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School Operator Feature: Elk Grove Unified School District

Featured Operator: Ambrosia Allen

Title: Operations Manager

School District: Elk Grove Unified School District

Number of Students Served: 10,842 at breakfast, 30,569 at lunch every day

Potato Recipe: The students of Elk Grove USD love potatoes in all forms, baked, mashed, fried – you name it! However, their favorite potato side dish happens to be the tried-and-true baked potato, with some high schools in the district going through 5 cases of potatoes a day!

“We love making baked potatoes because they’re easy to make and they’re popular. Plus, you can do a lot with them! Classic butter and sour cream are popular toppings, but students love ranch too! If we had a longer lunch period, we’d love to do a baked potato bar!”

For inspiration on how to create your own potato bar, check out the Salad Bar Schematics Guide!

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