Contractors http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6603/more en Compass, Bon Appetit Announce "Imperfect Produce" Recovery Program http://food-management.com/news-trends/compass-bon-appetit-announce-imperfect-produce-recovery-program <div class="field-deck"> The initiative is aimed at using fruits and vegetables that have traditionally been left in fields to rot because they are of less than required size or shape. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Compass Group USA and its Bon Appetit Management Co. unit have announced the launch of Imperfectly Delicious Produce (IDP), an initiative aimed at using fruits and vegetables that have traditionally been left in fields to rot because they are of less than required size or shape.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/compass-bon-appetit-announce-imperfect-produce-recovery-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/compass-bon-appetit-announce-imperfect-produce-recovery-program#comments Contractors Compass Group News & Trends Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:59:00 +0000 46471 at http://food-management.com <p>A version of the Imperfectly Delicious Produce program debuted last year at Microsoft&#39;s Redmond, Wash., campus, where the company and dining services provider Eurest, also a Compass unit, worked with Puget Sound farmers to reclaim misshapen items from the fields.</p> Report: Sportservice Lands Chargers Stadium Deal http://food-management.com/news-trends/report-sportservice-lands-chargers-stadium-deal <div class="field-deck"> Delaware North unit gets 5-10 year deal and will invest $3 million. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The city of San Diego has selected Delaware North Sportservice to operate the food services at Qualcomm Stadium, according to sources, <a href="http://www.bizjournals.com/buffalo/news/2015/03/19/delaware-north-sportservice-wins-san-diego-stadium.html" target="_blank">reports</a> <em>Buffalo Business First</em>. The agreement will run five to 10 years pending negotiations, as stated in the RFP, and requires Sportservice to invest $3 million in capital and install a new point-of-sale system at the 48-year-old facility.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/report-sportservice-lands-chargers-stadium-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/report-sportservice-lands-chargers-stadium-deal#comments Contractors More Segments Delaware North Companies News & Trends Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:04:00 +0000 46451 at http://food-management.com Restaurant Associates' Sirhal Responds to Conde Nast Café Dis http://food-management.com/news-trends/restaurant-associates-sirhal-responds-conde-nast-caf-dis <div class="field-deck"> Sirhal says anonymous New York Daily News review inaccurate and the café’s results prove it. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Last week a reporter from the New York Daily News gave a <a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/new-conde-nast-caf-gets-food-review-thumbs-down">not-so-glowing review</a> of the new Conde Nast cafeteria at One World Trade Center. The caf&eacute; is managed by Restaurant Associates.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/restaurant-associates-sirhal-responds-conde-nast-caf-dis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/restaurant-associates-sirhal-responds-conde-nast-caf-dis#comments Business & Industry Contractors Compass Group News & Trends Wed, 18 Mar 2015 15:00:00 +0000 46371 at http://food-management.com <p>Restaurant Associates President Ed Sirhal.</p> Independent Vending Firm Opens 400th Micro-Market http://food-management.com/news-trends/independent-vending-firm-opens-400th-micro-market <div class="field-deck"> Five Star Food Service growing rapidly in hybrid retail concept market. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Five Star Foodservice, which eight months ago said it became the first independent vending operator in the country to surpass the 300 micro-market threshold, <a href="http://www.fivestar-food.com/five-star-food-service-continues-growth-opens-400th-micro-market" target="_blank">recently celebrated the opening of its 400<sup>th</sup></a> at a B&amp;I site (Jostens) in Clarksville, Tenn.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/independent-vending-firm-opens-400th-micro-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/independent-vending-firm-opens-400th-micro-market#comments Contractors News & Trends Wed, 18 Mar 2015 13:29:00 +0000 46341 at http://food-management.com <p>Five Star&#39;s 400<sup>th</sup> micro-market location is at the Jostens facility in Clarksville, Tenn.</p> Bowling Green Program Allows Students to Donate Some Unused Meal Swipes http://food-management.com/news-trends/bowling-green-program-allows-students-donate-some-unused-meal-swipes <div class="field-deck"> With Falcon Care, a BG student can deposit one swipe a week into a "bank" for use by food-insecure peers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The Falcon Care program at Bowling Green (Ohio) State University allows students with extra meal plan swipes near the end of a semester to donate them to students facing food insecurity, <a href="http://www.bgnews.com/campus/program-lets-students-donate-meal-plan/article_ae56562a-cd17-11e4-a380-d7194f990b6d.html" target="_blank">reports</a> the <em>BG News</em>. The program, in effect since the fall semester, allows students to place one swipe per week into a &ldquo;swipe bank&rdquo; collected by dining services.