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Where will the future of dining go?

Dining out and discovering new restaurants has come along way, as technology continues to shape our everyday interactions. In the past, dining out and locating new restaurants was much simpler. Customers would discover a restaurant by walking past a storefront or by word of mouth. They would then come into the restaurant, take a look at …

5 Apps Every Student Should Have

    1. Evernote Taking notes gets that much easier when your notebook is an application that can be accessed from your phone, tablet, and computer. Evernote also lets you efficiently organize your notes, bookmark key words, and even share notebooks with friends. This is a must have app if you want to stay organized …

Five Food Trends in Campus Dining  

Here are five trends that are “in” and they’re making their way into the campus dining space. Vegan & Vegetarian Options Universities and Colleges are realizing that some students have certain dietary restrictions and that they’re growing in number, quite rapidly. The reasons for withholding from eating dairy, meat, fish or other animal byproducts could …

Make Experience Your Business

A recent article titled 5 Retailers That Have Made Experience Their Business published by www.cmo.com shines some light on the biggest trends that are currently taking place regarding retail businesses that are impacting both online and brick & mortar store fronts. Here are the 5 retailers that have been profiled in the article and how …

What Gen Z consumers want

We all know that Millennials love their technology but Generation Z takes it a step further, they are technology natives that are expecting more and more from their mobile devices and the companies that serve them. Foodmanagment.com recently put together an article titled What Gen Z restraunt consumers want. The article summarizes the highlights and …

Becoming a millennial friendly service

A number of campus food service providers have been undergoing pressures from students to change their operations. Some students are looking for better menu items, others are asking for higher quality ingredients or for items to be made in-house from scratch. Food service providers and university/college administrators have become much more conscious of these demands …

3 Ways Food Service Operators Can Win More Campus Contracts

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The process of attracting new clients in any business is a tough and lengthy process, especially when the contracts stretch over a long period of time. There are multiple stakeholders and procedures that require close attention. When it comes to campus food service contracts, this can be even more difficult as food services play a …

The Power of Names

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Have you been going to the same cafe, restaurant, or bar and the person serving you still hasn’t caught on to your name? Well, how about when they do greet you with your name (yes, the right name!) – feels good, doesn’t it? The relationship you’ve built, based on daily “good mornings” and quick but …