Colleges & Universities http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6599/more en Auburn taking local to a whole new level http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/auburn-taking-local-whole-new-level <div class="field-byline"> By Jacque Kochak </div> <div class="field-deck"> Creating a closed-loop system, the university is growing tilapia and cucumbers that are used in the dining services program. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Creating a closed-loop system, the university is growing tilapia and cucumbers that are used in the dining services program.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/auburn-taking-local-whole-new-level" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/auburn-taking-local-whole-new-level#comments Colleges & Universities Private Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:34:00 +0000 63401 at http://food-management.com <p>Through a partnership between dining services and Auburn professors, tilapia is being grown on campus in an aquaponic fish house. The tilapia are used in dining services.</p> Auburn University Sustainability at Chatham University's Eden Hall campus http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/sustainability-chatham-universitys-eden-hall-campus <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Sprouting up in the rolling rural topography of Richland Township north of Pittsburgh, Chatham University&rsquo;s 388-acre Eden Hall campus is one of the most sustainability-conscious academic locations in the world.<br /> Highlighted by the recently opened $50 million Eden Hall Commons Center, the campus is home to Chatham&rsquo;s Falk School of Sustainability, where practices ranging from water and energy conservation to green facility design and local food production are not only practiced but the basis of the curriculum.</p> <p>Here are some of the sustainability highlights...</p> </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/sustainability-chatham-universitys-eden-hall-campus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/sustainability-chatham-universitys-eden-hall-campus#comments Colleges & Universities Tue, 21 Jun 2016 16:40:00 +0000 63361 at http://food-management.com Working farm, solar power highlight Chatham sustainability program http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/working-farm-solar-power-highlight-chatham-sustainability-program <div class="field-deck"> The school’s Eden Hall campus has its own growing fields and is totally reliant on solar power for its food production equipment. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The school’s Eden Hall campus has its own growing fields and is totally reliant on solar power for its food production equipment.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/working-farm-solar-power-highlight-chatham-sustainability-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/working-farm-solar-power-highlight-chatham-sustainability-program#comments Colleges & Universities Private Tue, 21 Jun 2016 16:33:00 +0000 63341 at http://food-management.com <p>A solar powered hoop house enables Chatham&#39;s Eden Hall to grow crops even in the winter months.</p> Chatham University Student demand brings dim sum from special event to menu addition http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/student-demand-brings-dim-sum-special-event-menu-addition <div class="field-deck"> Serving a selection of delicious Chinese dumplings and snacks on rolling carts catches on big time at Kennesaw State University. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Serving a selection of delicious Chinese dumplings and snacks on rolling carts catches on big time at Kennesaw State University.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/student-demand-brings-dim-sum-special-event-menu-addition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/student-demand-brings-dim-sum-special-event-menu-addition#comments Colleges & Universities Private Fri, 17 Jun 2016 17:14:00 +0000 63271 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock The University of Kansas’ new café finds inspiration from the “Rules of Basketball” http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/university-kansas-new-caf-finds-inspiration-rules-basketball <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>The DeBruce Center at the University of Kansas has both a series of delectable food stations but also is home to James Naismith's original "Rules of Basketball."</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/university-kansas-new-caf-finds-inspiration-rules-basketball" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/university-kansas-new-caf-finds-inspiration-rules-basketball#comments Colleges & Universities Wed, 15 Jun 2016 13:01:00 +0000 63211 at http://food-management.com <p>A statue of basketball inventor james Naismith with his famous peach basket sits outside KU&#39;s DeBruce Center.</p> Meet the 2016 Loyal Horton award winners http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/2016-loyal-horton-award-winners <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Each year, NACUFS recognizes the best achievements of its membership with its Loyal E. Horton Awards program. Winners receive Gold, Silver and Bronze recognition (plus Honorable Mentions) in six areas: Residential Dining Concepts, Residential Dining-Special Event, Retail Sales-Single Concept, Retail Sales-Multiple Concept/Marketplace, Catering-Special Event and Catering-Online Menu, with awards given in three categories based on school size.</p> <p>Here are some of the winning entries in the 2016 Loyal Horton competition.</p> </div> http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/2016-loyal-horton-award-winners#comments Colleges & Universities Wed, 08 Jun 2016 17:05:00 +0000 63031 at http://food-management.com 5 things: FDA drafts guidance for sodium reductions http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/5-things-fda-drafts-guidance-sodium-reductions <div class="field-deck"> This and more are the things you missed for the week of May 30. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This and more are the things you missed for the week of May 30.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/5-things-fda-drafts-guidance-sodium-reductions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/5-things-fda-drafts-guidance-sodium-reductions#comments Colleges & Universities K-12 Schools Market Trends Legislation Fri, 03 Jun 2016 12:37:00 +0000 62861 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock Campus eatery sparks connection with outside community http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/campus-eatery-sparks-connection-outside-community <div class="field-deck"> Community Table at the University of South Carolina is designed as a gathering place in both décor and menu. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Community Table at the University of South Carolina is designed as a gathering place in both décor and menu.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/campus-eatery-sparks-connection-outside-community" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/campus-eatery-sparks-connection-outside-community#comments Colleges & Universities Thu, 02 Jun 2016 17:22:00 +0000 62831 at http://food-management.com <p>The Community Table sits in a growing section of the USC campus, as well as near several prominent off-campus sites like the State Capitol.</p> Yale’s Taherian wins IFMA Gold Plate http://food-management.com/news-trends/yale-s-taherian-wins-ifma-gold-plate <div class="field-deck"> The college segment Silver Plate winner wins top honor at a gala event in Chicago. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>College segment Silver Plate winner wins top honor at gala event in Chicago.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/yale-s-taherian-wins-ifma-gold-plate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/yale-s-taherian-wins-ifma-gold-plate#comments Colleges & Universities News & Trends Mon, 23 May 2016 12:40:00 +0000 62591 at http://food-management.com <p>Yale Dining&#39;s Rafi Taherian (2nd from r.) is joined by his son Zachary as he receives the IFMA Gold Plate Award from IFMA President/CEO Larry Oberkfell (left) and Sargento Foods Food Service President Kevin Delahunt at the IFMA 2016 Gold &amp; Silver Plate Celebration.</p> Photo: IFMA College provides suppers for needy kids in local K-12 district http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/college-provides-suppers-needy-kids-local-k-12-district <div class="field-deck"> A program from Metz at Misericordia University delivers six evening meals to 40 area youngsters meeting poverty criteria. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A program from Metz at Misericordia University delivers six evening meals to 40 area youngsters meeting poverty criteria.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/college-provides-suppers-needy-kids-local-k-12-district" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/college-provides-suppers-needy-kids-local-k-12-district#comments Colleges & Universities Contractors K-12 Schools Metz Culinary Management Private Thu, 19 May 2016 17:35:00 +0000 62541 at http://food-management.com Metz Culinary Management