Nutrition http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6723/more en Student Chef Wins Spot on Dining Hall Menu http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/student-chef-wins-spot-dining-hall-menu <div class="field-deck"> The Green Chef Challenge at UC-Davis promotes healthy eating with student competition to produce a vegetarian dish using a secret ingredient: fennel. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Green Chef Challenge at UC-Davis promotes healthy eating with student competition to produce a vegetarian dish using a secret ingredient: fennel.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/student-chef-wins-spot-dining-hall-menu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/student-chef-wins-spot-dining-hall-menu#comments Colleges & Universities Nutrition Sustainability Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:31:00 +0000 36411 at http://food-management.com Dino-mite Event in Orlando http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/dino-mite-event-orlando <div class="field-deck"> More than 40 vendors participate in Orange County Public Schools’ food show with students taste-testing nearly 150 potential school menu items. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>More than 40 vendors participate in Orange County Public Schools’ food show with students taste-testing nearly 150 potential school menu items.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/dino-mite-event-orlando" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/dino-mite-event-orlando#comments K-12 Schools Nutrition Tue, 08 Apr 2014 16:10:00 +0000 36361 at http://food-management.com <p>Superintendent Barbara Jenkins and Senior Food &amp; Nutrition Services Director Lora Gilbert engage with Orange County Public Schools students at the district&rsquo;s 2014 food fair held at the Orlando Science Center</p> Getting Kids to Eat More Fruit: A Simple Solution http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/getting-kids-eat-more-fruit-simple-solution <div class="field-deck"> At a Florida high school, presentation made all the difference, resulting in a big spike in the number of students choosing oranges. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>At a Florida high school, presentation made all the difference, resulting in a big spike in the number of students choosing oranges. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/getting-kids-eat-more-fruit-simple-solution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/getting-kids-eat-more-fruit-simple-solution#comments K-12 Schools Menu Trends Nutrition Wed, 02 Apr 2014 15:01:00 +0000 36221 at http://food-management.com 7 Amazing Mushroom-Meat Blended Dishes http://food-management.com/nutrition/7-amazing-mushroom-meat-blended-dishes <div class="field-byline"> Tara Fitzpatrick </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Burgers, meatloaf and more: When meat and mushrooms combine the flavor goes up and the calories go down. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/nutrition/7-amazing-mushroom-meat-blended-dishes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/nutrition/7-amazing-mushroom-meat-blended-dishes#comments Chefs Sandwiches - Wraps & Pizza Asian Barbecue Middle Eastern Nutrition Wed, 12 Mar 2014 16:33:00 +0000 35111 at http://food-management.com Blendability Initiative Puts ‘Shrooms in the Spotlight http://food-management.com/nutrition/blendability-initiative-puts-shrooms-spotlight <div class="field-byline"> Tara Fitzpatrick </div> <div class="field-deck"> Compass develops meat-mushroom blends for healthier, still-delicious menu items. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Compass develops meat-mushroom blends for healthier, still-delicious menu items. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/nutrition/blendability-initiative-puts-shrooms-spotlight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/nutrition/blendability-initiative-puts-shrooms-spotlight#comments Healthcare Beef Nutrition Private Wed, 12 Mar 2014 00:47:00 +0000 35031 at http://food-management.com <p>SLOPPY AND SENSATIONAL. Blending mushrooms with meat can increase both nutrients and umami.</p> The Mushroom Council <p>Anywhere you&#39;d use just ground beef, try blending it up with mushrooms. Photo: The Mushroom Council</p> The Mushroom Council Parental Perception Gaps Key to K-12 Participation Opportunities http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/parental-perception-gaps-key-k-12-participation-opportunities <div class="field-byline"> John Lawn </div> <div class="field-deck"> Developing strategies for addressing parental misperceptions about school food may be the biggest opportunity K-12 FSDs have to grow their programs and participation rates, says Datassential. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Developing strategies for addressing parental mis-perceptions about school food may be the biggest opportunity K-12 FSDs have to grow their programs and participation rates, says Datassential.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/parental-perception-gaps-key-k-12-participation-opportunities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/parental-perception-gaps-key-k-12-participation-opportunities#comments K-12 Schools Nutrition Private Tue, 25 Feb 2014 18:29:00 +0000 34741 at http://food-management.com <p>Datasenntial surveyed nearly 200 school foodservice operators and over 800 parents</p> 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> Clearing Cafeteria Debt Without Shaming Children http://food-management.com/news-amp-trends/clearing-cafeteria-debt-without-shaming-children <div class="field-deck"> Is there a better way than simply withholding meals from kids with overdrawn accounts? </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>It&#39;s perhaps the most perplexing issue facing K-12 foodservcie operators: how do you handle kids whose lunch accounts are overdrawn but who don&#39;t qualify for government subsidized meals? Many schools paper over the problem by providing at least younger students with minimal meals such as cheese or peanut butter sandwiches.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-amp-trends/clearing-cafeteria-debt-without-shaming-children" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-amp-trends/clearing-cafeteria-debt-without-shaming-children#comments K-12 Schools Opinions News & Trends Nutrition Mon, 10 Feb 2014 15:30:00 +0000 34121 at http://food-management.com Filling a K-12 Niche http://food-management.com/nutrition/filling-k-12-niche <div class="field-deck"> Cognitive Cuisine delivers fresh, healthy, from-scratch meals to smaller school clients. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Cognitive Cuisine delivers fresh, healthy, from-scratch meals to smaller school clients.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/nutrition/filling-k-12-niche" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/nutrition/filling-k-12-niche#comments Menu Management K-12 Schools Nutrition & Special Diets Nutrition Wed, 05 Feb 2014 20:09:00 +0000 34031 at http://food-management.com <p>Cognitive Cuisine&rsquo;s scratch-cooked dishes such as the mac and cheese are designed to meet federal meal regs while pleasing young palates and meeting parent expectations.</p> Outlook 2014: What's Trending at Colleges & Universities http://food-management.com/colleges-amp-universities/outlook-2014-whats-trending-colleges-universities <div class="field-byline"> John Lawn </div> <div class="field-deck"> Foodservice operators in higher ed are feeling the heat as colleges face up to financial realities. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Foodservice operators in higher ed are feeling the heat as colleges face up to financial realities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-amp-universities/outlook-2014-whats-trending-colleges-universities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-amp-universities/outlook-2014-whats-trending-colleges-universities#comments Colleges & Universities Market Trends Nutrition Operations Sweeten Your Revenue Private Tue, 04 Feb 2014 18:12:00 +0000 33941 at http://food-management.com <p>There is growing pressure on administrations to hold the line on pricing for both tuition and room and board.</p>