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Healthcare dining trending: Beard Award winner debuts hospital-specific concept

In this month’s recap of the Top 5 most popular healthcare Food Management articles, Beard Award winner debuts hospital-specific concept ranked as the week’s top story. Top Chef judge/James Beard Award winner Tom Colicchio has opened the first unit of his new Root & Sprig concept, which is “committed to elevating the role that food, hospitality and improved consumer experiences have in the healthcare space. Among other stories in this week’s gallery:

  • Hospital nutrition workers create signature meals based on their heritage; and
  • Spectrum Butterworth Hospital looks to prioritize people, technology and nutrition.

In other news, third shift cart adds retail sales for hospital. A fully stocked food cart featuring grab and go sandwiches and salads as well as an entrée of the day and assorted snacks and beverages mean increased retail sales and a huge boost in third-shift customer satisfaction for TouchPoint at Ascension St. Vincent's Riverside Hospital.

Click through the gallery to see other trending stories in the healthcare segment.

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