Customization has taken the food industry by storm. It’s so prevalent in this day and age that according to a study of food service trends done by the North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM), 72% of consumers expect their meal to be fully customizable.
With several major holidays approaching (bring on the turkey and stuffing, please), it only makes sense for November’s theme to be Handcrafted in Our Kitchens. Paying ode to our made-from-scratch soup stock, hand breaded chicken, and many other culinary creations thoughtfully crafted in our kitchens everyday, we strive to bring the feeling and taste of homemade goodness right to you.
Last month, our Elmira College Dining team hired a very special employee who deserves some recognition. Her name is Sally, she loves making salads, she’s a few hundred pounds, and no – she’s not a human.
And just like that…It’s August!
Summer is the season for sourcing delicious produce locally. While at least 20% of all our produce is sourced locally in the communities we serve all year round, there’s such an abundance of fresh favorites in the summer, from zucchini, to blueberries, to watermelon.
With Spring semester coming to a close, the dining team at Juniata College is celebrating a successful first semester of service at their Clean Plate station.