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vegetable variety
Every March, to celebrate National Nutrition Month, Windham Raymond School District makes its way through the alphabet by featuring produce from A to Z.
tape
To make it easier to deliver meals to off-site charter schools and summer feeding locations, Pinellas County Schools uses colored tape to close the boxes.
burger patties
To get consistent burger patties, wrap the lid of a five-pound spice jar lid in plastic wrap and use it to press down burger meat that is in a ball.
measuring utensils
We do a series of cooking classes—three to four per semester—for students getting ready to graduate. We teach t hem how to cook healthy foods.
mark freeman
Through Microsoft's Local Chef Series, Dining at Microsoft partners with local restaurant chefs and owners to bring culinary talent to the campus...
sausages
We started butchering whole animals in our kitchen. We plan with our staff to make sure [daily] production is done ahead, so we can take a day to butcher.
dj record table
During Dead Day, Troy University Dining Services hosts “the Cram Jam.” Students up studying come to the Trojan Dining Hall for a free, late-night breakfast.
tackle box
During meal time, having to halt delivery to fulfill a patient’s request for more ketchup or sweetener can back up the flow of room-service deliveries.
peas shrimp dish
When we want to develop new content for the menus, it is helpful to use one of our action stations to try out new recipes and get customer feedback.

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