PHILLIPS EXETER ACADEMY: Prep school catering hones image, boosts fund-raising
- 2000: Avg. weekly events jump from 12 to 17. // FoodService Director;08/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p59
Cites the increase in per-event sales of catering services in the United States in 2000. Statistics on annual sales; Details on the catering operations of Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire; Measures taken by school systems to improve their catering operations.
- Immovable Feast. // New Yorker;11/3/2014, Vol. 90 Issue 34, p64
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of eating at the dining halls of the American private college preparatory school Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, New Hampshire during the early 1980s.
- In schools: Profit-maker & image-builder. Hirschfeld, Jeff // FoodService Director;08/15/97, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p110
Reports that the key for school catering is to realize that it can be both a profit-center and provide an essential public relations opportunity for the program. Reference to Bibb County School District in Macon, Georgia, which is planning to introduce a full catering program during the 1997...
- EYEING CENTRAL PRODUCTION: Study will determine catering growth's fate. // FoodService Director;8/15/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p80
Focuses on a feasibility study conducted on the catering services of Campus Celebrations at Hillsborough County School District in Tampa, Florida. Sales volume of the school; Requirements for expanding a catering business.
- Standards bearer. Baker, Jane // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;6/27/2002, Vol. 191 Issue 4228, p35
Looks at the achievements of the Local Authority Caterers Association (LACA) in Great Britain since its foundation in 1991. Responsibilities of LACA members; Role played by LACA in the formulation of the Nutritional Standards in schools; Worth of food and equipment provided to the school...
- Banishing a Stereotype. Ramsey, Lindsey // FoodService Director;5/15/2008, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p64
The article reports on the benefit of branding to the catering program of the Olathe School District in Kansas. Scott Kingery, director of foodservices, says branding was a way to get rid the program of the institutional school lunch image. Kingery says they branded the entire program because he...
- In Schools: A growing revenue enhancer. Chater, Amanda // FoodService Director;08/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p78
Elaborates on the catering services of school districts in the United States. Comments from several food service officials; Benefits gained by the Roanoke Rapids Graded School District in North Carolina from its catering services; Items on the Gadsden Independent School District's catering menu.
- IN SCHOOLS: Buffets arise in response to cost-concerns. Chater, Amanda // FoodService Director;08/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p60
Focuses on the popularity of buffets in school catering in the United States. Advantages of serving buffets; Types of foods served at buffets; How caterers organize a catering event.
- Caterers say school meals report makes unfair comparisons. Walker, Ben // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;10/9/2003, Vol. 192 Issue 4294, p16
Reports on the criticism of the Soil Association's 2003 "Food for Life" report, which compared the amount spent on primary school meals and the amount spent on prison meals in Great Britain, by school caterers. Difference between school and prison catering in terms of funding; Nutritional...