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Friday, January 24th, 2014 | Author:

Lincoln Tablehosting-2ARAMARK’s successful partnership with Lincoln Public Schools can be attributed in part to their shared vision of offering healthy, appetizing meal choices and valuable nutrition education programs. ARAMARK services 8 buildings in Lincoln, including Lincoln High, Lincoln Middle, 4 elementary schools plus Spurwink School and St. James in the Northern RI Collaborative.
Throughout the school year ARAMARK School Nutrition Services works with nurse educators and administrators to develop and implement a variety of nutrition education activities. One of the more popular is an event called “Table Hosting”. Parents and community members are invited to their student’s school to enjoy school lunch and engage students in nutrition education activities. Students are encouraged to try fruits and vegetables from the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Bar.
Adults discuss the benefits of eating a healthy balanced meal and also try to learn more about which items students like or dislike. This information is shared with the Food Service Director to provide guidance on what items to include with future meals

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