News & Trends http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en School Nutrition Association asks for flexibility, funding http://food-management.com/news-trends/school-nutrition-association-asks-flexibility-funding <div class="field-deck"> The association has released its 2015 position paper ahead of this year’s child nutrition reauthorization. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The association has released its 2015 position paper ahead of this year’s child nutrition reauthorization.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/school-nutrition-association-asks-flexibility-funding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/school-nutrition-association-asks-flexibility-funding#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Thu, 29 Jan 2015 20:24:00 +0000 44771 at http://food-management.com A D.C. Partnership that Actually Works http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/dc-partnership-actually-works <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A unique union between the District of Columbia Public Schools and a community kitchen is helping to increase participation and improve menus. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/dc-partnership-actually-works" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/dc-partnership-actually-works#comments Management K-12 Schools Private Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:24:00 +0000 44761 at http://food-management.com <p>DC Central Kitchen focuses on fresh, local produce for the meals it prepares.</p> Notre Dame Begins Offering Halal Meals http://food-management.com/news-trends/notre-dame-begins-offering-halal-meals <div class="field-deck"> Move is part of initiative to make campus and student body more diverse. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The <a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/beyond-50-power-players-university-notre-dame" target="_blank">University of Notre Dame</a> has begun offering halal meal options in its South Dining Hall to accommodate observant Muslim students, <a href="http://ndsmcobserver.com/2015/01/south-dining-hall-begins-offering-halal-meat" target="_blank">reports</a> the <em>Observer</em> campus paper. The dishes use meats, primarily turkey and beef killed in the proper way that are sourced from primary vendor Gordon Food Service.</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/notre-dame-begins-offering-halal-meals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/notre-dame-begins-offering-halal-meals#comments Colleges & Universities News & Trends Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:08:00 +0000 44751 at http://food-management.com Sustainability-focused Healthcare Chef Launches Own Firm http://food-management.com/news-trends/sustainability-focused-healthcare-chef-launches-own-firm <div class="field-byline"> Mike Buzalka </div> <div class="field-deck"> Justin Johnson, fresh off revamping onsite dining at Milwaukee’s Watertown Hospital, is taking his approach to market with his new Sustainable Kitchens venture. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>UW Health Partners Watertown has one of healthcare dining&rsquo;s <a href="http://food-management.com/healthcare/wisconsin-hospital-embraces-scratch" target="_blank">most aggressive sustainability programs</a>.</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/sustainability-focused-healthcare-chef-launches-own-firm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/sustainability-focused-healthcare-chef-launches-own-firm#comments Management Healthcare News & Trends Private Mon, 26 Jan 2015 18:42:00 +0000 44741 at http://food-management.com <p>Executive Chef Justin Johnson is taking his expertise and experience with developing sustainable, high-quality dining programs to his new venture, Sustainable Kitchens.</p> "Honor System" After-hours Coffee Debuts at Dartmouth http://food-management.com/news-trends/honor-system-after-hours-coffee-debuts-dartmouth <div class="field-deck"> Students getting coffee at the Danforth Student Center will be trusted to make payment without monitoring. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Dartmouth College has introduced an after-hours &quot;honor system&quot; coffee dispenser in the center of it&#39;s Danforth University Center Servery and Cafe Bergson dining venue, <a href="http://www.studlife.com/news/campus-events/2015/01/26/duc-introduces-late-night-on-your-honor-coffee-option" target="_blank">reports</a> the<em> Student Life</em> campus paper. Open from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/honor-system-after-hours-coffee-debuts-dartmouth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/honor-system-after-hours-coffee-debuts-dartmouth#comments Colleges & Universities News & Trends Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 44731 at http://food-management.com Banner Health Launches Major Healthy Food Initiative http://food-management.com/news-trends/banner-health-launches-major-healthy-food-initiative <div class="field-deck"> Initial focus is on vending, but retail cafes and catering are next on the list. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Banner Health is undergoing a massive revamping of its retail dining and vending in order to promote health and wellness, <a href="http://www.azcentral.com/story/money/business/2015/01/23/banner-prescribes-healthier-hospital-fare/22248553" target="_blank">reports</a> the <em>Arizona Republic</em>. A new Healthy Options program is being introduced in Banner facilities in eight states. Initially, the initial focus is on vending, where 80 percent of choices will now be healthier, but the initiative is then slated to be introduced into cafeterias and catering.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/banner-health-launches-major-healthy-food-initiative" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/banner-health-launches-major-healthy-food-initiative#comments Healthcare News & Trends Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:27:00 +0000 44721 at http://food-management.com Ashland U. Debuts Online Grocery http://food-management.com/news-trends/ashland-u-debuts-online-grocery <div class="field-deck"> Eagle Market Place offers full array of products, including fresh produce and meats, for pickup or delivery. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Ashland University is rolling out a new online grocery called <a href="http://eaglemarketplace.ashland.edu" target="_blank">The Eagle Market Place</a>.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/ashland-u-debuts-online-grocery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/ashland-u-debuts-online-grocery#comments Colleges & Universities News & Trends Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:30:00 +0000 44711 at http://food-management.com <p>Fresh produce will be included in the array of grocery products available for online purchase to the Ashaland community.</p> United Upgrades In-flight Meal Service http://food-management.com/news-trends/united-upgrades-flight-meal-service <div class="field-deck"> Biggest enhancements are to meals served to premium-class customers in North America. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Beginning February 1, United Airlines will upgrade dining for North American premium cabin customers and expand North America premium-cabin meal service to include flights of at least 800 miles or 2 hours and 20 minutes during mealtimes.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/united-upgrades-flight-meal-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/united-upgrades-flight-meal-service#comments More Segments News & Trends Thu, 22 Jan 2015 20:31:00 +0000 44591 at http://food-management.com <p>Chicken and sausage jambalaya with white rice and green unions will be one of United&rsquo;s new premium-cabin dishes for United First and United Business customers on flights within North America.</p> GA Tech Opens Some Food Court Units for Dinner http://food-management.com/news-trends/ga-tech-opens-some-food-court-units-dinner <div class="field-deck"> Four of the retail venue's stations will now stay open until 7 p.m. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/college-power-players-georgia-tech" target="_blank">Georgia Tech</a> has opened its retail food court <a href="https://www.gatechdining.com/images/Dinner%20at%20the%20Court%20Poster%20landscape%20light%20blue_tcm251-45507.jpg" target="_blank">for dinner</a> beginning this spring semester, with two stations&mdash;Essential Eats and Simply Sustainable&mdash;accepting meal plan swipes.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/ga-tech-opens-some-food-court-units-dinner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/ga-tech-opens-some-food-court-units-dinner#comments Colleges & Universities News & Trends Thu, 22 Jan 2015 19:45:00 +0000 44581 at http://food-management.com <p>Far East Fusion is one of six stations in GA Tech&#39;s food court that is now open until 7 p.m.</p> The Renovated Kimball Dining Hall at Holy Cross http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/renovated-kimball-dining-hall-holy-cross <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>A major renovation, the first in more than 20 years, has completely transformed the only all-you-care-to-eat dining hall on the campus of the College of the Holy Cross. Combined with a new unlimited meal plan for the school&rsquo;s 2,400+ resident students, the overhaul boosted traffic at Kimball Dining Hall by around 30 percent in the fall 2014 semester.<br /> </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/renovated-kimball-dining-hall-holy-cross" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/renovated-kimball-dining-hall-holy-cross#comments Colleges & Universities Galleries Renovation Thu, 22 Jan 2015 18:10:00 +0000 44571 at http://food-management.com