For many people (including myself), talking about data protection can be a boring topic. Like buying insurance for your car or house, we don't want to think about the consequences of not having it until something goes wrong. Well, the same logic applies to your program data. Whether your district uses a Point of Sale (POS), Menu Planning or Inventory solution, making sure your data stays safe is paramount.
It's hard to believe, but summer break is more than halfway over for many school districts across the country. For Food Service Directors, this means it's time to start thinking about, and planning for, the start of the new school year.
Fully-hosted solutions, cloud computing, web-based software – these terms all sound complicated, cumbersome, and confusing. But in reality, utilizing cloud-based solutions can simplify your entire school nutrition program.
With the end of the school year upon us, now is the perfect time to make sure your front of house (Point of Sale) and back of house (Menu Planning, Inventory) systems are ready for their long summer slumber.
You may have been asking yourself, I'm done serving... now what? Don't worry, you're not alone! Here are 7 things you can do to keep your cafeteria systems happy this summer:
Has this scenario ever happened to one of your cashiers?
The bell rings and before they can even sign into their POS stations, a line of kids is stretched around the whole cafeteria waiting for a hot, nutritious lunch.
In many schools across the country, students get 30 minutes or less to go through the lunch line and eat their lunch. Often times, the lunch period might even be split with recess or other school activities.
This makes the job of a cashier especially critical for making sure students get through the serving line as quickly as possible.