Gabe, my six-year-old son had been complaining about how bad the food was at his school since he was able to express himself. At home, he tastes and eats many things we put in front of him. He eats broccoli, chili, pasta with pesto sauce and most every fruit he's ever tried. He doesn't like spicy food or sweet food (outside of desert of course). My point is he's a little picky, but he will try new foods. More than anything he likes food with flavor. It's pretty funny when a kindergarten kid says: "This needs salt and pepper!" Unfortunately, his school food was so bland and so bad I had to start making his lunch. Now he gets a peanut butter and jelly or a turkey sandwich every day. He’d rather have the same thing every he knows he’ll like - versus bland bad food!
Our friends' kids were having similar experiences at local preschools and schools. What we determined was very simple: our kids want to eat tasty and healthy food like they do at home. Our kids came home starving every day because they didn't eat lunch! They only ate their afternoon snack and the fruit at lunch.
What's the most important thing at our kids' lunchtime?
They eat it! Simple right? Actually, it is not simple, but not too difficult either. Give the kids delicious food that contains only ingredients you can actually pronounce. Why can't kids have healthy and delicious food every day? Now your kids can have what they need and deserve. Healthy Organic Kids delivers just that - every day. I feed my kid our food. I believe your kid will like it too.
LEADERSHIP TEAM: I've been an entrepreneur for most of my career. I have previously owned two auto repair shops, a Michelin Bib Gourmand restaurant and I'm a certified Sommelier.
My wife and The Neighborhood Moms, aka taste testers, make sure we have great food and really run the business. Our job is to ensure healthy and delicious food.
Chef Kaminsky Thomas is a consummate professional and mentor. A CIA, Culinary Institute of America, Certified Chef and former Executive Chef of the Gibson's Group and Chicago Restaurant Corporation, he has hired, trained, and mentored executive chefs in all of the corporations he has previously worked for, including: Odyssey Cruise Lines, RL (Ralph Lauren's eponymous restaurant), Chicago Restaurant Corporation (Anteprima, Charlie's Ale House, and Joe's Be-Bop Café), among others. Chef Thomas is well-versed in classical cuisine and stays up to date in the most recent culinary trends and techniques. Currently he is passionate about organic and farm to table cooking - for your children and mine as well!