Rebranded cafeterias, spiffed-up servingware, dialog cues for staff, group texts to students, taste tests and more are ways Richmond County School Nutrition Services is increasing participation.
Bringing the strategies he learned in California districts to Virginia, Rodney Taylor is on a mission to transform the nation’s 10th largest school district.
Schools in California are obviously at a big-time geographical advantage when it comes to school gardens. They’re also ahead of the curve in ways to make school gardens, greenhouses, farms and green classrooms thrive as interactive and...
A creative test kitchen concept that leverages site-level expertise is the most recent innovation at this fast-growing district.
Inspiration struck Melinda Leonard as she sat in the audience last year at The Culinary Institute of America (CIA)’s Menus of Change conference. Leonard, associate director of dining services at Phillips Exeter Academy, saw a presentation on...
Randolph County Schools was able to affect foodservice perceptions by offering parents a chance to see first-hand how meals are prepared and served.
The Taher Chef Council makes an annual trip to faraway lands and returns with fresh, flavorful menu ideas.
The nominee’s views on child nutrition policies are unclear, but if confirmed he will be a key player in the child nutrition reauthorization process scheduled to be taken up by Congress.
The one-day rollout helps work out the bugs while familiarizing young customers and their families with the upcoming mobile meal service.
Turlock USD’s school meal program brand, Real Fresh, promotes how almost all its produce, proteins and dairy come from local sources.