Chefs Move to Schools

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The Child Nutrition Program provides professional training to school food service staff, aimed at meeting, or exceeding, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) guidelines.

Our training is centered on established standards of excellence, and seeks continuous growth and positive improvement in: nutritional standards, food safety, customer service, open communication and collaboration, and effective partnerships.

Skilled staff members provide healthier school meals that reduce hunger and obesity, increase student participation, improve cost control, and strengthen overall student success.

Training Topics include:

  1. Culinary Boot Camps
  2. Knife Skills 101
  3. Sodium Reduction and Flavor Boosting Techniques
  4. Customer Service and Marketing
  5. Recipe Development
  6. Kitchen Math
  7. Best Practices: Vegetable Preparation
  8. Best Practices: Increasing Student Appeal and Acceptability