School sees increased participation after reworking menu and dropping out of federal lunch program

New options at Barrington High School this year include a salad bar, stir-fry station, deli bar, grab-and-go sandwiches and more.


Senator introduces bill to expand free school lunch to students being raised by extended family

The CARE for Kids Act would provide free lunch to all students being raised by extended family.

The goal is to roll out the sustainable container program across campus next year.

Founders Ashley and Rick Ortiz share how their Chicago eatery is getting a piece of the $65 million catering pie.

A new bistro serves up hope—and cancer-fighting fare.

Kathi Bankes, director of catering for Metz Culinary Management, describes how she stays creative while planning events.

Do innovations like biometrics have the potential to lessen labor pains?

Fourth- and fifth-graders used carrots from their school garden to make curry carrot soup and carrot-pineapple muffins.

Busy servers who are already short on time don’t want to have to wrestle with wobbling tables at the same time. This issue is also relevant in Foodservice.

The district is using the program to teach young students proper nutrition, table manners and more.

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