Technology http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6727/more en 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> FM FYI: Further Reading on Wellness Tracking Technology, Feedback Loops and The Quantified Self http://food-management.com/wellness/fm-fyi-further-reading-wellness-tracking-technology-feedback-loops-and-quantified-self <div class="field-byline"> compiled by John Lawn </div> <div class="field-deck"> Want to know more about "Quantified Self" tracking technology? Here are some articles to provide background and context. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>&nbsp;</p> <div> <p style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px; ">&nbsp;</p></div></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/wellness/fm-fyi-further-reading-wellness-tracking-technology-feedback-loops-and-quantified-self" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/wellness/fm-fyi-further-reading-wellness-tracking-technology-feedback-loops-and-quantified-self#comments Consumer Trends Market Trends Technology Wellness Mon, 27 Jan 2014 20:19:00 +0000 33701 at http://food-management.com 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/editor039s-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/editor039s-page/squares-triangles-cashless-transactions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/editor039s-page/squares-triangles-cashless-transactions#comments Equipment & Technology POS Editor's Page Opinions Technology 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. Let There Be (Solid State) Lighting http://food-management.com/equipment-amp-technology/let-there-be-solid-state-lighting <div class="field-deck"> Solid-state lighting is poised to change the look and feel of onsite serveries. Here’s an expert view on what’s ahead. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Solid-state lighting is poised to change the look and feel of onsite serveries. Here’s an expert view on what’s ahead.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/equipment-amp-technology/let-there-be-solid-state-lighting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/equipment-amp-technology/let-there-be-solid-state-lighting#comments Equipment & Technology Opinions Technology Private Tue, 20 Aug 2013 14:37:00 +0000 29671 at http://food-management.com Sewanee, The University of the South, recently re-lamped its primary dining hall with solid state lighting. The new lamps effectively extend the natural light from windows into the dining room’s interior. Online Ordering—A Growing Trend? http://food-management.com/colleges-amp-universities/online-ordering-growing-trend <div class="field-byline"> Sojo Alex </div> <div class="field-deck"> Online ordering of meals at colleges is growing quickly, but technology implementation is still in early stages. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p> &nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-amp-universities/online-ordering-growing-trend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-amp-universities/online-ordering-growing-trend#comments Colleges & Universities Market Trends Technology Private Fri, 26 Jul 2013 18:26:00 +0000 28971 at http://food-management.com DECENTRALIZED ACCESS: As online meal ordering becomes more common, customers look for multiple modes of entry, from desktop computers to mobile devices like tablets and smartphones. How UGA Taps Mobile Customers http://food-management.com/colleges-amp-universities/how-uga-taps-mobile-customers <div class="field-byline"> Tara Fitzpatrick </div> <div class="field-deck"> UGA ‘meets students where they are’ with 24/7 access to meal plans, menus, social media and more. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>UGA ‘meets students where they are’ with 24/7 access to meal plans, menus, social media and more. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-amp-universities/how-uga-taps-mobile-customers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-amp-universities/how-uga-taps-mobile-customers#comments Marketing Colleges & Universities Whats hot on campus Technology Fri, 26 Jul 2013 12:56:00 +0000 28961 at http://food-management.com THEY MADE AN APP FOR THAT: UGA's Allison Harper and William McGee share their technology know-how in a NACUFS session: Mobile Paradise. Fitness Apps and Dining: a Nexus in Corporate Wellness Programs http://food-management.com/wellness/fitness-apps-and-dining-nexus-corporate-wellness-programs <div class="field-byline"> FM Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Sodexo exec says increasing variety of fitness and health-related mobile apps show promise for wellness programs. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Speaking at SFM's 2013 Critical Issues Conference in New York City, Sodexo's Bill Mitchell says the increasing variety of fitness and health-related mobile apps are finding real synergies alongside corporate dining and wellness programs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/wellness/fitness-apps-and-dining-nexus-corporate-wellness-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/wellness/fitness-apps-and-dining-nexus-corporate-wellness-programs#comments Business & Industry Sodexo Nutrition Technology Wellness Tue, 25 Jun 2013 14:07:00 +0000 28121 at http://food-management.com Room Service Without a Call Center: a Case Study at OSU’s Wexner Medical Center http://food-management.com/room-service/room-service-without-call-center-case-study-osu-s-wexner-medical-center <div class="field-byline"> John Lawn </div> <div class="field-deck"> Wexner's nutrition services staff looked to re-invent the medical center's patient meal service model. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <Wexner's nutrition services staff looked to re-invent the medical center's patient meal service model.</strong></wexner's></p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong>Realtime data</strong></p> <p> Extending access to the program to nursing &ldquo;was a very important goal,&rdquo; says Laura Meadows, the department&rsquo;s system analyst and the one who oversaw its interface design. &ldquo;There are times when a nurse can need to check on an order or meal status or delivery scheduling and we wanted to make sure they had an easy way to do this.&rdquo;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/room-service/room-service-without-call-center-case-study-osu-s-wexner-medical-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/room-service/room-service-without-call-center-case-study-osu-s-wexner-medical-center#comments Central Production Equipment & Technology Patient Feeding Room Service Healthcare Technology Private Tue, 30 Apr 2013 15:21:00 +0000 26481 at http://food-management.com