News & Trends http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en UMD Dining Serves Campus-Raised Lamb http://food-management.com/news-trends/umd-dining-serves-campus-raised-lamb <div class="field-deck"> The 14 animals had been purchased by UMD Dining Services and raised by students in a Applied Small Ruminant Partition class. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>University of Maryland Dining Services will be serving lamb raised on the school&#39;s campus farm at its 251 North dining venue and its Green Tidings food truck, <a href="http://www.diamondbackonline.com/news/campus/article_3da2027a-5fc2-11e4-b89e-0017a43b2370.html" target="_blank">reports</a> the Diamondback campus paper. The 14 animals had been purchased by UMD Dining Services from the agriculture and natural resources college and raised by students in a Applied Small Ruminant Partition class until June, when they were slaughtered ands the meat frozen.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/umd-dining-serves-campus-raised-lamb" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/umd-dining-serves-campus-raised-lamb#comments Colleges & Universities News & Trends Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:06:00 +0000 42371 at http://food-management.com Boston Public Schools Joins Meatless Monday Initiative http://food-management.com/news-trends/boston-public-schools-joins-meatless-monday-initiative <div class="field-deck"> District will be serving meat-free dishes such black bean burrito bowls and garden fresh salads topped with chickpeas in its cafeterias on Mondays. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Boston Public Schools has joined the Meatless Monday movement and will be serving meat-free dishes such black bean burrito bowls and garden fresh salads topped with chickpeas in its cafeterias on Mondays. The district enrolls more than 57,000 students at 128 school sites.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/boston-public-schools-joins-meatless-monday-initiative" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/boston-public-schools-joins-meatless-monday-initiative#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:43:00 +0000 42361 at http://food-management.com Alexandria Schools Names USDA Veteran as Nutrition Director http://food-management.com/news-trends/alexandria-schools-names-usda-veteran-nutrition-director <div class="field-deck"> Cynthia Hormel, who succeeds Becky Domokos-Bays, spent four years as a senior advisor at the Center for Nutrition Policy Promotion at the USDA. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/fighting-uphill-battle" target="_blank">Alexandria (VA) City Public Schools</a> has appointed Cynthia Hormel its director of school nutrition services, succeeding Becky Domokos-Bays, who left in September to <a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/domokos-bays-enjoys-bigger-challenge" target="_blank">take the helm</a> at <a href="http://www.loudoun.k12.va.us/site/default.aspx?PageID=1" target="_blank">Loudoun County (VA) Public Schools</a>, one of the fastest growing districts in the country.</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/alexandria-schools-names-usda-veteran-nutrition-director" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/alexandria-schools-names-usda-veteran-nutrition-director#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:29:00 +0000 42351 at http://food-management.com UW Health to Stop Selling Sugary Drinks http://food-management.com/news-trends/uw-health-stop-selling-sugary-drinks <div class="field-deck"> Remaining choices include bottled water, sparkling waters, vitamin waters, flavor-infused spa water, fat-free and low-fat milk, 100 percent fruit juices, low-calorie sports drinks, unsweetened teas and diet soda. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>UW Health plans to stop selling sugar-sweetened beverages by the end of the year, a move it says makes it one of the first health care organizations in Wisconsin to eliminate sugary drinks as a way of encouraging patients, employees and visitors to consume healthier alternatives, <a href="http://host.madison.com/news/local/health_med_fit/uw-health-to-stop-selling-sugary-drinks/article_f3f666c8-0d8a-5fda-b769-da4d5a50d912.html" target="_blank">reports</a> the <em>Wisconsin State Journal</em>. UW Hospital will also remove deep fryers from its cafeteria in December.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/uw-health-stop-selling-sugary-drinks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/uw-health-stop-selling-sugary-drinks#comments Healthcare News & Trends Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:15:00 +0000 42341 at http://food-management.com Lyons Magnus Acquires Maui Beverages http://food-management.com/supplier/lyons-magnus-acquires-maui-beverages <div class="field-deck"> Companies have had a 15 year relationship in jointly marketing Maui Beverages to the foodservice market. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Lyons Magnus has acquired Maui Beverages from Thirsty Ventures, Inc.. The deal includes the Maui Beverages trademark and Maui Beverages customer list that purchased products directly from Thirsty Ventures, Inc. Lyons Magnus and Maui Beverages have had a 15 year relationship in jointly marketing Maui Beverages to the foodservice market. Terms of the transaction are confidential.