Amidst changes, school foodservice grows up

New approaches to school foodservice focus on customization and local.

Feb. 16—Palates—even of the youngest of Americans—are changing. And with the concern of childhood obesity, along with recent changes made to the regulations related to school meals, school foodservice directors have begun rising to the task of crafting menus that deliver food that is customizable, kid approved and contain the right nutrition profiles, all while staying within budget.