No Meal Left Behind

May 2009
FoodService Director;5/15/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p54
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The article focuses on food service operations at the New York City school district. According to Jorge Leon Collazo, executive chef for the New York City Department of Education's Office of SchoolFood, emphasizes the role of purchasing power in selecting healthier ingredients and commodities. Professional chefs were hired from the private sector and were assigned to every borough. He describes the outcome of introducing salad bars in high schools and junior high schools.


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