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Participate in CACFP Week March 15-21

February 13, 2020

National CACFP Week helps raise awareness of how the USDA's Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) works to combat hunger by bringing healthy foods to children in child care centers, homes, and after-school programs as well as adults in day care.

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Taste-Testers Wanted!

February 11, 2020

CKC is seeking 5 client schools to help evaluate items under consideration for our 2020-2021 menus.

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MDE Supports Your Success w/Webinars, Videos

January 30, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Education offers videos and webinars to help answer your questions about running a successful food service program.

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Where it all began: Caravan Serai

January 29, 2020

While Nancy closed Caravan Serai in 2001 to focus on her burgeoning school food catering company, the delicious influences of the Caravan are felt today in the flavorful meals of CKC Good Food.

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Gain More Revenue From Your School Breakfast Program

December 28, 2019

While the School Breakfast Program is widely available, student participation lags significantly behind school lunch, making breakfast an untapped revenue source for school food service programs. Some districts report breakfast generating the highest profits for their programs. If your School Breakfast Program is serving less than 50% of your student population, you could be missing out on significant revenues.

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Order meals for commemorative occasions

December 28, 2019

Schools often use national commemorations for educational lessons. With CKC's special occasion meals, you can extend those lessons to your cafeteria!

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Apply Today: NSLP Equipment Assistance Grant

December 28, 2019

MDE is accepting applications for the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) Equipment Grant, which funds purchases of new equipment to assist in serving healthier meals in schools.

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Tips for planning a well-designed kitchen

December 2, 2019

Outdated school kitchens are quite common today. Aging buildings as well as new cooking processes necessitated by the changes in the federal nutritional guidelines for school nutrition programs have many food service professionals working in less than ideal conditions.

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Winter weather reminders

December 2, 2019

It might be the most wonderful time of the year in some respects. It's also the time of year when unpredictable weather throws off the daily routine.

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“CKC Good Food has been amazing. They are accommodating and the staff are phenomenal.”
Maeseu Pha : College Prep Academy