Some schools are starting back up in the coming fall, and it is important, not only as a food service management company, but as human beings, to provide the same quality food service while helping prevent the spread of COVID-19. We want to focus on making our two and four year college diners feel at ease in the presence of our dining facilities.
The secret is out - offering promotional events at any college dining center is a fun, exciting way to keep students captivated and excited about their school’s dining experience. This is especially true for two-year colleges. Dining centers at two-year colleges can be avoided due to the majority of students being commuters; thus, they are more likely to quickly stop for food on their way to or from classes. Offering fun events following a consistent, frequent schedule helps students to feel more involved and familiarized with their dining center as a whole. GKM is dedicated to providing fun experiences for students and faculty alike.
Contracting with an accommodating food service management company is a crucial step in providing students with a great day-to-day experience; however, this is especially true in boarding schools. Community colleges' dining halls need to have ways for their students to be able to incorporate their feedback to know that their input is valued.
It has been ingrained in our minds from a young age that eating a healthy breakfast before taking a test has proven to increase test scores. In fact, several research studies show that eating consistently healthy meals improves memory, focus, and alertness. This should apply to all meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner, and even snacks students are consuming. Providing your students with the nutrients they need to perform their best is a win/win for everybody involved.
In these defining times that we are existing in with COVID being a continuing threat to our population, behavioral health facilities face a large task at hand: how can you make ordering and receiving food as safe as possible for those in recovery?
It can be a difficult challenge to please everyone and remain culturally diverse when feeding students enrolled at a boarding school. This is because of the vast countries and cultures that most boarding schools tend to represent and/or house.
After a couple months of social distancing, meals may start to feel boring or mundane. It is easy to forget all the fun that cooking can bring when there is a lack of variety in our day-to-day lives in general. Restrictions, such as outdoor restaurant seating, are starting to loosen up in some states, but not all. So, how can we make mealtimes more exciting in the meantime?
With products consistently running out at local grocery stores, and restaurants being limited to only certain menu items for takeout, it can feel difficult to remain nutritionally balanced during this uncertain time. However, it is important to keep your health in good standing even when it feels difficult to do so.
We have compiled three big tips to staying healthy and as nutritious as possible during this time.
One of the most popular hobbies that people have taken up during this time where we are all social distancing is cooking and/or baking. It can be frustrating to those who have no inkling on how to even begin the journey of learning, but the good news is that there are so many resources out there that can help you learn, and this article is going to cover the one (most) everyone has access to: IGTV!
COVID-19 is currently impacting virtually every aspect of our lives, including the overall food service industry. Restaurants are either closed, or have the option for only takeout or delivery; grocery stores are overwhelmed with stock-piling consumers and are running out of certain food and items daily; and food service management companies can no longer provide service to facilities that are temporarily closing their doors.