Smoothie Success!

Sharon Lenard, Foodservice Director, Howell Public Schools, Howell, Michigan

Sharon Lenard, foodservice director for Howell Public Schools, found the way to students’ hearts this school year: delicious, homemade smoothies!

Through a “Fuel Up to Play 60” grant, Howell received four …

2015 Michigan Junior Chef Competition

Whitney Vance, R.D., Michigan Department of Education 


Mediterranean Quiche? Breakfast Egg Rolls?  Cherry-Oatmeal Dunkers? If you want to know what middle and high school students will eat for breakfast, you have to ask them. And, asking and involving students in …

Fabulous Food and Super Staff = Showcase Success


Katherine Borovsky, Foodservice Director, Hopkins Public Schools, Hopkins, MI

“If they can walk with it, they’ll eat it.” That’s the secret, according to Katherine Borovsky, foodservice director for Hopkins Public Schools.  “Our students and faculty were very excited to attend …

Everyone Deserves a Second Chance Breakfast


Bernard Gladney, Foodservice General Manager, Flint Public Schools, Flint, MI

“Whatever it takes to get students to eat breakfast, we’ll do it.” That’s a promise from Bernard Gladney Jr., SodexoMAGIC employee and foodservice general manager for Flint Community Schools.  “We …

Breakfast Vending

Jenice Momber, Foodservice Director, Onekama Consolidated School, Onekama, MI

One new way schools are successfully boosting breakfast counts is by using breakfast vending machines.  That’s what Onekama Public Schools are doing, and Jenice Momber, foodservice director, is confident the investment …