At HFM Conference in LA Quinta, Ca: Labor Vital in Prep, Delivery

Weisberg, Karen
November 1999
FoodService Director;11/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 11, p12
Trade Publication
Presents the employee hiring and retention strategies of five health care food service operators in the United States who attended the National Society for Healthcare Foodservice Management conference in 1999. Importance of listening to employees; Services for employees; Efforts to address problems in recruitment; Suggestion of eliminating the tray-line system.


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