Caring for kids’ mental health through the menu
“What you eat has a direct correlation to mental health…your gut is directly linked to your brain,” explains Chef Manager David Switzer, who is part of the team at a residential behavioral treatment center, a place where residents ages 11 to 17 are benefitting from a menu developed just for them.
Culinary arts students step up
Florida high school juniors and seniors from Booker T. Washington High School have stepped up and filled the gap left by a shortage of cafeteria workers. At the start of the school year, there were just two permanent school food employees there! With the help of the culinary arts teacher and students, the kitchen gained 9 more capable sets of hands. Bonus: The students received their ServeSafe certifications.
Farmers and school foodservice: A great team
Mentorships make a difference
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Celeb chef Tre Wilcox took on an advisory role at Edgemere CCRC, where he’s training the culinary team and collaborating on cool new concepts and menus.
Caring for a grandma on a special day
Baby—and business—is booming
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Extra fun for kid patients
Alaska Native wisdom for healing
Chef Amy Foote
Celebrating Pride with rainbow menu items