Thumbs up if you're meeting all your school foodservice challenges, but based on everything we've heard, there are still significant issues that every school district faces.[…]
School lunches aren’t the same as they were 30, 15 or even five years ago. Chances are, however, your school kitchen could still look the same.[…]
We love it when people come by the HighSabatino test kitchen to spend time with our team of experts including our new chef, Tommy Abbott. We also know how important your time is, and we certainly don't want anyone wasting it. That's why we make our in-house demonstrations as fun and educational as possible.[…]
School cafeteria meals don't have to be predictable. With today's students, food that isn't tasty is boring and irrelevant. At the same time, school districts and the foodservice equipment companies that support them are making things easier on today's directors and cafeteria staff. Combi oven technology is one of these improvements.[…]
There are two likely scenarios this time of year. The first one is a school nutrition director sits down to review the 2018-19 budget and realizes there's a surplus. The second and more common option is to conclude, "We have to figure out how to save more next year."
Both scenarios lend themselves to replacing, refreshing, or reinventing your school cafeteria, and here are eight ways to do it.[…]
One of the hardest things to do in life is to see things from someone else's perspective. When we do, though, the number of insights we can receive is invaluable, and this is certainly true in Virginia and Maryland school cafeterias.[…]
When you think about blenders in commercial or institutional foodservice operations, you probably think about blended drinks like daiquiris or smoothies. You might imagine small batches of soups or salsas. Maybe you even conjure up images of grinding down spices.[…]
When you boil it all down, the overall success of a restaurant or commercial foodservice operation depends on two things: the ingredients used to create the menu and the processes used to cook and prepare those ingredients.
Let's focus on the second one.[…]
It's that time of year. We are quickly moving through the end of summer and getting ready for schools to reopen. We are bombarded with advertisements in all forms of media regarding sales of back to school supplies.[…]
In the school cafeteria kitchen, food must be prepared in large quantities. But from the first student in line to the very last, the expectation is still the same – that school breakfast or lunch should be hot, fresh, and maintain that fresh out of the oven quality, regardless of the holding time that day. But with aging or inefficient equipment, it’s often not possible.
We’ve heard time and again about these ongoing school nutrition challenges. Fortunately, there are food holding solutions ideal for any Virginia, Maryland, or Washington, D.C. school cafeteria.[…]