Colleges & Universities http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6599/more en 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 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 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 Menu Trends Colleges & Universities Private Mon, 11 Jul 2016 18:25:00 +0000 64001 at http://food-management.com 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 Menu Trends Colleges & Universities Private Wed, 06 Jul 2016 19:08:00 +0000 63851 at http://food-management.com Boston College Best Convenience Retailing Concept: College takes retail services off campus http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-convenience-retailing-concept-college-takes-retail-services-campus <div class="field-deck"> Brigham Young University </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Brigham Young University opens retail and catering outlet in off-campus bank and wins Food Management Best Concept award. </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-convenience-retailing-concept-college-takes-retail-services-campus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-convenience-retailing-concept-college-takes-retail-services-campus#comments FM Best Concepts Colleges & Universities Private Tue, 05 Jul 2016 20:13:00 +0000 63711 at http://food-management.com Chris Justice A tour of Duke's new East Union Marketplace http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/tour-dukes-east-union-marketplace <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Opened last fall, East Union Marketplace boasts several new fresh food stations, expanded seating space and a more open, light-filled ambiance.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/tour-dukes-east-union-marketplace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/tour-dukes-east-union-marketplace#comments Colleges & Universities Design Private Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:51:00 +0000 63541 at http://food-management.com Study: Morning meals, PM snacks drive college dining traffic growth http://food-management.com/news-trends/study-morning-meals-pm-snacks-drive-college-dining-traffic-growth <div class="field-deck"> A rise in visits in AM and PM dayparts linked to growth in commuters and two-year college enrollment. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A rise in visits in AM and PM dayparts linked to growth in commuters and two-year college enrollment.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/study-morning-meals-pm-snacks-drive-college-dining-traffic-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/study-morning-meals-pm-snacks-drive-college-dining-traffic-growth#comments Colleges & Universities News & Trends Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:09:00 +0000 63471 at http://food-management.com 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