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Lunchtime Solutions partners with Cookies Sauces to wrangle up delicious grub for students across the Midwest

By |November 14th, 2018|

WALL LAKE, IA – Creamy mac ‘n’ cheese, pulled pork and French fried onions slathered in tangy Cookies barbecue sauce… in a burrito? You’re darn tootin’, and it will be coming to a Lunchtime Solutions cafeteria near you this November! Dubbed the “Cowboy ‘Rito,” this unique creation was conceived by the culinary team at Lunchtime [...]

Local grower partnerships with Lunchtime Solutions benefit all involved

By |October 29th, 2018|

October 29, 2018 NORTH SIOUX CITY, SD – Siouxland students are benefitting from the fruits of local growers’ labors not only during National Farm to School Month, but year-round. Several area school district breakfast and lunch programs operated by Lunchtime Solutions, Inc., have teamed up with growers including Hebda Family Produce, Castle Creek Family Farms, [...]

Hastings Tribune: Lunchtime Solutions springs fresh asparagus on students

By |May 21st, 2018|

Even though the asparagus crop was a little behind this year due to weather, we wanted to make sure our students got to taste the veggie at its freshest! The Hastings Tribune wrote an excellent story about our Farmers Market Selections program to promote locally grown fruits and vegetables on our unlimited fresh fruit and [...]

Lunchtime Solutions moves up on list of Top 50 Food Service Management Companies for 2018

By |April 5th, 2018|

We are proud to once again appear on Food Management magazine's list of Top 50 Food Service Management Companies this year, moving up one spot to #49! We would not be where we are today without all of the wonderful school districts we serve -- we value your partnership and trust in us to serve nutritious, healthy [...]

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Custer County Chronicle: Honoring our Vets

By |November 20th, 2017|

Several of our food service directors plan Veterans Day meals at their school districts where students invite past and present members of the military to eat lunch with them. It's a touching tradition that brings communities together, and it's no surprise that the lunches are a hit with children and adults alike. This year, Custer [...]

Big Sioux Media: Dell Rapids students learning about locally grown foods one bite at a time

By |October 23rd, 2017|

We love to work with local growers to serve the freshest, tastiest produce to students! Big Sioux Media out of Dell Rapids, SD, recently ran a great article about apples from Hoversten Orchard in Brandon, SD, being served to Dell Rapids Public School students the first two months of school. Read on to learn more [...]

National School Lunch Week in Spearfish, SD: Not all “Hometown Heroes” wear capes

By |October 12th, 2017|

Many thanks to KNBN-TV Newscenter1 and KOTA Territory News out of Rapid City, SD, for coming out to do features on this unique Hometown Heroes event, where police officers, fire fighters and other officials served lunch to students in celebration of National School Lunch Week. Organized by Food Service Director Coree Walker, the Hometown Hero volunteers [...]

Sioux City Journal: Unique treats and healthy eats from a school lunchroom chef

By |September 12th, 2017|

The Sioux City Journal recently published this wonderful feature by reporter Earl Horlyk about our menu research and development chef, Ali Lampman, and the role she has taken to ensure our menus are full of healthy, delicious meals that kids like. Our chefs, who cook up food in front of students inside many school district [...]

Shucking corn connects student lunches from farm to fork

By |September 5th, 2017|

Through our monthly Farmers Market Selections program, our school districts partner with local farmers to bring locally grown fruits and vegetables to students' lunch trays. Our vegetable for August was sweet corn, and in many school districts we've helped make arrangements for students to shuck the corn themselves. What a great way for them to [...]

New lunch programs open in Iowa & Nebraska!

By |September 1st, 2017|

Lunchtime Solutions Inc. staff have been busy! We jumped into our 20th school year with five new school lunch programs to operate, bringing our total number of operations to more than 50. Our regional and area directors, along with general office staff, fanned out across two states to help these new kitchens implement [...]