2018 All Manager Meeting

Every year, Parkhurst gathers up all of its managers for a day to share ideas, successes, opportunities, goals, and more. This year’s theme was “connecting” – to our purpose, to our guests, to innovation, and to one another!… Read More 2018 All Manager Meeting

The FoodU App is Evolving With Students and Professionals Alike

FoodU is a tool that allows users to have all of their school or company’s dining information at their fingertips. After downloading the app, the user then selects their location and fills out their profile, which includes their name, allergies and dining preferences, and other information –  like if they’re a resident or commuter student, part-time or full-time employee, and so on.… Read More The FoodU App is Evolving With Students and Professionals Alike

Pop-Up Possibilities are Endless

About a year and a half ago, Parkhurst Dining rolled out the Pop-Up program. This program is designed to “break the mold” by surprising, delighting, and engaging guests with something unique, different, and exciting. Sometimes that means selling BBQ chicken sundaes in the middle of campus for no apparent reason!… Read More Pop-Up Possibilities are Endless

Sustainable from the Start

By Tim Fetter, Executive Chef at Duquesne University Starting with this academic year, Parkhurst Dining was proud to begin service to the campus and community of Duquesne University in the heart of our service region in Pittsburgh, PA. I was given the nod to take the job of Executive Chef for the campus, which consists… Read More Sustainable from the Start

My First Year with a CSA

By: Scott Rattan, Executive Chef at Capital University I had the opportunity to attend the annual PASA (Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture) conference last year as part of a chefs outing for our company.  It was a wonderful experience and I learned a great deal about farming and sustainable practices.  This year’s conference is being… Read More My First Year with a CSA