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Recipe Report: Holiday Cookies

The holidays are not the holidays without cookies! Check out these classic sugar cookies (and recipes on slide one) baked by Executive Chef Catherine Stewart, food service director at Jackson Academy in Jackson, Mississippi, featured in FoodService Director Magazine! White chocolate cranberry cookies are also featured on slide six!

Executive Chef Feature: Catherine Stewart, Jackson Academy

Meet Executive Chef Catherine Stewart, food service director at Jackson Academy, Jackson Mississippi.  Chef Catherine has been with the organization since 2009, previously serving two Lexington and two business dining accounts.  Chef Catherine holds a bachelor of science degree in culinary arts with a minor in culinary entrepreneurship from the Mississippi University for Women. Lexington …

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Five Essential Indian Menu Items

FM Magazine features Linsly School Executive Chef Noah Fraley for creating cultural experiences for students through Indian cuisine!  Chef Noah recently prepared chicken shawarma and crunchy slaw at the Wheeling, WV campus.   “There are so many layers of flavor in these dishes,” he says. Read more about essential Indian food here!  

Proud New Partnership with North Carolina School of Science and Math, Morganton

“We selected Lexington based on their commitment to culinary excellence at our NCSSM Durham campus. We are excited to expand our relationships with their team at our brand new campus,” says Kevin Baxter, Vice Chancellor and Chief Campus Officer for NCSSM-Morganton.   We are excited to announce an additional dining partnership with the North Carolina …

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A Chef’s Perspective: Five Key Pieces of Foodservice Equipment for a Private K-12 School

Take it from Chef Jessica McKinney with Lexington Independents, which manages the foodservice program at Bulloch Academy, a private K-12 school in Statesboro, Ga. The school went through a dining hall renovation last year that involved some new investments in equipment. McKinney lists the top five pieces that she says have made a world of difference …

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