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/supplier/lyons-magnus-acquires-maui-beverages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/supplier/lyons-magnus-acquires-maui-beverages#comments Supplier Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:24:00 +0000 42331 at http://food-management.com Domokos-Bays Enjoys Bigger Challenge http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/domokos-bays-enjoys-bigger-challenge <div class="field-deck"> The vice president of SNA and long-time director at Alexandria City Public Schools has moved to one of the fastest growing districts in the country and despite a late start, she’s hit the ground running. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The vice president of SNA and long-time director at Alexandria City Public Schools has moved to one of the fastest growing districts in the country and despite a late start, she’s hit the ground running.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/domokos-bays-enjoys-bigger-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/domokos-bays-enjoys-bigger-challenge#comments K-12 Schools Nutrition Private Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:36:00 +0000 42301 at http://food-management.com Lunch Lady to the Rescue http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/lunch-lady-rescue <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Jarrett Krosoczka shares the story of how a lunch lady once saved him when he was in elementary school and how that became the inspiration for a successful series of graphic novels.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/lunch-lady-rescue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/lunch-lady-rescue#comments Facilities Management K-12 Schools Food & Beverage Private Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:03:00 +0000 42291 at http://food-management.com Milwaukee Office Park Revives Venerable Restaurant Brand http://food-management.com/news-trends/milwaukee-office-park-revives-venerable-restaurant-brand <div class="field-deck"> The famed Brown Bottle restaurant, which first opened in 1938 as a meeting place for visitors at the end of brewery tours, will re-open in Milwaukee's 46-acre Schlitz Park riverfront office property. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The famed Brown Bottle restaurant, which first opened in 1938 as a meeting place for visitors at the end of brewery tours, will re-open in Milwaukee&#39;s 46-acre Schlitz Park riverfront office property starting with lunch and happy hour service on November 17th and dinner service beginning December 1st. More than 4,300 employees work in Schlitz Park, home to major Milwaukee organizations like ManpowerGroup, Time Warner and others that provide financial, health care, employment, education, technology and various other services.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/milwaukee-office-park-revives-venerable-restaurant-brand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/milwaukee-office-park-revives-venerable-restaurant-brand#comments Business & Industry News & Trends Tue, 28 Oct 2014 17:35:00 +0000 42281 at http://food-management.com A Rockin’ New Rotisserie Station at UNCH http://food-management.com/regional/rockin-new-rotisserie-station-unch <div class="field-byline"> Tara Fitzpatrick </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Carved concept offers rotisserie chicken, pork and more as succulent sandwiches or satisfying plates at the University of North Carolina Hospitals. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/regional/rockin-new-rotisserie-station-unch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/regional/rockin-new-rotisserie-station-unch#comments Healthcare Beef Chicken Regional Pork Private Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:12:00 +0000 42271 at http://food-management.com <p>Rotisserie chicken at the University of North Carolina Hospitals&#39; new Carved concept</p> University of North Carolina Hospitals A's Expand Ovations Relationship http://food-management.com/news-trends/expand-ovations-relationship <div class="field-deck"> Contractor will manage retail merchandise in O.co Coliseum in addition to food and beverage. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Major League Baseball&#39;s Oakland A&rsquo;s has expanded its partnership with Ovations Food Services at the team&#39;s O.co Coliseum home ballpark to also manage retail merchandise. Ovations already is the food and beverage service provider, taking over a year ago.Ovations, a subsidiary of Comcast-Spectacor that operates in more than 140 public assembly facilities across North America, plans to leverage its buying power with some of the nation&rsquo;s most prolific sports merchandising companies to offer A&rsquo;s fans a larger variety of merchandise throughout the stadium.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/expand-ovations-relationship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/expand-ovations-relationship#comments Contractors More Segments Ovations Food Services News & Trends Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:26:00 +0000 42261 at http://food-management.com