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ratatouille pizza

Last year, Oshkosh Area School District partnered with two small school districts in the area to make a ratatouille sauce to get students to eat vegetables.

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Our 23 communities were each asked to develop a recipe item using our acronym, ACTS, in the name. A panel of eight staff members tried all the different entries and chose a winner: Apricot Cinnamon...

In order to better incorporate HACCP, the department has a schedule of each standard operating procedure that needs to be addressed, which are then discussed in a team huddle at each café site.

Our nutritionist Tanya Williams created the Bison Mealz! Cookie to offer the nutritional benefits of a full meal when eaten with milk or a milk replacement and a serving of fruit.

We created a way to help employees remember CCPs (critical control points). The CCPs are typed onto a self-adhesive label, which employees stick to the underside of their name badge.

If your customers are not embracing new food trends such as healthier foods, then get them involved with projects like cooking demos and food tastings. It really works!

We have created a new appetizer for the dining room by using leftover mashed potatoes. We mix the potatoes with green onion, bacon bits and cheddar cheese. We wrap the mixture in spring roll paper,...

Make sushi more palatable to a wider, less adventurous audience by substituting the fish for more recognizable proteins.

To take advantage of the popularity of breakfast foods and their lower food costs, we serve breakfast for lunch at a couple of our action stations once per month.

Campus Pizza is our late-night pizza delivery option. We have a menu ranging from pizzas to grinders that students can order Sunday through Thursday, 6 p.m. to 12 a.m. Students can pay with credit...