Kirkland Childcare Menu
Our meal program has three key core elements – all meals are hand prepared on site, on-site Chef, and full-time kitchen staff. Our food is weekly delivered by the best local vendors – Charlie’s and US Foods. Each meal and snack is hand prepared by our Chef; for example, (fresh, organic) apples are hand cut for snacks – not pulled from pre-fab packaging.
Our Views on Food and Nutrition
Good nutrition is an important part of leading a healthy lifestyle. These habits are cultivated early and we help children develop these habits. At ACJS, we provide hot, healthy, balanced meals for all children keeping in mind different allergies children could have. We have an in-house kitchen which is stocked continually.
Ms Violetta has been with us for about 8 years now. She has professional kitchen experience for over 16 years and can manage food for about 200 children at the same time. Ms Violetta takes extreme care with dietary restrictions and makes children friendly food. She has a secret ingredient called ‘love’ which she puts in her food and is the most favorite teacher for all children.
Hand-made and Freshly Prepared
Healthy eating is about getting the correct amount of nutrients – protein, fat, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals you need to maintain good health. We offer a variety of food groups to children. To prepare fresh food, we are committed to using local, organic, humane produce and meats whenever possible with a commitment to increasing these options as we foster new and exciting relationships with local purveyors. We support local farms and have a goal that the majority of our food comes from within 50 miles of our school by 2021. For us, this is a life choice, not just a fad.
Assurance to Parents
During the time the school is open, we offer hot breakfast, hot lunch, and three snacks comprising cheese sticks, fresh fruits, corn bread, and the like. Milk (organic) is available for breakfast and lunch. This ensures that for some reason if the child has not had one meal, they would have an opportunity to have the next meal. The freshness and the variety in the meals is something which makes us exclusive and provides assurance to our families.