K-12 Schools http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6598/more en Chefs and high school students brainstorm cool new menu items http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/chefs-and-high-school-students-brainstorm-cool-new-menu-items <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Chef collaborative visits to a Minnesota high school resulted in flavorful solutions to school food challenges</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/chefs-and-high-school-students-brainstorm-cool-new-menu-items" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/chefs-and-high-school-students-brainstorm-cool-new-menu-items#comments K-12 Schools Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:02:00 +0000 66881 at http://food-management.com Report blasts NYC schools over sanitation performance http://food-management.com/news-trends/report-blasts-nyc-schools-over-sanitation-performance <div class="field-deck"> Not only are "more and more school cafeterias…failing to meet the grade" but violators with "constant issues with mice or other vermin" keep parents in the dark about their repeated citations. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Not only are "more and more school cafeterias…failing to meet the grade" but violators with "constant issues with mice or other vermin" keep parents in the dark about their repeated citations.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/report-blasts-nyc-schools-over-sanitation-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/report-blasts-nyc-schools-over-sanitation-performance#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:13:00 +0000 66871 at http://food-management.com K-12 trends: Remodels, students and parents get involved in meal programs http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/k-12-trends-remodels-students-and-parents-get-involved-meal-programs <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>See what's trending in k-12 schools this month.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/k-12-trends-remodels-students-and-parents-get-involved-meal-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/k-12-trends-remodels-students-and-parents-get-involved-meal-programs#comments K-12 Schools Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:20:00 +0000 66851 at http://food-management.com How to motivate kids to eat better, backed by science http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/how-motivate-kids-eat-better-backed-science <div class="field-deck"> A study finds short-term financial incentives motivate children to establish healthier eating habits over the long term. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A study finds short-term financial incentives motivate children to establish healthier eating habits over the long term. </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/how-motivate-kids-eat-better-backed-science" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/how-motivate-kids-eat-better-backed-science#comments K-12 Schools Private Tue, 29 Nov 2016 21:26:00 +0000 66831 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock Students successfully lobby for condiment’s return to menus http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/students-successfully-lobby-condiment-s-return-menus <div class="field-deck"> When Alpine School District introduced new menu offerings earlier this year, they also revived a local favorite. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>When Alpine School District introduced new menu offerings earlier this year, they also revived a local favorite.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/students-successfully-lobby-condiment-s-return-menus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/students-successfully-lobby-condiment-s-return-menus#comments K-12 Schools Mon, 21 Nov 2016 21:51:00 +0000 66711 at http://food-management.com Alpine School District Districts gather to process 3,500 pounds of local produce http://food-management.com/production/districts-gather-process-3500-pounds-local-produce <div class="field-deck"> Staff from more than a half dozen districts gathered at the Green Bay Schools central kitchen recently to chop and process some 3,500 pounds of locally grown carrots and onions for their meal programs. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Staff from more than a half dozen districts gathered at the Green Bay Schools central kitchen recently to chop and process some 3,500 pounds of locally grown carrots and onions for their meal programs.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/production/districts-gather-process-3500-pounds-local-produce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/production/districts-gather-process-3500-pounds-local-produce#comments K-12 Schools Production Wed, 16 Nov 2016 16:41:00 +0000 66631 at http://food-management.com <p>Diced carrots being portioned into vacuum-sealed bags for storage.</p> Green Bay Area Public Schools Food Service Parents help staff charter school after foodservice provider backs out http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/parents-help-staff-charter-school-after-foodservice-provider-backs-out <div class="field-byline"> By Jennifer Crain </div> <div class="field-deck"> The Village School’s simple approach of one vegetarian entrée made from scratch each day boosts participation. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Village School’s simple approach of one vegetarian entrée made from scratch each day boosts participation. </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/parents-help-staff-charter-school-after-foodservice-provider-backs-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/parents-help-staff-charter-school-after-foodservice-provider-backs-out#comments K-12 Schools Private Mon, 14 Nov 2016 18:08:00 +0000 66611 at http://food-management.com <p>The team takes pride in cooking many of the meal components from scratch.</p> The Village School SNA looks forward to working with new president, Congress http://food-management.com/news-trends/sna-looks-forward-working-new-president-congress <div class="field-deck"> Child nutrition reauthorization remains unresolved and may have to await the new administration. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Child nutrition reauthorization remains unresolved and may have to await the new administration.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/sna-looks-forward-working-new-president-congress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/sna-looks-forward-working-new-president-congress#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Thu, 10 Nov 2016 14:52:00 +0000 66581 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock Detroit’s Betti Wiggins takes top prize in FAME Awards http://food-management.com/news-trends/detroit-s-betty-wiggins-takes-top-prize-fame-awards <div class="field-deck"> Betti Wiggins of Detroit Public Schools was named the winner of the Golden Star Director Award, the competition’s highest honor. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Betti Wiggins of Detroit Public Schools was named the winner of the Golden Star Director Award, the competition’s highest honor.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/detroit-s-betty-wiggins-takes-top-prize-fame-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/detroit-s-betty-wiggins-takes-top-prize-fame-awards#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Mon, 07 Nov 2016 19:35:00 +0000 66551 at http://food-management.com Remodel at high school leaves room for future flexibility http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/remodel-high-school-leaves-room-future-flexibility <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>The old kitchen and servery at St. Xavier High School in Louisville, Ky., just weren&rsquo;t keeping up with the times, in terms of both functionality and style. Here are before and after photos showing key points of the transformation, which took place last summer at this private Catholic all boys&rsquo; school. The remodel turned out to be a total refresh, from new equipment to stations that can switch purpose to improved flow and better storage.</p> <p><em>All photos courtesy of St. Xavier High School.</em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/remodel-high-school-leaves-room-future-flexibility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/remodel-high-school-leaves-room-future-flexibility#comments K-12 Schools Mon, 07 Nov 2016 15:37:00 +0000 66521 at http://food-management.com