Onsite leaders http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6638/more en Best Special Event: Every Menu Has a Story at Senior Living Communities http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-special-event-every-menu-has-story-senior-living-communities <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Every Menu Has a Story is a special evening meal event featuring a custom-designed menu that is based on a story from the life of a particular resident of the community where the meal is held. The program was developed by Senior Living Communities (SLC), which operates 10 luxury retirement communities in five states. <a href="/fm-best-concepts/best-special-event-every-menu-has-story">Read more about the program here.</a></p> <p><em>All photos courtesy of Senior Living Communities</em></p> </div> http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-special-event-every-menu-has-story-senior-living-communities#comments FM Best Concepts Tue, 12 Jul 2016 15:29:00 +0000 64061 at http://food-management.com 2016 Best Concepts Best of Show Award: Minneapolis Public Schools http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/2016-best-concepts-best-show-award-minneapolis-public-schools <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>The student nutrition program at Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) has been undergoing a renaissance in the past four years under Nutrition Services Director Bertrand Weber. From a complete overhaul of the kitchen and servery infrastructure to a new emphasis on scratch preparation and fresh, often locally produced ingredients, the department has been demonstrating what is possible when visionary leadership and administrative commitment intersect to make a difference for students. <a href="/fm-best-concepts/best-show-minneapolis-public-schools">Read more about MPS here.&nbsp;</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/2016-best-concepts-best-show-award-minneapolis-public-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/2016-best-concepts-best-show-award-minneapolis-public-schools#comments FM Best Concepts K-12 Schools Private Tue, 12 Jul 2016 15:09:00 +0000 64041 at http://food-management.com Best New Facility: Café 83 at Microsoft/Eurest http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-new-facility-caf-83-microsofteurest <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Though the Microsoft campus in Redmond, Wash., already bristled with dozens of innovative and attractive dining options, when the company set out plans to add a new building that would include a foodservice space, the dining team came up with Caf&eacute; 83, which has become a customer favorite due to its unique design, artsy and fun atmosphere, delicious food offerings and value-added services. <a href="/fm-best-concepts/best-new-facility-caf-83">Read more about Caf&eacute; 83 here.&nbsp;</a></p> <p>All photos courtesy of Microsoft.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-new-facility-caf-83-microsofteurest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-new-facility-caf-83-microsofteurest#comments FM Best Concepts Business & Industry Private Mon, 11 Jul 2016 19:42:00 +0000 64011 at http://food-management.com 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 Colleges & Universities Menu Trends Private Mon, 11 Jul 2016 18:25:00 +0000 64001 at http://food-management.com Best Management Company Concept: Playbook helps any district start a school garden http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-management-company-concept-eat-learn-live-school-garden-program <div class="field-deck"> Chartwells K12 </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Chartwells K12's eat. learn. live. School Garden Program provides a step-by-step action plan for any district to start a campus garden. </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-management-company-concept-eat-learn-live-school-garden-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-management-company-concept-eat-learn-live-school-garden-program#comments FM Best Concepts K-12 Schools Private Wed, 06 Jul 2016 19:13:00 +0000 63861 at http://food-management.com Chartwells K12 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 Colleges & Universities Menu Trends Private Wed, 06 Jul 2016 19:08:00 +0000 63851 at http://food-management.com Boston College Best New Facility: Café 83 offers variety in an artistic dining environment http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-new-facility-caf-83 <div class="field-deck"> Microsoft/Eurest </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Microsoft's new Cafe 83 provides a variety of dining option in artistic marketplace theme. </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-new-facility-caf-83" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-new-facility-caf-83#comments FM Best Concepts Business & Industry Private Wed, 06 Jul 2016 18:07:00 +0000 63831 at http://food-management.com Microsoft Minneapolis Public Schools wins Best of Show honor with revamp of dining program http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-show-minneapolis-public-schools <div class="field-deck"> MPS Nutrition Services Director Bertrand Weber has a six-year plan to transform this 30,000-student district’s dining program. He’s well on the way. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>MPS Nutrition Services Director Bertrand Weber has a six-year plan to transform this 30,000-student district’s dining program. He’s well on the way. </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-show-minneapolis-public-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-show-minneapolis-public-schools#comments FM Best Concepts K-12 Schools Private Wed, 06 Jul 2016 17:43:00 +0000 63821 at http://food-management.com Minneapolis Public Schools Best Renovation: Hospital renovates facility to create community hot spot http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-renovation-central-table <div class="field-deck"> Barnes Jewish Hospital/Morrison Healthcare </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Barnes Jewish Hospital renovates the Central Table dining facility to become a neighborhood dining hot spot. </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-renovation-central-table" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-renovation-central-table#comments FM Best Concepts Healthcare Renovation Private Wed, 06 Jul 2016 17:37:00 +0000 63811 at http://food-management.com Morrison Healthcare Best Special Event: Telling stories through residents' lives with food http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-special-event-every-menu-has-story <div class="field-deck"> Senior Living Communities </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Senior Living Communities' special event uses food to tell the story of residents' lives. </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-special-event-every-menu-has-story" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-special-event-every-menu-has-story#comments FM Best Concepts Wed, 06 Jul 2016 16:26:00 +0000 63791 at http://food-management.com Senior Living Communities