School Foodservice Operator: Danielle Johnson
School Foodservice Operator of the Month: Danielle Johnson
Title: School Foodservice Director
School/District:Weaver School District, CA
Favorite Potato Recipe or Potato Hack: The child nutrition staff at Farmdale Elementary School saw a need for more menu variety and knew a great way to test new recipes for the upcoming school year was during their Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). With over 200 hungry students, three custom potato recipes and a table with giveaways, games, and educational materials, the students of the Weaver School District in Merced, California now have more to look forward to when they go back to school in the fall. One of the recipes tested will now be on the permanent lunch menu. In addition to providing custom potato recipes, Potatoes USA set up an engaging educational component to supplement the SFSP promoting the Potatoes Power Performance WAYE messaging.
- Firecracker Stick with a Greek yogurt ranch dipping sauce
- Kung Foo Potato Cilantro Ranch Chicken Salad Sandwich (pictured)
- Burritos de Papa