TITLE

Going for Growth

AUTHOR(S)
Ramsey, Lindsey
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
FoodService Director;4/15/2008, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on how the decision of the foodservice department of Unified School District in Scottsdale, Arizona to began outside catering has helped the district generate extra revenue. Some of the catering clients have decided to participate in the National School Lunch Program, so the department established those schools as sites and handles the reimbursements. Catering menus are on a monthly cycle. Parents place orders for their children one month at a time, on paper or online.
ACCESSION #
31725775

 

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