Cook-and-Hold capabilities bring many benefits

May 31, 2019

Many of CKC Good Food's client schools have improved the quality and flow of their food service programs by adding a Cook & Hold oven. If your school has a two-door or three-door refrigerator, a small amount of space to accommodate a unit and sufficient electrical capacity, your program could get in on the many benefits of heating, not cooking, onsite.

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CKC Supports Women of Nations Fundraiser

May 31, 2019

CKC Good Food sponsored Grand Slam 2, a pro-wrestling fundraiser benefiting Women of Nations, a shelter for American Indian women facing domestic violence. The fundraiser brought in more than $21,000, which will help build playground.

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Grow Satisfaction and Revenues with Smart Snacks

May 1, 2019

You can fill hungry tummies and increase your revenues beyond your current lunch offering by adding Smart Snacks and “second entrées." Expert guidance from CKC Good Food makes it a breeze!

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Summer Training Sets Stage for Successful SY2019-20

May 1, 2019

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.

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A School Lunch Hero!

April 12, 2019

CKC employee Alethea Chambers was recently recognized by the students and staff at MTCS Secondary School for being a School Lunch Hero.

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CKC hamburger patties are safe

April 9, 2019

CKC Good Food hamburger patties are not affected by the recent recall.

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Resilience.org highlights CAPRW, HAFA, CKC Farm-to-Head Start Initiative

March 19, 2019

Community Action Partnership of Ramsey & Washington Counties' farm-to-childcare initiative leverages shared values with partners HAFA and CKC Good Food to build on Saint Paul’s diversity to bring nutrition to life.

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How do USDA guidelines apply to field trip/bag lunches?

March 19, 2019

General Manager Laurie Yohn, SNS explains the USDA nutritional guidelines relative to field trip/bag lunches provided by NSLP food service programs.

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State seeks summer meal providers

February 28, 2019

Summer can increase kids' food insecurity. MDE seeks schools and nonprofits to fill kids' nutrition gap by participating in the Seamless Summer Option and the Summer Food Service Program, respectively.

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CKC's 'commodities first' menus save schools money

February 27, 2019

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.

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Kim Hyvarinen : Nova Classical Academy