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University of Washington chooses CBORD's foodservice solution

Chris Corum   ||   Jan 23, 2007  ||   ,

University of Washington selected CBORD’s Foodservice Suite to serve its 40,000 students and 4,700 board plan participants. The school will make use of modules for “menu management, inventory management (including PDA-enabled data entry for onsite inventory tracking), CBORD’s nutrient database, nutritional accounting, event management, and interfaces for order transmissions to outside vendors, point-of-sale terminals, and accounts payable.”

CBORD welcomes the University of Washington
University purchases Foodservice Suite to improve margins and efficiency

Ithaca, New York: The CBORD Group, Inc. is pleased to announce that the University of Washington recently selected the company as its foodservice technology provider. The university purchased Foodservice Suite®, a modular software package designed to improve margins and increase customer and employee satisfaction by automating campus foodservice operations.

The University of Washington’s use of Foodservice Suite includes modules for menu management, inventory management (including PDA-enabled data entry for onsite inventory tracking), CBORD’s nutrient database, nutritional accounting, event management, and interfaces for order transmissions to outside vendors, point-of-sale terminals, and accounts payable. The school is also a user of CBORD’s Odyssey HMS™ housing management system, including its Judicial module.

The University of Washington was honored in 2003 by the National Association of College & University Food Services (NACUFS) with the Loyal E. Horton award in recognition of its eclectic and innovative food court, the Husky Den.

“We looked for a company that offered modern solutions for growth and sustainability to support our diverse lines of business, as well as one that could provide the service and support needed to effectively train users and implement the system,” says Anita Bowers, Assistant Director of Housing and Food Services at the University of Washington. “We found CBORD and its staff to best fit our needs.”

“The University of Washington has long been respected in the college and university foodservice industry for its innovations in campus dining,” says Peg Lacey, National Market Manager, Colleges & Universities, The CBORD Group, Inc. “We are very pleased to assist the university in further refining its already impressive operations.”

The University of Washington currently enrolls 40,000 students. It has a residence hall population of 4,900, with 4,700 students on board plans.

About The CBORD Group

The CBORD Group serves colleges and universities, corporations, healthcare facilities, chain restaurants, supermarkets, and a host of other market segments. CBORD’s products are used in foodservice, catering, nutrition services, online ordering, meal plans, campus ID card privilege control, access control, electronic security, housing services, and other institution-wide activities. The CBORD Group serves more than 5,000 clients in the U.S., Canada, Europe, South Africa, the Middle East, New Zealand, and Australia, including more than 850 colleges and universities.

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