Food kids love to eat

“Food is at the forefront of everything we do, and our recipe is simple: wholesome ingredients, innovative menus and engaged associates create a great experience!”

– Peter Gilhooly, VP of Culinary

The Chartwells Culinary Innovation Council

Chartwells chefs from around the country work together to bring the latest food trends and new menu items to your schools, reinforcing our chef-driven menu development approach. Continually expand your recipe set and promote engagement in the cafeteria with opportunities to meet the chefs and taste/vote for new menu items.

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Fun and engaging programs

Today, students are more interested in the experiential aspects of dining than ever before. That’s why we’re focused on so much more than simply serving meals! We create experiences and inspire students to get more involved.

Discovery Kitchen

Connecting nutrition education and cooking demonstrations with our promotional calendar through dynamic monthly themes.


Student Choice

Giving students a voice
in deciding what makes the
menu through fun tasting and voting events.

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Mood Boost

Helping students make
a connection between
what they eat and
how they feel.


Inviting environments

Check out our three exciting, customizable cafeteria design concepts – each with grade-level options and designed to fit any budget and school space.

Bring the outdoors in with a rustic, outdoor restaurant feel

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Fun speech bubble graphics pair with bright, energetic colors

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Clean, neutral backdrops with bold pops of color

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happy & healthy

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