Healthcare Foodservice Design and Equipment Fundamentals

  • Level: Leader
  • Course time: 1 hour
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Are you planning a new construction or renovation project but don’t know where to start? ? Or, do you have some construction and planning experience but want to polish your skills? 

You are not alone. Most healthcare foodservice leaders don’t have any formal training in the construction process but are charged with achieving outcomes. Do you know the lingo, the process, and the team? 

Have you considered what will make you a successful foodservice leader in a new construction or renovation project? This course provides the tools you need to be an engaged food and nutrition leader, advocate, and decision maker as part of the planning, design, and construction team.
What you are going to learn

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After taking this course, you will be more confident in program planning, knowledge of the planning and construction process and teams, flow of food, traffic patterns, workflow design, and equipment considerations to positively impact the outcomes of your construction projects.

Learning outcomes for this course include:

  • Describe the basic elements of the planning and design process and members of the design and construction teams
  • Document flow of food and supplies and traffic patterns using bubble diagrams
  • Analyze the workflow design and make recommendations to improve workflow
  • Evaluate employee workflow efficiency and customer throughput to match design, equipment, and menu
  • Describe different types of kitchen equipment, use, and key considerations for selection
  • Investigate opportunities to reduce the environmental and carbon footprint of foodservice operations to enhance sustainability

Julie Jones

Learner, Leader, Coach
A gatherer of new ideas so I can translate them into creative learning and development programs for leaders. I spent more than 30 years as a leader in healthcare foodservice, an industry I love. Finding what makes learning happen for others is my passion. I share more stories about learning and leader evolution in the learning blog on this site!