The small but powerhouse staff led by Food Service Supervisor, Rebecca Steffler saw school meal participation nearly double once the emergency waivers went into place in 2020. Her passionate team was more than up for the challenge. With California Universal meals beginning next school year, Rebecca is planning to provide scratch cooked breakfasts at all schools.
“I love serving beautiful food for the kids, these are my kids”, said the kitchen lead at Murwood elementary.
At each of the schools, the abundance of fresh fruit and vegetables offered at self-serve salad bars were a stand-out. During lunch, students were eager to fill their plates with many coming back for seconds or thirds.