Equipment & Technology http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6636/more en RFID Technology Provides Another 'Third Shift' Solution http://food-management.com/healthcare/rfid-technology-provides-another-third-shift-solution <div class="field-deck"> Combination of radio frequency tags and payment system turns a commercial display refrigerator into a 24-hour, grab-and-go vending platform. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Combination of radio frequency tags and payment system turns a commercial display refrigerator into a 24-hour, grab-and-go vending platform.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/healthcare/rfid-technology-provides-another-third-shift-solution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/healthcare/rfid-technology-provides-another-third-shift-solution#comments Equipment & Technology Marketing & Merchandising Healthcare Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:36:00 +0000 39351 at http://food-management.com <p>The Smart Choice Pantry provides a selection of salads, sandwiches, beverages and microwaveable meal options that are available 24-7 through a unique RFID payment system.</p> Gallery: K-12 Innovator of the Year Irving ISD Schools http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/k-12-innovator-year-irving-isd-schools <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>The Irving (TX) ISD is reinventing the operational model of a school foodservice.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/k-12-innovator-year-irving-isd-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/k-12-innovator-year-irving-isd-schools#comments Cost Management Design Equipment & Technology Production Self Operated FM Innovators Galleries K-12 Schools Renovation Mon, 07 Jul 2014 20:48:00 +0000 38871 at http://food-management.com Mobile Ordering Can Help Streamline Campus Dining http://food-management.com/technology/mobile-ordering-can-help-streamline-campus-dining <div class="field-byline"> Ben Anderson </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Help comes from an unexpected place: the students’ mobile phone.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/technology/mobile-ordering-can-help-streamline-campus-dining" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/technology/mobile-ordering-can-help-streamline-campus-dining#comments Equipment & Technology Colleges & Universities Technology Tue, 13 May 2014 20:14:00 +0000 37471 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock In Praise of the Quantified Selfie http://food-management.com/editor039s-page/praise-quantified-selfie <div class="field-deck"> New personal health management tools are enhacing traditional strategies with interfaces that encourage behavioral modification </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>New personal health management tools are enhacing traditional strategies with interfaces that encourage behavioral modification</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/editor039s-page/praise-quantified-selfie" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/editor039s-page/praise-quantified-selfie#comments Equipment & Technology Editor's Page Nutrition Technology Mon, 10 Feb 2014 18:07:00 +0000 34151 at http://food-management.com <p>John Lawn, Food Management editor-in-chief.</p> Beaumont Health System is One Step Ahead http://food-management.com/equipment-technology/beaumont-health-system-one-step-ahead <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Beaumont Health System’s Royal Oak hospital has just launched one of the largest patient room-service operations in the country</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/equipment-technology/beaumont-health-system-one-step-ahead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/equipment-technology/beaumont-health-system-one-step-ahead#comments Central Production Equipment & Technology Retail Room Service Healthcare Private Tue, 14 Jan 2014 15:30:00 +0000 33311 at http://food-management.com Holy Cross Launches Online Grocery Ordering http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/holy-cross-launches-online-grocery-ordering <div class="field-deck"> Kimball to Kitchen program serves apartment dweller students. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Kimball to Kitchen program serves apartment dweller students.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/holy-cross-launches-online-grocery-ordering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/holy-cross-launches-online-grocery-ordering#comments Equipment & Technology Colleges & Universities Private Mon, 13 Jan 2014 15:54:00 +0000 33281 at http://food-management.com <p>Online ordering at Holy Cross makes certain ingredients from the dining hall inventory available to students as raw groceries.</p> Eye Scanners at Georgia Southern University http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/eye-scanners-georgia-southern-university <div class="field-deck"> Eye scanners validate unlimited access meal plan holder identities at Georgia Southern dining halls. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Eye scanners validate unlimited access meal plan holder identities at Georgia Southern dining halls.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/eye-scanners-georgia-southern-university" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/eye-scanners-georgia-southern-university#comments Equipment & Technology Colleges & Universities Private Tue, 07 Jan 2014 19:05:00 +0000 33121 at http://food-management.com <p>A Georgia Southern student checks into a dining hall using eye scan validation.</p> Unusual Foodservice Equipment, Unusual Uses http://food-management.com/equipment-amp-technology/unusual-foodservice-equipment-unusual-uses <div class="field-byline"> Albin Khouw </div> <div class="field-deck"> Cooking equipment can be the basis of some unusual food preparation and serving options. Here are a few contemporary examples. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Cooking equipment can be the basis of some unusual food preparation and serving options. Here are a few contemporary examples.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/equipment-amp-technology/unusual-foodservice-equipment-unusual-uses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/equipment-amp-technology/unusual-foodservice-equipment-unusual-uses#comments Equipment & Technology Colleges & Universities Culinary Techniques Technology Private Wed, 18 Dec 2013 17:06:00 +0000 32701 at http://food-management.com <p>Himalayan salt blocks can be frozen or heated in advance&nbsp; and used for the presentation and service of chilled food, like sushi, or on which to sautee and serve sliced meat.</p> Photo from atthemeadow.com On Squares, Triangles & Cashless Transactions http://food-management.com/editors-page/squares-triangles-cashless-transactions <div class="field-deck"> 2014 will likely be the year smart phone-based cashless payments go mainstream. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>2014 will likely be the year smart phone-based cashless payments go mainstream.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/editors-page/squares-triangles-cashless-transactions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/editors-page/squares-triangles-cashless-transactions#comments Equipment & Technology POS Editor's Page Opinions Technology Private Mon, 09 Dec 2013 17:35:00 +0000 32501 at http://food-management.com <p>John Lawn, Food Management editor-in-chief.</p> Pinellas County Schools: Technology as School Foods’ Best Friend http://food-management.com/equipment-amp-technology/pinellas-county-schools-technology-school-foods-best-friend <div class="field-byline"> John Lawn </div> <div class="field-deck"> From biometric student identification to digital menu boards and app-based customer feedback, FSD Art Dunham has used technology to keep his district and participation rates ahead of the curve </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Florida school district was an early adopter of biometrics</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/equipment-amp-technology/pinellas-county-schools-technology-school-foods-best-friend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/equipment-amp-technology/pinellas-county-schools-technology-school-foods-best-friend#comments Equipment & Technology K-12 Schools Beverages Technology Private Mon, 21 Oct 2013 18:47:00 +0000 31241 at http://food-management.com Pinellas County implemented the new meal pattern two years ahead of time.