Cost Control

Alexis, Jennifer
September 2005
FoodService Director;9/15/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p10
Trade Publication
Interviews several school food service operators who participated at a roundtable discussion on the effects of rising fuel costs on the food service sector held in New Orleans, Louisiana in July 2005. Efforts of Sodexho to control fuel surcharges in its operation; Use of a menu management software by Campus Dining Services at the University of Missouri in Columbia to track food prices; Advantage of the retention of student food service workers to Dining Services at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley.


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