Contractors http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6603/more en Unidine Expands into 22nd State http://food-management.com/news-trends/unidine-expands-22nd-state <div class="field-byline"> Mike Buzalka </div> <div class="field-deck"> Deal with Penick Village adds North Carolina to fast-growing contract company's operating territory. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Unidine entered the North Carolina market for the first time with a contract to manage dining services for the Penick Village senior retirement community in Southern Pines. North Carolina becomes the 22nd state in which Unidine, one of the <a href="http://food-management.com/top-50-listings/fm-top-50-2015-fast-risers">fastest growing foodservice companies</a> in the country according to FM&#39;s <a href="http://food-management.com/top-50-listings/fm-top-50-2015">2015 Top 50 Contract Management Companies</a> listing, operates.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/unidine-expands-22nd-state" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/unidine-expands-22nd-state#comments Contractors Healthcare News & Trends Unidine Corporation Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:01:00 +0000 47291 at http://food-management.com <p>Unidine held a reception for Penick Village residents in April 16 to introduce some of its food offerings.</p> End-of-Term Bulk Orders Overwhelm Campus C-store http://food-management.com/news-trends/end-term-bulk-orders-overwhelm-campus-c-store <div class="field-deck"> As a result, retail outlet at Lawrence University no longer will accept bulk orders. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Students using up end-of-year culinary cash account excess funds have so overwhelmed the Corner Store c-store on the campus of Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisc. that it has discontinued accepting bulk orders, <a href="http://www.lawrentian.com/archives/1005711" target="_blank">reports</a> the school&#39;s The Lawrentian campus paper. The problems included lack of space to store the excess inventory being ordered and the overwhelming of the staff even after a pair of extra employees were added to help handle the expected rush.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/end-term-bulk-orders-overwhelm-campus-c-store" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/end-term-bulk-orders-overwhelm-campus-c-store#comments Colleges & Universities Contractors Compass Group News & Trends Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:38:00 +0000 47141 at http://food-management.com UM Hospital Opens Big Salad Unit http://food-management.com/news-trends/um-hospital-opens-big-salad-unit <div class="field-deck"> Chain's menu tweaked to incorporate selections adhering to healthcare insitution's internal healthy dining guidelines. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The University of Michigan Hospital (UMH) in Ann Arbor and its dining services provider Aramark Healthcare are opening a The Big Salad unit in the healthcare facility&#39;s onsite cafe on April 9. The commercial restaurant chain&#39;s seventh outlet will feature a freestanding counter service location as well as a gourmet salad bar where customers can create their own salads.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/um-hospital-opens-big-salad-unit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/um-hospital-opens-big-salad-unit#comments Aramark Contractors Healthcare News & Trends Wed, 08 Apr 2015 17:07:00 +0000 46881 at http://food-management.com <p>A salad, soup and wrap combo from The Big Salad.</p> The Big Salad TrustHouse Names New President/CEO http://food-management.com/news-trends/trusthouse-names-new-presidentceo <div class="field-deck"> Brian Poplin, a veteran of Aramark Healthcare Technologies, succeeds company founder Michael Bailey, who will remain as chairman. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/top-50-listings/fm-top-50-2015-no-8-trusthouse-services-group">TrustHouse Services Group</a> has announced the appointment of Brian Poplin, DHA, FACHE, as the company&rsquo;s president and CEO, succeeding company founder Michael Bailey, who remains chairman. Poplin, who had spent 19 years with Aramark Healthcare Technologies, has served for the past two years as president/CEO of Medical Staffing Network Healthcare, LLC.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/trusthouse-names-new-presidentceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/trusthouse-names-new-presidentceo#comments Contractors News & Trends Trusthouse Services Group Mon, 06 Apr 2015 18:30:00 +0000 46841 at http://food-management.com <p>New TrustHouse President/CEO Dr. Brian Poplin, DHA, FACHE.</p> Xanterra Abandons National Park Trade Name Gambit http://food-management.com/news-trends/xanterra-abandons-national-park-trade-name-gambit <div class="field-deck"> Applications to secure ownership of Grand Canyon property names have been withdrawn. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Xanterra Parks &amp; Resorts has dropped most, if not all, of its applications to trademark the names of lodgings and other concessions on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park, <a href="http://www.nationalparkstraveler.com/2015/03/xanterra-parks-resorts-abandoning-efforts-trademark-business-names-south-rim-grand-canyon-national-p26435" target="_blank">reports</a> National Parks Traveler, which cites U.S. Patent and Trademark Office records.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/xanterra-abandons-national-park-trade-name-gambit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/xanterra-abandons-national-park-trade-name-gambit#comments Contractors More Segments News & Trends Xanterra Parks and Resorts Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:33:00 +0000 46681 at http://food-management.com 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/contractors/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>Five Star Food Service growing rapidly in hybrid retail concept market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/contractors/independent-vending-firm-opens-400th-micro-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/contractors/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