Cost-per-meal jumps 18% in SY 2004-'05
- SCHOOLS ADOPT NEW MENU: TOPEKA GETS PREPARED. // FoodService Director;9/15/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 9, p1
Reports on the decision of the Topeka School District in Kansas to serve prepared meals at several elementary schools to limit labor and transportation costs, as of September 2003. Benefits of the meals program using ConAgra's Max Meals; Cost involved in the implementation of the program;...
- AT SCHOOL TEST SITES: Internet ordering streamlines lunch. // FoodService Director;03/15/2000, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p4
Reports that children in Hawaii can order their lunch using the Internet or a toll-free number through a system developed by the School-Link Network and SNAP Systems, Inc. How the system works; Its advantages; Launch of similar programs in other states.
- Feeding kids. // FoodService Director;02/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p34
Discusses the challenges faced by American food service firms operating in public schools. Changes in the attitudes of kids towards food; Ethnic, cultural and demographic diversity in schools; Students' participation in the design of foods.
- `Food-On-Run' Program: Calif. HS asks students to design daily menus. // FoodService Director;11/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 11, p1
Provides information on the `Food on the Run' program which invited feedback from students about dining services at Gabrielino High School in San Gabriel, California. Provision of access to fresh salad; Taste-test of different cheese options.
- Bradford DSO gains fourth contract away from home. // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;3/20/2003, Vol. 192 Issue 4264, p18
Reports on the fourth school-meals contract awarded to the direct service organization (DSO) for Bradford's metropolitan district council outside its local authority area in England as of March 20, 2003. Operational status of DSO; Cross-border contracts for DSO; Reputation of DSO in the industry.
- USING OUTSIDE PROCESSORS: Anaheim Unified gains commodity advantage. Bond, Marian // FoodService Director;07/15/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p36
Reports on how Anaheim Union High School District in California generated savings on its food service operations. How some of the foods are prepared; Annual amount received by Anaheim Union for commodity purchases; Details on food deliveries.
- Funding boost for Scots school meals. // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;6/13/2002, Vol. 191 Issue 4226, p8
Reports on an increase in funding given to school meal providers in Scotland.
- EAT IN AND TAKE-AWAY. Vaughan, Tom // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;7/3/2009, Vol. 199 Issue 4584, p24
The article discusses fringe feeding and the four important factors determining the future of fringe feeding at school in Great Britain. A study conducted by the London Metropolitan University showed the extent to which children were eating food bought outside the school canteen. It is stated...
- Better school nutrition will cost more money, ASFSA head tells Congress. King, Paul // Nation's Restaurant News;8/25/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 34, p18
Reports on the high cost of making school-based meals nutritious according to the outgoing president of the American School of Food Service Association Gaye Lynn MacDonald in the U.S. Testimony of MacDonald before the House Education Reform Subcommittee of the Committee on Education and Work...