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September 18, 2023

How Much Protein Should You Really Be Eating? Featuring Palina Lancaster, MS, RDN, LD

Are you eating enough protein? Protein is arguably the most important macronutrient for aging, longevity, and muscle health. Some experts argue the daily recommended 0.8 grams per kg of body weight isn’t nearly enough. “There seems to be no question that protein is needed in times of growth or repair. However, just how much we should be eating has some disagreeing,” medical expert Palina Lancaster told The Food Institute. [more]

September 18, 2023

Acclaimed Chef, Restaurant Owner Joins Cleveland Clinic’s Culinary Leadership Team

Cleveland chef and restaurant owner Douglas Katz has joined the culinary leadership team at the Cleveland Clinic. Chef Katz shares Morrison Healthcare’s vision that food plays a critical role in the healing process, providing strength for patients to recuperate, and sustenance to caregivers who are providing life-saving care. While he can’t list specific changes he hopes to make, he does plan to show culinary employees how to enhance flavors or ways to make food healthier. [more]

September 15, 2023

Douglas Katz Becomes Chef-Partner at Cleveland Clinic’s Food Service

Douglas Katz is always cooking new things up — this time, at the Cleveland Clinic. The acclaimed chef was named a chef partner with Morrison Healthcare. In his role, Katz will work with Morrison and the Clinic’s culinary team to craft menu dishes, including seasonal offerings and specials, for patients, workers, and visitors, according to a news release. [more]

September 15, 2023

Chef Doug Katz Contracted as Culinary Consultant for Cleveland Clinic

Well-regarded restaurant owner and chef Doug Katz is influencing food service at the Cleveland Clinic locations. He won’t be in the kitchen, but consulting with Morrison Healthcare, a food and nutrition services company contracted by the Clinic. His mission is to elevate hospital food for employees and patients. [more]

September 12, 2023

Renowned Cleveland-Based Chef and Restaurateur Douglas Katz Joins Morrison Healthcare

Morrison Healthcare welcomes well-known culinary leader Chef Douglas Katz as the newest member of the culinary leadership team at Cleveland Clinic. In this new role, Chef Katz serves as a chef partner, and brings 25 years of expertise curating and delivering delicious experiences to the Morrison team, to further elevate innovation and creativity offered to patients, guests and caregivers. [more]

September 1, 2023

This is What Healthcare Dining Innovation Looks Like with Chef Jeffrey Quasha

Food Management’s podcast series features Morrison Healthcare’s Senior Director of Culinary Innovation, Chef Jeffery Quasha, as a culinarian who’s really in sync with the “food as medicine” idea. Learn more about some of the biggest healthcare dining trends of the moment and get a behind-the-scenes look into the way healthcare dining is evolving, ultimately achieving the very real power to heal patients, staff, and the community. [more]

August 31, 2023

Morrison Healthcare Clients Recognized for Sustainability Efforts

The Business Intelligence Group has recognized specific sustainability initiatives at Cleveland Clinic, Hackensack Meridian Health and UCI Health, where Morrison Healthcare leads and manages foodservice, as part of its 2023 Sustainability Awards program.The annual awards honor people, teams and organizations who have made sustainability an integral part of their business practice or overall mission. Learn more about the winners. [more]

August 31, 2023

Trends in Grab-n-Go Food with Chef Jeffrey Quasha

The flavors, fun, and functionality of menu items at your c-store, counter, or cart could be the difference between grabbing customers or getting passed by. Fresh, regional, dippable, and snackable are grab-and-go keywords from Chef Jeffrey Quasha, CEC, CCCA, AAC, senior director of culinary innovation at Morrison Healthcare. [more]

August 28, 2023

FM Presents 2023 Hospital Power Players

Hospitals are looking for a return to normal operation, serving staff, visitors, and patients and even enticing customers from the surrounding community to come in for a bite to eat. In this latest installment of FM’s Power Players series, we take a look at what’s being offered for onsite dining at some of the largest hospitals in the country. [more]

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