A Sense of Purpose in the Dining Room, Get Your Staff Fired Up!

Last week I spoke about how I found my purpose and how Kind Dining® was born. What my clients love the most about Kind Dining® is that it gives managers the tools to show their staff how to find their sense of purpose while preparing, serving, entertaining, and cleaning up around mealtimes. So, why is instilling purpose important and how … Continue reading

How I Found a Sense of Purpose and the Birth of Kind Dining

Thirty years ago when I entered a career in healthcare food service, I, like everyone else had to start at the “bottom.” At times, I felt the sting of being treated as if food service were on the lowest rung of the organizational chart. It felt awkward at first, like I was just there to clock in and clock out … Continue reading

Intern Andrea Cox’s “ah-ha” Experiences With Great Dining Service

I enjoyed working with Cindy Heilman and Janelle Asai in my geriatric rotation this term, it validated my choice to work as an RD in geriatric nutrition as a career! I had several take-away thoughts that changed my perspective about dining; My first was about empathy; Considering the barriers some of the elderly face regarding eating, such as visual impairments … Continue reading