Healthcare dining trending: Illinois hospital rolls out Sally the salad-making robot

In this month’s recap of the Top 5 most popular healthcare Food Management articles, searching for the best healthcare foodservice recipe in America 2022 ranked as the week’s top story.  The Food Management team will choose the most innovative—and appealing—dishes served in your hospital at any daypart, retail or patient side. Among other stories in this week’s gallery:

  • Top 10 menu trend stories of 2021
  • Illinois hospital rolls out Sally the salad-making robot
  • Sodexo names new healthcare CEO

Also, toward the end of 2021, a year that was relentlessly tough on foodservice, Chef Nazim Khan of Bryan Health hatched a plan with Director Mike Dixon for a food truck scaled way back. Pre-pandemic, Khan had imagined a real food truck to travel between the healthcare facility’s campuses. When that became financially unfeasible, the Faux’d truck was born out of a cardboard façade and a whole lot of culinary imagination. 

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