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By host on 7/5/2016 3:27 PM
Depending on where your foodservice operation is located, your clientele may have different nutritional needs that you should keep in mind when developing menus and plating food. For instance, as adults age, many changes influence their eating. Medications...
By host on 12/9/2014 12:55 PM
As we approach the New Year, the long-term care environment is changing. Facilities are changing the stigma associated with their environment, whether it's due to the influence of the sandwich generation of these elders, baby boomers that are entering senior living...
By host on 6/30/2014 9:40 AM
Distractions and distortions around you, the jarring colors and sounds, could shake up the healing chemistry of your mind,...
By host on 4/2/2014 7:52 AM
Where do I buy equipment? How do I know I will buy what my operation needs? Why does an equipment representative or a manufacturer representative call on me but I have to buy from a dealer? Who does the site inspeaction? Who will install the equipment and train my staff?
By host on 7/18/2013 2:21 PM
I am a big advocate of marketing outside my walls! I put a marketing program together targeted at our surrounding community for communicating about the cafeteria, café and off premise catering venues.  I have programs like discounted catering for first time users, a senior program that offered a select menu at a discounted rate and other such programs that engages various ages and audiences.

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By host on 2/13/2013 3:52 PM
It is evident that to be invited to have a seat where they are making decisions and directing strategy you need to be visible to different people in all departments.  Are you connected to the finance department who is the gatekeeper? Do you align your initiatives and connect...
By host on 8/21/2012 7:22 AM
Where do I buy equipment?  How do I know I will buy what my operation needs?  Why does an equipment representative or a manufacturer representative call on me but I have to buy from a dealer?  Who does the site inspection?  Who will install the equipment and train my staff?
By host on 3/29/2012 10:29 AM
Congregate meals served in a group setting provide not only good nutrition, but equally important, an opportunity for regular socialization with others. Scientific studies have documented that older persons who regularly attend congregate meals have better physical and mental health than...
By host on 3/16/2012 9:58 AM

Distractions and distortions around you, the jarring colors and sounds, could shake up the healing chemistry of your mind, might your surroundings also have the power to heal you? This is the question......

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