Annual taste-testing sessions with scholars and staff members at our client schools provide us valuable feedback on items under consideration for our menus. Recently, Seven Hills Preparatory Academy held one such taste-testing session with 18 scholars in grades 6-8.
CKC Good Food hosts both a one-day training session and a ServSafe certification class for school food service personnel, preparing them for a successful school meal program next fall.
CKC's executive chef creates our school lunch menus with a "commodities first" mindset to reduce our schools' overall food costs. When your school receives your USDA Foods survey this spring, contact General Manager Laurie Yohn, SNS to help you designate which foods to choose.
The USDA issued a final rule on flexibilities granted to the nutritional guidelines governing child nutrition programs, including the National School Lunch Program. Basically, the provisions granted on a temporary basis in 2017 have now become permanent.
CKC's Cafeteria Connection newsletter for parents includes 10 issues that promote the quality of school food service programs.