Food service directors can make their tight budgets go further on healthy school lunches
About Kate Adamick
Kate Adamick, Principal of Food Systems Solutions LLC, is a New York City-based consultant specializing in integrating operational changes, site-based programming, and public-private partnerships to implement, reinforce and support the healthful transformation of institutional meals programs and aid in developing local and sustainable agriculture systems. She has worked for school districts, hospitals and retirement communities across the United States.
Through her Cook for America™ culinary boot camps, she provides concentrated and comprehensive culinary training that transforms America’s school food service personnel into skilled and passionate “school lunch teachers.”
Adamick is a frequent speaker on institutional food systems, sustainable agriculture, childhood obesity issues, and the economics of school food reform.
She is also the author of the book Lunch Money: Serving Healthy School Food in a Sick Economy, a timely book dispelling the myth that school food reform is cost prohibitive. Included in this practical how-to book are examples, diagrams, charts, and worksheets that unlock the financial secrets to scratch-cooking in the school food environment and prove that a penny saved is much more than a penny earned.
Proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to the Children's Health Foundation.
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