New debit cards speed-up sales
- Check avgs. up: Illinois college in scrambles signatures. // FoodService Director;1/15/97, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p5
Focuses on Illinois-based Elmhurst College's completion of a $1 million cafeteria renovation that creates a scramble system of in-house stations. Decision to remain with self-branded themes; Increase of check average; Costing-out snack items to separate the food-cost from cafeteria items.
- IN UNION, SERVING 520 DAILY: Elmhurst College fills 4th daypart with grill. // FoodService Director;03/15/2000, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p14
Reports on the opening of E.C. Grille at Elmhurst College in Illinois. Payment system; Menu served.
- DEBIT CARDS: Non-commercial segments will embrace cards. // FoodService Director;03/15/2000, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p82
Predicts the increased use of debit cards. Improvements in storage methods and capacity; Trends in college foodservice; Examination of how an employee spends his time and the identification of opportunities for card integration.
- TOWSON UNIVERSITY STUDENTS GET OFF-CAMPUS DINING CARD. // CardLine;3/7/2008, Vol. 8 Issue 10, p20
The article reports that Fine Dine, a meal plan debit card created by a former Towson University student, will allow students at the Baltimore, Maryland-area school to take advantage of off-campus dining. The cards require $200 minimum deposits, and students can use them at 11 participating...
- Following Colleges' Lead: Cards, cashless growth set for hospitals, schools, B&I. // FoodService Director;08/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p12
Reveals the growing popularity of debit card systems among food service outlets in colleges and universities in the United States. Findings of a survey conducted by `Food Service Director'; Projected benefits of debit card systems; Reasons for implementing the card systems; Comments from...
- Debit card usage hits 45%. // FoodService Director;09/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p88
Presents data on debit card usage at self-operated college/university food services in the United States. College name; Total meal counts; Traditional board plan; Other plans; Student union sales; Catering revenues; Convenience store sales; Other cash transactions; Number of vending machines;...
- New choices in Troy. Riell, Howard // FoodService Director;10/15/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p24
This article reports on the renovation of a foodservice facility at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, New York as of October 15, 2005. The renovation accomplished a number of things, such as: the opening of a new student cafÃ©, on September 12; implementation of exhibition cooking and...
- Cash-op gains at Purdue U. // FoodService Director;09/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p68
Discusses efforts to widen the use of debit cards in conjunction with the expansion of catering services at the Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. Impetus for the move; Projected growth of catering revenues as a result of the expansion; Improvements in on-campus, dining services;...
- Racism surfaces at a church-related college. Goetz, R. // Christian Century;11/13/91, Vol. 108 Issue 33, p1053
Editorial. Discourages against the flare of racial hostility which has been sparked at Elmhurst College, which is affiliated with the United Church of Christ and lies some 18 miles west of Chicago in the center of a white, conservative Republican suburb. The recruitment of large numbers of...