Seaton realizes that one of the biggest problems schools face today is tremendous growth. Therefore, the f/s provider is required to pass more and more people through the servery in a short period of time. Fortunately, this age group really enjoys grab-and-go options, and many items included in the eight branded stations fit the bill, he points out.
Plus, the names of the stations themselves reflect the students' desire for "truth in advertising" and their "tell me what it is, no translation necessary" attitude.
Favorites: Traditional selections such as chicken nuggets, spaghetti, and macaroni and cheese.
Pizza: A variety of pizzeria-style pizzas, including pepperoni, cheese, Hawaiian and vegetarian.
Grill: An assortment of grilled sandwiches, including hamburgers, cheeseburgers, chicken sandwiches, steak and cheese sandwiches and hot dogs.
Salsa: Southwest-style fare such as tacos, burritos, quesadillas, nachos and enchiladas.
Deli: Students can select a combination of meats and cheeses for their own made-to-order sandwiches served on fresh-baked bread.
Market: Popular buffet-style fare, such as a salad bar, pasta bar or baked potato bar, and special events such as demonstration cooking.
Snacks: Selection of individually-served items such as fruit, drinks, sandwiches, pizza or cookies for students who are on the run.
Breakfast: Variety of breakfast foods from traditional scrambled eggs and toast, to continental-style fare such as cereal and milk, fruit, or bagels with cream cheese.