SAISD Food Extravaganza with students taste testing
What: SAISD’s Food Extravaganza - students sample edibles under consideration for school menus
Districtwide in 2017-18
Who: Edison Golden Bears official taste testers
When: Oct. 20 (Thurs) – 1:45 p.m.
Where: Edison High School, 701 Santa Monica
In a competition of a culinary kind, 150 Edison High School students will help decide new food items vying for consideration in SAISD campus cafeterias next school year.
Among the edibles under consideration are a meatless sausage calzone, meatless chili cheese empañada and a breakfast empañada. If they pass the taste test, these items will join last year’s winners- barbecue teriyaki chicken, mandarin orange chicken and apple breakfast bar - on SAISD school menus.
Edison is among seven District high schools hosting Food Extravaganzas this fall. This is the second annual event providing students a say in the foods they are served at school, and is sponsored by SAISD's Child Nutrition Services Department.