Resources

Camps - This set of tools is designed specifically for camp foodservice professionals. Materials found in this area include a camp menu packet and camp newsletters.


Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)- This page includes recent regulatory changes to CACFP and includes sample menus and product lists.


Coronavirus Action Resources - We understand many foodservice operations are faced with challenges during this national health crisis. Visit this page for helpful posters or articles related to food safety along with menu solutions and product lists.


Cycle Menu Management - A software program that is an easy and economical tool to help control food and labor costs, get nutrition analysis, standardize quality and stream line production in your foodservice operation.


Fine Dining Recipes - The Fine Dining Recipe Collection is intended to provide inspiration for Independent Living and upscale Assisted Living communities that are seeking chef-inspired recipes. Hundreds of recipes are included in this collection, for breakfast, lunch and dinner meals.


Food Allergen Awareness - Gordon Food Service offers a variety of services designed to help you overcome the challenges posed by food allergies. Materials in this section include informational handouts on food allergies and intolerances, in-service trainings, posters, and many additional tools and resources which will help you manage food allergies with greater ease.


Food First - Click here to view our resources on Food First.


Food Safety Awareness - Gordon Food Service offers a variety of services designed to help you meet your food safety requirements. Materials found in this section include: information on ServSafe classes, both in person and online, food safety podcasts, food safety and sanitation forms and resources, and the Federal Food Code.


Foodservice Training Topics - These training modules are designed to help you implement internal training programs in compliance with federal regulations. Each in-service includes pre- and post test, attendance sheets, PowerPoint presentation notes, activity ideas, and a copy ready Certificate of Completion. Categories include: Nutrition-General, Nutrition- K-12 Schools, Nutrition-Healthcare, Food Safety, Food Allergies, Cleaning and Sanitation, Foodservice and Additional Topics.


Foodservice Diagnostic Audits - Check out these audits for a best practice review for your operation. Performing self audits in your operation is an eye-opening way to identify strengths and assess opportunities for improvement.


Great For Schools - Gordon Food Service understands the challenges facing foodservice operations when it comes to child nutrition, and we're proud to be able to team up with school foodservice professionals to help you succeed in the business of school meals. Materials found in this area include: the Making the Grade marketing tool, healthy snack lists, informational Food Zone newsletters, training in-services, plus many additional tools and resources which will help you manage your foodservice setting.


Health and Wellness - As health and wellness becomes top of mind for consumers, foodservice operators are challenged to meet the growing demand. Turn to this guide for ideas, tips, and guidance.


Healthcare Recipes - This page includes information about our healthcare recipe database. Click this page to learn more about this robust database, designed to meet your community’s needs.


Maximize the Healthcare Dining Experience- Now, more than ever, hospital and long term care operators need to focus on controlling costs, and at the same time, up the game in the overall dining experience. Check out this page to learn more.


Memory Care - Proper nutrition is critical to ensure quality of life and optimal health for people with dementia. Targeted mealtime strategies and person-centered dining can help minimize inappropriate behavioral symptoms that lead to inadequate nutrition intake. Click here for recipes and resources specially created for memory care settings.


Healthcare Menu Customization & Design - Looking for tighter control on food waste, improved efficiency and more focused effort of person-centered care? Menu customization services from Gordon Food Service can help set you up for success.


Menu Design Made Easy! - These fun and festive designs make it easy for you to create personalized menu templates to market your menu. A new design is available for each month or if you have a seasonal cycle menu, you can use one of the four seasonal menu templates. The Microsoft Word templates are formatted with an easy to use quick text entry, enabling you to simply click on the text area and begin typing your menu. Presto! You have attractive menus to further advertise your monthly features.


Product Recalls - Click here to read recall information involving products distributed by Gordon Food Service.


Recipe Inspiration to Serve Healthy Communities - What “healthy” means to the guests you serve may be very personal. There’s been an evolving definition of personal health, which may be related to how unique and individualized diet and lifestyle habits have become. These recipe collections are built considering both eating styles and also the environment or lifestyle of your guests.


Senior Meals - This set of tools is designed specifically for senior meal programs. Included are sample monthly senior meal menu templates, accessibility to senior meals resources through Cycle Menu Management, as well as blank, 5-day and 7-day menu templates.


Senior Living Waitstaff Training - Click here to access the WOW training manual, presentation and video, along with other tools to ensure your healthcare community's staff consistently delivers a high-quality dining experience.


Staffing Resources- This page includes a number of resources to help you recruit, train and retain employees.


Teaching Kitchens - Visit this page to learn about teaching kitchens. These are presentations and recipe demonstration ready to go in order to help you connect with, and educate, your community with specific health messages.


Webinars - Hosted by the Nutrition Resource Center, our webinars occur almost monthly and cover a range of topics from top trends to food safety topics for healthcare, commercial, and education customers. All webinars count towards educational credits. Sign up for upcoming webinars now, or view previous webinars here.


Winning Themes - Customers in cafeterias and restaurants expect much more than just good food. They expect good service, reasonable prices and most importantly, a positive dining experience. Operators must continually change the way things are done in order to create this positive experience. Appealing to all five senses through theme events helps set the stage. Therefore, it is important that you are involved in promoting the food you serve and the atmosphere you provide.