Sullivan University in Louisville, Ky., includes a prestigious culinary school, which means lots of on-campus talent for the dining program to tap, as well as a very knowledgeable customer base to please—a challenge it has met with flying colors.
Buying locally in season helps Union Hospital of Cecil County in Maryland keep purchasing costs in line, while the unprocessed bounty from those area growers affords team-building activities for not just the kitchen staff but other departments as...
Plenty of choice and an eye to what sells in the commercial restaurant world keep the school meal program at the Westhampton Beach School District in New York popular with students, even to the point where they want the cafeteria to stay open longer.
The chicken and rice concept pioneered by entrepreneurial alum.
The small Maine school won gold by emphasizing local procurement and environmentally sound waste management.
Training, rewarding and just plain being kind are some tactics being used.
Two healthcare operators shared tactics for inventory management and purchasing at this year’s AHF conference.