Like restaurants, schools must contend with the impact of inflation, supply chain disruption and evolving food preferences. Over the last year, K-12 by Elior divested Preferred Meals, a brand that served 170,000 students. “The service consisted of pre-plated, unitized meals similar to tv dinners for schools that didn’t have traditional kitchens or a Class 3 foodservice license, ” says Jim Stilwell, vice president program design for K-12 by Elior. Stilwell and his team increased student participation by 20% by having the correct equipment in place.
For more on k-12 food service solutions, please read here.