Senior dining chef live streams cooking videos to residents’ apartments during quarantine
A live-streaming video series gives residents at Presbyterian Communities of South Carolina at Summerville a virtual cooking demo experience starring the Cura Hospitality chef who oversees dining at their campus.
These 4 tools can help restaurants combat the effects of coronavirus
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While the simplest line of defense – soap and water and a supply closet full of disinfectant wipes—is still important, new smart technologies and apps could bring sanitation protocols to the next level during this epidemic. We’ve rounded up four of the best tech-forward tools to prevent the spread of diseases like coronavirus, including innovations for improved handwashing, and an app that provides 24/7 healthcare and safety support from medical professionals.
5 coronavirus things: Meal delivery robots help minimize COVID spread at University of Wisconsin
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While most of University of Wisconsin-Madison's 45,000 students were gone and faculty worked from home, robots delivered meals to the few hundred students left living in residence halls while reducing the likelihood of coronavirus transmission.
Stories from the front line: Mobile ordering and meal delivery get a workout at Virginia Tech
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With only a small fraction of the student population left on campus, Dining Services at Virginia Tech went to all remote ordering through GrubHub, with more than 80% of orders being delivered to dorms.
FreshDirect to sell meals from Restaurant Associates
New York-based online grocer FreshDirect has begun carrying a selection of prepared meals under a partnership with caterer and on-site dining management firm Restaurant Associates (RA), something that extends FreshDirect’s line of offerings and helps keep RA staff busy.
Starship Technologies delivery robots bring meals to Bowling Green State University campus and larger community
Expanding on a new robot delivery project with Starship Technologies, Bowling Green State University Dining by Chartwells has found a way to support the community during COVID-19 and Ohio’s stay-at-home order.
Stories from the front lines: American Dining Creations Campus Executive at Union College creates cook-along video series for students stuck at home
Videos from campus dining services provider American Dining Creations show sheltering-in-place Union College students how to make chicken Parmesan, street tacos and more, a high-tech way for the dining team to remain connected with their customers.
5 coronavirus things: Robot delivery, ‘smart’ fridges expand their presence
Residents of Frisco, Texas, could soon have food and groceries delivered by autonomous robots, a potentially critical extension of a futuristic system previously deployed mostly on select college campuses, including the nearby University of Texas-Dallas, and one that could lead to economies of scale that make such automated delivery units more broadly affordable.
Fresh Ideas Food Service Management expands tech solutions to deal with coronavirus crisis
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FM Top 50 foodservice management company Fresh Ideas Food Service Management has adapted technology solutions to streamline menus and implement mobile order and delivery on the college campuses where it operates dining services.
One On One With: Technology solutions for the post-coronavirus campus
In this podcast presentation, Fresh Ideas Food Service Management Chief Technology Officer Bob Love discusses the various high-tech solutions the company is deploying to facilitate dining services on college campuses while accommodating the restrictions that colleges will almost certainly be facing this fall in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.