo, UT. The blue and white confections, arranged to form a picture of BYU mascot Cosmo the Cougar, were donated by BYU Dining and were sold off for $2 apiece, with the department adding a bottle of milk to students who used Cougar Cash for the purchase.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/cupcake-mural-helps-byu-raise-3900-local-food-bank" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/cupcake-mural-helps-byu-raise-3900-local-food-bank#comments Colleges & Universities News & Trends Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:23:00 +0000 42931 at http://food-management.com <p>BYU Students helped construct a giant mural made of 2,100 blue and white cupcakes for a fundraising effort to benefit the local Provo Food Bank.</p> All-Star Experts Offer Valuable Tips, Tools and Takeaways at AllergyEats conference http://food-management.com/blog/all-star-experts-offer-valuable-tips-tools-and-takeaways-allergyeats-conference <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Allergy blogger Paul Antico says becoming allergy-friendly is good for business. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/discussing-diets-and-nutrition">Discussing Diets and Nutrition</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/all-star-experts-offer-valuable-tips-tools-and-takeaways-allergyeats-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/all-star-experts-offer-valuable-tips-tools-and-takeaways-allergyeats-conference#comments Opinions Nutrition & Special Diets Discussing Diets and Nutrition Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:38:00 +0000 42921 at http://food-management.com BU Dining Initiates Tipping at Late Night Venue http://food-management.com/news-trends/bu-dining-initiates-tipping-late-night-venue <div class="field-deck"> Department says it will make sure employees get at least $9.25/hr. with or without tips. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Late Night Kitchen at <a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/2014-college-power-players-boston-university" target="_blank">Boston University</a>&#39;s Yawkey Center for Student Services will fully implement a tipping system for its employees by the spring semester, <a href="http://dailyfreepress.com/2014/11/20/late-night-kitchen-to-fully-implement-tipping-system" target="_blank">reports</a> the <em>Daily Free Press</em>. BU Dining will pay servers the state minimum tipped employee rate of $2.63 per hour plus anything that falls short of $9.25 per hour with tips included.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/bu-dining-initiates-tipping-late-night-venue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/bu-dining-initiates-tipping-late-night-venue#comments Colleges & Universities News & Trends Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:51:00 +0000 42911 at http://food-management.com Empire BCBS to Fund Meals at NYC Charter School http://food-management.com/news-trends/empire-bcbs-fund-meals-nyc-charter-school <div class="field-deck"> KIPP NYC College Prep High School students will get free breakfasts, lunches and snacks from Revolution Foods for the next year. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Empire BlueCross BlueShield has partnered with CBS EcoMedia through its WellnessAd program to support KIPP NYC College Prep High School&rsquo;s healthy meals program. Through a relationship with healthy school meals vendor Revolution Foods, KIPP NYC College Prep High School now offers students access to free and healthy breakfast, lunch and snack options. ID Media, an Interpublic Group media agency, identified the opportunity and ushered the partnership to fruition by building the program into Empire BlueCross BlueShield&rsquo;s media plan.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/empire-bcbs-fund-meals-nyc-charter-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/empire-bcbs-fund-meals-nyc-charter-school#comments Contractors K-12 Schools News & Trends Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:40:00 +0000 42901 at http://food-management.com <p>A KIPP NYC College Prep High School gets a free healthy lunch prepared by Revolution Foods thanks to financial support from Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield and CBS EcoMedia.</p> Twenty-second Grabfest Promotes Campus C-store http://food-management.com/news-trends/twenty-second-grabfest-promotes-campus-c-store <div class="field-deck"> University of Wisconsin’s Flamingo Run Run gives three lucky students a free run of retail site in a campus Halloween-themed event. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Ready&hellip;set&hellip;shop!</p> <p>Three lucky students at the <a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/college-power-players-wisconsin" target="_blank">University of Wisconsin-Madison</a> got to grab as much as they could off the shelves of the school&rsquo;s Flamingo Run c-store and bypass the checkout. The catch? They only have 20 seconds.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/twenty-second-grabfest-promotes-campus-c-store" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/twenty-second-grabfest-promotes-campus-c-store#comments Colleges & Universities News & Trends Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:57:00 +0000 42871 at http://food-management.com <p>The Flamingo Run c-store on the UWM campus was named for a famous campus incident from 1979, when pranksters planted over a thousand plastic pink flamingos on the Bascom Hill lawn (see the mural behind the register).</p>