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Dining Manager Program Updates

Posted on June 15, 2018 by Amy Bollam

Our menu and programming team have been listening to your suggestions for the Dining Manager menu program.

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Posted in Dining Manager, Menu, TableSide, Technology, Update

Build Better Morale In Your Team

Posted on April 25, 2018 by Rachel Frichtl

 As a manager, ask yourself “Do my team members like being at work?” and “Do I like being at work?"

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Posted in Culture Change, Kitchen, Long Term Care

When Disaster Strikes...Will You Be Ready?

Posted on April 11, 2018 by Rachel Frichtl

An estimated 215 residents of long term care facilities and hospitals died in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and 14 residents of a long term care facility died last year after Hurricane Irma.

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Posted in CMS, Dining Service, Long Term Care, Menu

Feeling Forgetful?

Posted on March 28, 2018 by Rachel Frichtl

This week have you misplaced your keys? Left your jacket at work? Forgot to pick up bread at the grocery store? Occasions such as these leave us feeling forgetful.

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Posted in Dietitian, Food, Nutrition

The Making of a Dietitian

Posted on March 14, 2018 by Rachel Frichtl

Dietitians can be found working in many different settings from healthcare to grocery stores. Have you ever wondered what all a dietitian can actually do or how one becomes a dietitian? 

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Posted in Dietitian, Dining Service, Nutrition

Fun and Games!

Posted on March 12, 2018 by Amy Bollam

Learning should be fun! Here are some foodservice games and activities to try with your team.

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Posted in Activities, Continuing Education, Dining Service, Kitchen

Quality Assurance Performance Improvement

Posted on February 12, 2018 by Amy Bollam

Foodservice kitchen inspection

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) define QAPI as “the coordinated application of two mutually-reinforcing aspects of a quality management system: Quality Assurance (QA) and Performance Improvement (PI).” Although this may sound complicated, Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement can be found rooted in food service operations.

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Posted in Kitchen, Long Term Care, QAPI, Regulatory

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