Food Service

First impressions count: Setting the table for success

First impressions count: Setting the table for success

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In any foodservice operation, washing dishes is a necessary routine which does not get a lot of attention. Yet guests — in long-term care communities as in restaurants— consistently rate cleanliness of tableware as highly as they rank food quality and taste.

I couldn't live without ... Pinnacle CareReview

I couldn't live without ... Pinnacle CareReview

Instant consumer feedback has become paramount in today's competitive long-term care industry, so comments offered by patients, residents and family members are invaluable in helping operators improve services.

Unidine part of readmission strategy

Trinity Senior Living Communities has said its partnership with Unidine Corporation has reduced dehydration among residents and lowered readmissions.

The long-term care leftovers that earned a warning

The long-term care leftovers that earned a warning

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Today in the annals of Nursing Homes That Should Know Better, we turn our attention to a rural part of Tennessee.

Loyalty program for food service operators

Loyalty program for food service operators

Food service operators can sign up to earn exclusive rewards through the new TRIO® Triple Play Loyalty program. By joining the loyalty program early, members will receive recipes and start building up points.

Attitudes about food create opportunities for healthcare operators and manufacturers

Attitudes about food create opportunities for healthcare operators and manufacturers

The first question, be it in discussion of a retirement community, healthcare facility, or similar location is, "How's the food?" For the food service operator, that's the million-dollar question.

Long-term care providers prepare for food-service show of pride

Facility operators will be preparing next week to honor and showcase their dietary managers and employees the following week. "Pride in Food Service Week" kicks off Feb. 7 to "celebrate the important role they play in institutional food service," according to the Dietary Managers Association. The DMA is a professional organization of more than 14,000 food and nutrition services managers, the vast majority of whom work in long-term care facilities and hospitals.