Just how healthy are school lunches at Chicago Public Schools? What about the school your child attends? We tackles those questions. We also get a preview of the Chicago International Movies and Music Festival - this year's lineup has something for everyone.
After more than a decade with the same lunch provider, Chicago Public Schools hired a new catering company, Aramark, to produce its school food this year.The new caterer promised to boost sales, make tastier food and even serve up organic salad every day.
A look at the new school breakfast and lunch menus for Chicago Public Schools. The district awarded a $100 million contract to Philadelphia-based Aramark last spring to serve meals in more than 600 schools.
Chicago schools are serving more healthy food than they were a couple years ago, but many kitchen workers seem to think the district still has a long way to go.For the 2010-11 school year, Chicago Public Schools switched to menus with more whole grains, a wider array of vegetables, and less sodium,