Superintendent Dr. Anthony Hamlet made a visit to the Food Service Center on Friday. Food Service Director Curtistine Walker walked Dr. Hamlet through a tour of the Central Kitchen and Warehouse facility on the Southside. The Food Service staff was thrilled by Dr. Hamlet's visit!
Through our partnership with Children's Hospital of UPMC and the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, a Pittsburgh Public School - Phillips Elementary on the Southside - was honored as one of America's Healthiest Schools. Notably, Phillips was the only school in Pennsylvania given this title. "To be considered for the title schools had to meet or … Continue reading Phillips Elementary School is One of America’s Healthiest Schools!
A Partnership of Pittsburgh Public Schools, Grow Pittsburgh and Let’s Move Pittsburgh In an effort to enhance farm to school education in Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS), PPS, Grow Pittsburgh and Let’s Move Pittsburgh (LMP) are piloting a … Continue reading Harvest of the Month Pilot
The Central Kitchen brought in a new food packaging machine this week. The new machine gives the Central Kitchen the ability to package foods in smaller, single-serve containers, designed for both hot and cold items. With smaller containers comes more flexibility to package items for K-5 and K-8 schools as well as Early Childhood classrooms. Individual … Continue reading Central Kitchen to Produce More Variety
Everyday, the Food Service Center on the Southside ships over 5,000 lunches to students across the district. How does it get done? With a lot of hard work and dedication by the warehouse and production staff (pictured above)! These individuals are the unsung heroes of the Food Service Department. Without them, our Elementary School students would … Continue reading Behind the Scene Heroes!