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Great Trays® Toolkit for School Foodservice

Preparing Food

Food preparation skills are an important part of serving up more vegetables and fruits, whole grains, and beans. Has your staff mastered the basics? To help make sure your kitchen is working safely and efficiently, use the tips on this page or download the entire Great Tips for Great Trays® booklet (PDF). Note that this PDF is designed to be printed 2-sided.

Using Kitchen Equipment | Improving Workflow | Preparing Fresh Produce | Preparing Legumes | Preparing Whole Grains | Other Resources

Using Kitchen Equipment

Improving Workflow

Preparing Fresh Produce

Preparing Legumes

Preparing Whole Grains

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Workshops for School Foodservice Professionals — Workshops on serving fruit and vegetables, increasing whole grains, and lowering sodium in your cafeteria.

Culinary Techniques for Healthy School MealsNational Food Service Management Institute — A series of print and video-based lessons designed to produce healthy and delicious school meals.

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