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The Vollrath Feed: Episode 10

Superheroes & School Lunch

Chef Rich and Justin reminisce about their school lunch experiences when Shannon Solomon, director of nutrition services for Aurora Public Schools in Colorado, shows them that not all superheroes wear capes.

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Episode Notes

1:57 – Public school foodservice

4:18 – Introducing healthy options

5:26 – Allergies and dietary guidelines

7:16 – Reminiscing school lunch favorites

11:05 – School lunch: now vs then

14:10 – Shannon Solomon joins the show

15:19 – Shannon’s journey to public schools nutrition services

22:55 – The 3 Rs: resources, regulations & relationships

24:54 -– Healthy school eating & education

26:50 – Passionate about customer service

31:50 – Balancing budgets

35:00 – Menu options from K-12

39:49 – Finding inspiration

42:49 – Dine with us

46:17 – Aurora foodservice mission

50:50 – Customer experience

54:22 – Favorite kitchen equipment

58:11 – Covid-19

1:03:08 – Peanut butter crunch bars!

1:08:06 – Shannon’s inspirational quote