Delicious and attractive looking food can do more than benefit residents and patients; foodservice in healthcare has an even greater opportunity to capture sustaining revenue by selling its tasty food creations to hungry employees.
Offering foodservice to employees is mutually beneficial for both the foodservice department and the employee. The foodservice department has the opportunity to generate financial support from the sale of food as well as endorsement from satisfied employee customers for delectable meals. Simultaneously, the foodservice department has meet a need for the hungry employee – too busy to pack a lunch or unable to leave the building for fast food at break time.
Marketing your foodservice to employees is easy. Here are a few examples:
Keep in mind it is essential to monitor and control food provided to employees from the foodservice department. Establish a procedure for collecting payment for meals and guidelines for menu offerings. With these precautions, employee meals can contribute to added revenue for the foodservice department and increased employee engagement.