I agreed to be a school cafeteria lunch worker for a day. Here's what I learned. - East Idaho News

I agreed to be a school cafeteria lunch worker for a day. Here’s what I learned.

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IDAHO FALLS — The EastIdahoNews.com team is highlighting different jobs in our area and every Monday for the next several weeks, we’ll be workin’ it in a variety of professions.

Have you ever wondered what it takes to feed hundreds of children every day? It’s a question I had so I decided to spend some time in the lunchroom!

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Jodi Prestwich is the Fox Hollow Elementary Kitchen Manager and she’s responsible for making sure the kids at her school – and at Hawthorne Elementary – are fed breakfast and lunch every day during the school year.

As I learned, it takes a team to keep everything straight and make it all happen! Check out my experience as a lunch worker in the video player above.


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