Management http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6632/more en Cleveland schools move to semi-scratch model, increase participation http://food-management.com/business-industry/cleveland-schools-move-semi-scratch-model-increase-participation <div class="field-deck"> A new director arrived at Cleveland Metropolitan School District this fall determined to convert two-thirds of the district’s kitchens from prepackaged to semi-scratch by the end of the year. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A new director arrived at Cleveland Metropolitan School District this fall determined to convert two-thirds of the district’s kitchens from prepackaged to semi-scratch by the end of the year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/business-industry/cleveland-schools-move-semi-scratch-model-increase-participation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/business-industry/cleveland-schools-move-semi-scratch-model-increase-participation#comments Management K-12 Schools Private Tue, 15 Dec 2015 16:56:00 +0000 53671 at http://food-management.com <p>ON THE LINE: Students are liking the new, semi-scratch lunches at 60 Cleveland schools, a departure from the prepackaged meals of the past.</p> University of Chicago pilots Saturday night dining club http://food-management.com/management/university-chicago-pilots-saturday-night-dining-club <div class="field-deck"> The university-funded pilot was designed to gauge students' interest in a Saturday night, on-campus dining option. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The university-funded pilot was designed to gauge students' interest in a Saturday night, on-campus dining option.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/management/university-chicago-pilots-saturday-night-dining-club" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/management/university-chicago-pilots-saturday-night-dining-club#comments Management Colleges & Universities Private Mon, 23 Nov 2015 18:04:00 +0000 53431 at http://food-management.com <p>The University of Chicago piloted a Saturday night free meal program to determine if dining services needs to expand services to weekends.</p> High food costs and an expanding campus prompt UC-Riverside to cut meal perk in half http://food-management.com/management/high-food-costs-and-expanding-campus-prompt-uc-riverside-cut-meal-perk-half <div class="field-byline"> Amanda McCorquodale </div> <div class="field-deck"> University finds a creative way to absorb cost of goods increases while staying attractive as a student employer. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>University finds a creative way to absorb cost of goods increases while staying attractive as a student employer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/management/high-food-costs-and-expanding-campus-prompt-uc-riverside-cut-meal-perk-half" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/management/high-food-costs-and-expanding-campus-prompt-uc-riverside-cut-meal-perk-half#comments Management Menu Economics Fri, 13 Nov 2015 17:43:00 +0000 53211 at http://food-management.com <p>Barn dining room: UC-Riverside employs 900 student employees in dining services. As food costs increased, dining services had to cut the employee meal perk in half. Dining services estimates this will save $100,000.</p> Local ranchers beef up K-12 district’s meal program http://food-management.com/management/local-ranchers-beef-k-12-district-s-meal-program <div class="field-deck"> Donated animals and funds give Thayer Central Community Schools a free three-year beef supply. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>No bull. Donations fulfill all of K-12 district's beef needs for the next three years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/management/local-ranchers-beef-k-12-district-s-meal-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/management/local-ranchers-beef-k-12-district-s-meal-program#comments Management Procurement K-12 Schools Sustainability Private Fri, 13 Nov 2015 17:42:00 +0000 53201 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock Friday night bites http://food-management.com/management/friday-night-bites <div class="field-byline"> Marygrace Taylor </div> <div class="field-deck"> One school district is using weekly football games to help students get hot, nutritious meals. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>One school district is using weekly football games to help students get hot, nutritious meals. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/management/friday-night-bites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/management/friday-night-bites#comments Management Tue, 10 Nov 2015 17:12:00 +0000 53171 at http://food-management.com UCLA pilot of kosher and halal meal plans fails http://food-management.com/management/ucla-pilots-kosher-and-halal-meal-plans-fails <div class="field-deck"> A supplemental plan offering halal and kosher prepackaged lunch and dinner options didn’t receive enough participation to warrant keeping the option. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A supplemental plan offering halal and kosher prepackaged lunch and dinner options didn’t receive enough participation to warrant keeping the option. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/management/ucla-pilots-kosher-and-halal-meal-plans-fails" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/management/ucla-pilots-kosher-and-halal-meal-plans-fails#comments Management Private Wed, 04 Nov 2015 15:49:00 +0000 53071 at http://food-management.com <p>Students following a halal or kosher diet can purchase a supplemental meal plan to buy prepackaged meals that meet those dining requirements.</p> Mise en Place: Why personal attention is key in training http://food-management.com/management/mise-en-place-why-personal-attention-key-training <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Although it’s important for others to help with training, for the first week at least, new hires need the manager to be closely involved</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/management/mise-en-place-why-personal-attention-key-training" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/management/mise-en-place-why-personal-attention-key-training#comments Management Menu Trends Private Thu, 22 Oct 2015 16:22:00 +0000 52401 at http://food-management.com Sodexo partners with startup to provide education, clean-label products http://food-management.com/management/sodexo-partners-startup-provide-education-clean-label-products <div class="field-deck"> Back to the Roots and Sodexo are donating 2,000 ready-to-grow products to classrooms to teach kids about where food comes from. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Back to the Roots and Sodexo are donating 2,000 ready-to-grow products to classrooms to teach kids about where food comes from. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/management/sodexo-partners-startup-provide-education-clean-label-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/management/sodexo-partners-startup-provide-education-clean-label-products#comments Management K-12 Schools Fri, 25 Sep 2015 16:11:00 +0000 51511 at http://food-management.com <p>Back to the Roots&#39; Water Garden is a self-cleaning fish bowl that grows food.</p> Back to the Roots 5 Things: Can meat really be sustainable and DC Schools tells management company it must stay http://food-management.com/management/5-things-can-meat-really-be-sustainable-and-dc-schools-tells-management-company-it-must-s <div class="field-deck"> This and more are the things you missed for the week of July 20. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This and more are the things you missed for the week of July 20. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/management/5-things-can-meat-really-be-sustainable-and-dc-schools-tells-management-company-it-must-s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/management/5-things-can-meat-really-be-sustainable-and-dc-schools-tells-management-company-it-must-s#comments Management News & Trends Private Fri, 24 Jul 2015 15:05:00 +0000 49501 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock Bon Appetit adds to mobile fleet in Seattle http://food-management.com/business-industry/bon-appetit-adds-mobile-fleet-seattle <div class="field-deck"> Three new concepts bolster the company’s foray into street-scene dining. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Three new concepts bolster the company’s foray into street-scene dining.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/business-industry/bon-appetit-adds-mobile-fleet-seattle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/business-industry/bon-appetit-adds-mobile-fleet-seattle#comments Management Business & Industry Private Wed, 08 Jul 2015 14:22:00 +0000 48911 at http://food-management.com <p>Customers line up for Biscuit Box&rsquo;s biscuit based delicacies during the Mobile Mavens rollout event on June 30.</p> Photo: Clare Barboza