District food service provider Chartwell’s brought the Mobile Teaching Kitchen to Brockton High on Tuesday and Wednesday, giving groups of students a chance to get a hands-on lesson in Mexican cuisine as Chef Mike Dobrowolski taught them how to whip up white bean and chicken tacos with citrus avocado salsa and homemade corn tortillas.
Thursday, September 14, 2017
West Michigan kids are getting back into the routine of homework, early bedtimes and classes, but sometimes the best taught lessons at school can happen in the cafeteria.
Lunch time can be the perfect opportunity for many teachable moments. Chef Jen Brower with Chartwells Food Services works hard in the garden picking all kinds of fruits and vegetables to inspire lunch menus and healthy eating at schools across West Michigan.
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
An executive chef and registered dietitian teamed up to present a 40-minute lesson on nutrition and cooking techniques from a trailer parked behind Carlisle High School.
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
The Wichita Falls ISD is dishing out a smorgasbord of changes this year when it comes to school lunches.
It was in February that the district inked a deal with Chartwells to take over its food service operations. It is the same company contracted to provide food service for Midwestern State University.
Thursday, August 17, 2017
A push to improve lunches inside Duval County school cafeterias means students will get healthier breakfast and lunch options, this school year.
It's all a part of the Duval County School Board's commitment to providing nutritious meals to students.
Monday, August 14, 2017
Each school year, children wait for the last bell before summer break to begin enjoying playtime with friends, a week at camp, a family vacation, or time at the pool. However, for many children who receive free and reduced-price meals during the school year, summer can mean hunger.
This summer, Duval County Public Schools Food Services and their food service partner, Chartwells K12, will host more than 80 Summer BreakSpot community feeding sites in Jacksonville, beginning Monday.
Friday, July 7, 2017
The director of dining services for the Strongsville Schools was recently recognized with the 2017 Dining Distinction Award.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
For some kids, summer break brings on a haunting reality: Where am I going to get my next meal?
Duval County Public Schools and Chartwells K12 are partnering to ensure no child has to ask that question. They plan to host more than 80 Summer BreakSpot community feeding sites in Jacksonville, beginning June 5. Free meals will be provided to any child under the age of 18 regardless of their parent’s income.
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Though summer often means fun in the sun, for some kids it can mean a hungry belly. The Duval County School Public School system is partnering with Chartwells K12 to try and reduce the number of children that go hungry this summer.
Monday, June 5, 2017