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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

Food Allergies and Intolerances

Posted on January 23, 2018 by Amy Bollam

Food Allergies

Did you know in the United States, as many as 15 million people have food allergies?

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Posted in Continuing Education, Dining Service, Food, Menu, Nutrition

Story time

Posted on March 22, 2017 by Amy Reaman


Many stories are passed down in the form of recipes.

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Posted in Activities, Food, Menu, Recipe

Menu madness

Posted on March 09, 2017 by Amy Reaman

The warmer weather can only mean one thing...time for new menus!

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Pop Up Activities

Posted on February 07, 2017 by Amy Reaman

Bring the kitchen to your residents: consider showing off your talents too – cooking demonstrations with the residents can make meal times more interactive and exciting.

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Posted in Activities, Food, Long Term Care, Nutrition, Residents