FSD Goes To…Tampa, Florida

Schilling, Becky
May 2008
FoodService Director;5/15/2008, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p42
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The article focuses on the food service department at Hillsborough County Public Schools in Tampa, Florida. The district contains the nation's sixth largest school food program, which serves more than 239,000 meals each day. Mary Kate Harrison, general manager of student nutrition services, says they installed vending stations which offer selections ranging from bottled drinks to snacks. Another initiative was the removal of the 40-cent charge for students who qualify for reduced-priced lunches.


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