CAHOKIA, IL (August 15, 2022) — K-12 by Elior, the provider of great meals for students and the trusted member of partner communities committed to evolving every day to do better, has announced today its partnership to serve the students of Cahokia Unit School District #187 for the 2022-2023 school year. This partnership will serve nutritious school meals with exciting flavors that taste great to 3,262 students across eight schools within the district.
K-12 by Elior provides delicious and balanced meals to children with the help of talented chefs who are rolling up their sleeves to search for newest ingredients and exciting flavors for new menus, and dietitians who are sharing the latest expertise in nutrition and wellness. With more than 50 years of experience partnering with school administrators, K-12 by Elior has leading programs for students to drive higher meal participation, enhance curiosity of good foods and build local connections for healthier, more engaged students
“We are thrilled for this partnership with the Cahokia Unit School District #187 and to serve these students by providing delicious meals, education around food, and a customized menu full of variety,” shared JoAnne DeShields, district manager. “At K-12 by Elior, we believe a great school day starts in the kitchen, and that’s where you’ll find us! We are passionate and experienced foodies who love to cook, and we look forward to serving the Cahokia School District through each and every meal.”
Established in 1950, the community of Cahokia Unit School District #187, has continuously supported a system of educational excellence to have students become responsible and competent decision-makers
“Our community is proud of our partnership with K-12 by Elior,” said Arnett Harvey, Cahokia Unit School District superintendent. “The introduction of this program will further allow all our students to experience great nutritious meals and will hopefully encourage them to become curious about healthy and diverse eating habits while learning how food can be good for them and the planet.”
About Cahokia Unit School District #187
The Cahokia Unit School District Board of Education and the Superintendent of District #187, through an active partnership with its parent and community, will support a system of educational excellence. Wherein all students graduate and become responsible and competent decision-makers while learning and growing from a rigorous curriculum in a caring environment that is fiscally sound, appropriately staffed, managed efficiently and improving every year.
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