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March 14, 2019

Mayo Chef Finds Her Niche by Throwing Down for Health, and Charity

Kristine Wolner, Morrison Healthcare chef at Mayo Clinic wins two top awards at a recent Foodie Throwdown competition.

Morrison Healthcare chef, Kristine Wolner was at a crossroads. A stint in college had been enough to convince her that her childhood dream of becoming a lawyer wasn’t meant to be. When she returned home to Austin, Minnesota, her parents gave her two other choices: Go back to school and find something that did interest her, or stay put and take over the family farm. “That wasn’t something I wanted to do, either,” Kristine tells us of her farming prospects. [more]

March 13, 2019

Medical school foodservice feeds research animals, reduces food waste

Morrison Healthcare’s Director of Dining at Baylor College of Medicine reduces food waste while supporting research efforts

Inspired by an article in FM, Garrett Lucas, CDM, CFPP, director of dining services at the Morrison Café at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) in Houston, saw an opportunity to reduce food waste and to feed the research animals at BCM, one of the leading centers for biomedical research in the country. While BCM is technically a college with no patients to feed, it is served by Morrison Healthcare, making it a unique hybrid account. [more]

March 13, 2019

Mayo clinic success: Harvest cafe wows hospital

Morrison operated café at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont receives praise

FAIRMONT — The Harvest Cafe at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont has been reaping a bumper crop of praise. Often referred to as the hospital cafeteria, the cafe has changed its look and its menu, much to the enjoyment of Mayo staff and patients as well as vigilant area residents who have discovered an economical place to dine. [more]


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