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/bowling-green-program-allows-students-donate-some-unused-meal-swipes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/bowling-green-program-allows-students-donate-some-unused-meal-swipes#comments Colleges & Universities Contractors Compass Group News & Trends Wed, 18 Mar 2015 11:44:00 +0000 46331 at http://food-management.com Loyola New Orleans to Make Commuter Meal Plans Mandatory in 2016 http://food-management.com/news-trends/loyola-new-orleans-make-commuter-meal-plans-mandatory-2016 <div class="field-byline"> by Mike Buzalka </div> <div class="field-deck"> All new commuter students will be required to participate. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Loyola University New Orleans will require all new commuter students to purchase meal plans beginning in fall 2016, according to a letter sent out to parents and students on March 13th.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/loyola-new-orleans-make-commuter-meal-plans-mandatory-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/loyola-new-orleans-make-commuter-meal-plans-mandatory-2016#comments Colleges & Universities Contractors Sodexo News & Trends Fri, 13 Mar 2015 14:09:00 +0000 46241 at http://food-management.com Dining, Housekeeping Firms Partner to Bundle Services http://food-management.com/news-trends/dining-housekeeping-firms-partner-bundle-services <div class="field-deck"> Culinary Services Group and IH Services will offer their combined resources to clients. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Dining services provider Culinary Services Group LLC (CSG) has announced a partnership with housekeeping/laundry contract firm IH Services Inc. to provide bundled dining, housekeeping, and laundry services to the healthcare market.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/dining-housekeeping-firms-partner-bundle-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/dining-housekeeping-firms-partner-bundle-services#comments Contractors Healthcare Culinary Services Group News & Trends Thu, 05 Mar 2015 13:39:00 +0000 45481 at http://food-management.com Liberty University Students Enjoy NYC "Staycation" http://food-management.com/news-trends/liberty-university-students-enjoy-nyc-staycation <div class="field-deck"> Special event is part of a national Sodexo promotion to chase away those mid-winter blues... </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Students at <a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/college-power-players-liberty">Liberty University</a> made a virtual trip to the Big Apple on Feb. 26th, thanks to a New York City themed special &quot;staycation&quot; event in the school&#39;s Reber-Thomas Dining Hall, complete with a menu of iconic New York fare. The program is part of dining services provider Sodexo&rsquo;s Staycation national <a href="http://www.campusstaycation.com" target="_blank">promotion</a>, through which students can enter to win a trip to Orlando, Los Angeles or New York City.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/liberty-university-students-enjoy-nyc-staycation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/liberty-university-students-enjoy-nyc-staycation#comments Colleges & Universities Contractors Sodexo News & Trends Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:19:00 +0000 45321 at http://food-management.com Binghamton to Extend Sodexo Another Decade http://food-management.com/news-trends/binghamton-extend-sodexo-another-decade <div class="field-deck"> Company has been campus dining services provider for 30 years. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Sodexo is poised to extend its dining services contract with <a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/college-power-players-binghamtom">Binghamton University</a> for another decade, through June 2025,&nbsp; after being the only vendors to respond to a recent RFP, <a href="http://www.bupipedream.com/news/49033/sodexo-seals-deal-for-10-year-contract-with-bu" target="_blank">reports</a> the school&#39;s Pipe Dream campus paper. The company and its antecedents have managed campus dining at BU for 30 years.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/binghamton-extend-sodexo-another-decade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/binghamton-extend-sodexo-another-decade#comments Colleges & Universities Contractors Sodexo News & Trends Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:56:00 +0000 45271 at http://food-management.com Creative Dining Services Names New President/CEO http://food-management.com/news-trends/creative-dining-services-names-new-presidentceo <div class="field-deck"> Former President Steve Hiligan to remain with firm until June 30, when he plans to retire. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/management-companies/creative-dining-services" target="_blank">Creative Dining Services</a> has named Jim Eickhoff president and CEO, effective February 16, with previous president Steve Hiligan taking the title of founding partner. Hiligan will remain with Creative Dining in a consultative role until June 30, 2015, when he will retire.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/creative-dining-services-names-new-presidentceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/creative-dining-services-names-new-presidentceo#comments Contractors Creative Dining Services News & Trends Tue, 17 Feb 2015 15:39:00 +0000 45111 at http://food-management.com <p>New Creative Dining Services President/CEO Jim Eickhoff.</p>