Hard work is child’s play

Hot Lunch: a Journey of Flavors

I’m always eager to go back to school. Getting to see all my old friends move up to new classrooms, meeting new friends around campus, and seeing the food I’ve spent the summer planning finally going out to feed our community gives me a peace and satisfaction that I don’t find anywhere else. 

It is going to be another exciting year of culinary exploration! Many of the delicious favorites will remain, this year I’m going to begin introducing new flavors, new cultures, and new ingredients to our menu. It will be slow at first. New twists on old favorites and simple dishes from around the world will lead to more adventurous eating and, hopefully, an increased appreciation of the world and our place in it. 

Our children have proven to be exceptionally adaptable and excited to try new food – though I think we can all agree that the Brussels sprout incident of 2018 should just be forgotten! I have no doubt that their Guides and their friends will make this process easy and fun. The French believe that you shouldn’t talk down to your children with food, and Montessori teaches us that children are capable of complex appreciation and understanding, and I look forward to doing my part to help in that journey. 

See you soon!
Mr. Michael

While we can’t offer a total respite from the stresses of the day, Escuela del Sol is able and willing to offer you a bit of relief from packing snacks and lunches. This is, perhaps, one silver lining to the pandemic: it’s easier and safer for food to come from our own commercially licensed kitchen than to have food brought in from home. An added bonus: the children seem to eat better when everyone is served the same food. 

ALLERGIES / SPECIAL DIETS: The Café is dedicated to accommodating almost all dietary restrictions. If you have questions, please email Mr. Michael at michael@edelsol.org.