Retail makeover boosts high schools’ participation 22 percent

Retail makeover boosts high schools’ participation 22 percent

Balance Kitchen gives some 6,000 teens an attractive dining venue that also accords with their values.

In the past two years, Amarillo ISD in Texas has achieved a meal participation increase of more than 22 percent in its high schools, as well as a 30.5 percent lift in a la carte sales and “overwhelmingly positive” customer feedback, thanks to an initiative called Amarillo Balance Kitchen.

The concept, custom designed for the district by foodservice provider Chartwells, operates in Amarillo ISD’s three high schools, which collectively enroll some 6,000 students. The retail-minded

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