TITLE

OPERATIONS: Cost reduction, wider variety drive decisions

PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
FoodService Director;01/15/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the efforts of hospital food service administrators to reduce the cost of operations. Selections of menu for patients; Popularity of pre-selected meals among patients; Food offerings of hospitals.
ACCESSION #
4064989

 

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