We only had two at any time. The head cook was a friend of the family. I knew her in and out of school. She also drove the bus, she took a Medical First Responder's class with me; she raised chickens, ducks, pheasants, and turkeys. We bought eggs form her, I ate her school lunches … Read more
School cooks? They do not exist, it comes in a sysco truck pre prepared, they have to move it from the pan that is in the hot water to the plate.
When I was teaching I made sure every student of mine said "thank you for cooking for us today". It's a really hard job and I believe there were just 5-6 to prepare for over 500 children (and they had horrible pay too.)
BUT ONE YEAR all the school cooks in the town/small city got together … Read more
Way back when I was at school, they were known as "the Witches" - probably in reference to the meal ingredients:
"Fillet of a fenny snake, Eye of newt, and toe of frog, Wool of bat, and tongue of dog, Adder's fork, and blind-worm's sting, Lizard's leg, and owlet's wing, Scale of dragon; tooth of wolf, … Read more
Way back when I went to grade school, those ladies were the nicest people I ever saw at school. Always asked if we liked the food and gave you extras when they had it. Boy, what a hard job thy have. Can't say as they are now but they were the sweetest ladies when I … Read more
Are you talking about the ladies/ men that cook at schools?
If so, they have a very hard hot job. Getting a meal in most cases two meals a day ready for 770+ kids is no easy feat. No one ever thanks them.