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Salad Bar Tips for K-6

Worried about how a salad bar would work with younger kids? Here are some tips:

Worried about how a salad bar might work with smaller children? Here are some tips from those who have successfully used them…

  • explain what they are and how to use them at the beginning of the school year

  • have staff monitor and assist kids as they pass through

  • provide stools or a riser to make it easier for smaller children to reach the selections

  • replace tongs and other serving implements frequently

  • offer portioned packs or squeeze bottles for dressings

  • have a hand sanitizer dispenser at the beginning of the line

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