Seeking healthy variety
- ON EAST, WEST COAST: SCHOOLS BATTLE OBESITY WITH PRODUCE. // FoodService Director;10/15/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p10
Reports on the efforts of U.S. school cafeterias to provide more fruits and vegetables for students. Salad choices offered at public schools in Fairfax County, Virginia; Details of the Harvest of the Month program of the Los Angeles Unified School District in California; Amount spent by the...
- Portland schools ban a la carte. // FoodService Director;10/15/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 10, p1
The article reports that the Portland School District in Oregon has increased its reimbursable lunch participation by 25% in 2005 by closing down the a la carte line except for 100% juice and milk. At the same time, it boosted consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables from a salad bar. This was...
- Heathier choices gain favor. Pearl, Anita R. // FoodService Director;3/15/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p76
Reports on the entree salads offered in schools food service. Growth in the popularity of salads in elementary schools; Healthy salads served in some schools; Variations of salads offered at the Hillsborough County schools.
- At the bar. Lydecker, Toni // FoodService Director;4/15/97, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p148
Features salad bars found in cafeterias controlled by Brandywine Schools District, which is located in Claymont, Delaware. Comments from food service director Kim Doherty; Information on the self-serve bars. INSETS: The game plan for ready-to-go salads.;Today Caesar reigns..
- Promoting salad bars. Pearl, Anita R. // FoodService Director;06/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p118
Discusses the efforts of school food service directors to promote salad bars in school cafeterias. Provision of a variety of vegetables, fruits and composed salads; Offering of self-serve salad bars; Setting up of salad bars during meetings; Popularity of all-you-can eat salad bars.
- More schools are looking to outside sales. // FoodService Director;06/15/97, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p96
States that the emphasis of food service operations in school districts in the United States is being targeted at the sales made from the a la carte, highlighting the DeKalb County School in Decatur, Georgia. Amount of students who attend the schools; Amount of money which was spent in food...
- 'BUILD YOUR OWN' BUILDS SALES. // FoodService Director;11/15/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p5
Announces the increase in lunch participation at the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda Union Free School District in Buffalo, New York with the initiation of a School Construction Zone promotion throughout its six elementary schools. Concept underlying the promotion; Range of food items included in the...
- Food service operating efficiency as a function of central office staff sizing and responsibilities. Allers, Katherine L.; Murphy, John F. // Education;Spring96, Vol. 116 Issue 3, p451
Presents the results of a study of North Carolina-based school districts to identify the most cost-efficient configurations of food service central office staffing sizes and personal assignments. Background on the study.
- Aramark debuts a new cafeteria and new mascot. King, Paul // Nation's Restaurant News;07/17/2000, Vol. 34 Issue 29, p21
Focuses on the launch of a cafeteria called One World Cafe in various school districts in the United States. Menu; Image concept; Introduction of a mascot called Spike.