DiningRD Blog

  • Tell CMS Nutrition Care Matters

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is considering removing malnutrition and tube feeding from reimbursed care in under the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM). One of the greatest perils our elders face is maintaining nutritional health. Peer-reviewed research has shown time and time again that without adequate nutrition individuals do not recover from…

  • Six Truths for Success You Cannot Ignore

    Are your residents getting the quality service and care they deserve? Unsure? Come see how Kind Dining® Training can turn dining room servers into your company’s biggest asset. Are you making the most of your mealtimes and food and nutrition department? Mealtimes are the highlight of your residents’ day. They market your community, yet, most…

  • Celebrating Women’s History

    March is the culmination of both National Nutrition Month as well as Women’s History Month. At DiningRD, we have cause to celebrate both! The culture and story behind DiningRD are directly related to the female founders who have made countless contributions. We honor the female founders who make up DiningRD today. Edna Cox Rice of…

  • Kind Dining at DiningRD

    We have a big announcement! DiningRD is thrilled to announce the newest addition to our suite of products and services… Kind Dining! Kind Dining was created by Cindy Heilman to offer hospitality training to senior care providers. Carol Sapp, DiningRD Founder and CEO, commented “Kind Dining is widely recognized as a leader in Hospitality training.…

  • Celebrate Registered Dietitians!

    Today is RDN Day! At DiningRD, our greatest asset is the Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDN) who deliver skillful nutrition care, dining expertise, and JOY to seniors each and every day! RDN Day is part of National Nutrition Month. Learn more. If you see a DiningRD Dietitian today, wish them a happy RDN Day!

  • Food Allergen Awareness

    The number of people in the US with food allergies is increasing. Food intolerance is rarely life threatening but food allergies sometimes are. Food allergies are very complex and a serious medical condition affecting up to 15 million people in the United States, including 1 in 13 children. When you work in dining services and…

  • 2024 CE Spotlight

    Check out our calendar of events! Register today – space is limited February 22nd – Care Planning for Success With the recent changes to the CMS guidelines, now more than ever, it is vital to establish a measurable care plan!  Become a care planning professional in this session. March 21st – Nutrition and Chronic Diseases…

  • Data is on the menu

    Data is a new asset for business intelligence everywhere. At DiningRD, we’re turning Peas & Carrots into meaningful data to drive foodservice operations and more! We’re pleased to introduce our newest product, Dining Insights. Dining Insights is built on ingredient, recipe, and menu data as well as other data points gathered in Dining Manager. Contact…

  • CE Spotlight is Back!

    We’re kicking off our 2024 continuing education with an ever-important topic… Allergies and Intolerances. Join us on January 25th for this FREE webinar. CE Spotlight is offered each month for continuing education in nutrition and foodservice. Stay tuned for our next topic!

  • 2023 in Review

    2023 has been an incredible year for all of us at DiningRD! DiningRD celebrated being named to Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies this year. However, we recognize that accomplishment would not be possible without the 427 individuals who make up our team; Registered Dietitians, Certified Dietary Managers, culinary professionals, software engineers, finance, marketing, and…