Updated: Feb 12
We at Wixted Catering believe when students have a say in their canteen and the food, they are more likely to make healthier choices, which we believe will help schools see improved health and learning outcomes. The core focus of the Schools & Co Canteen concept is to create delicious food from sustainable, fresh and seasonal produce and providing the students with the best and memorable canteen experience and environment. We do this by listening too and having our chefs, nutritionists, and design teams work with the students in the early stages, to ensure they get the best food and dining environment and space.
BETTER HEALTH & EDUCATIONAL OUTCOMES
Teams and students will help devise healthy menus that deliver well balanced, nourishing and delicious meals. They will also co-create and co-design the service experience and environment to ensure they get the best food and canteen dining memorable food experience.
We are also giving the students a voice and opportunity in helping to promote better health and wellbeing, and in making sure that the food & canteen at their school is an inclusive and memorable one. As a responsible caterer, we are dedicated to playing active role in supporting good nutrition and promoting healthy eating and will provide great food-based activities for students of all ages that will help foster healthy eating habits
When students have a say in their canteen and the food it provides, they are more likely to make healthier choices, which we believe will help schools see improved health and learning outcomes.
To work with schools and look at what students want to eat, how they like to eat it, and in what kind of environment they want to eat it in
Continuously evolve our school canteen brand through student feedback to make sure we are providing and creating memorable school dining environments and experiences.#
Play an active role in supporting good nutrition and promoting healthy eating through the development of great food-based activities for students of all ages that will help foster healthy eating habits
To revitalise school dining and create food that is fun, tasty, healthy and nutritionally balanced through our Schools & Co Canteen brand
To deploy technology that saves time, adds convenience in order to maximise students break time, and enhances our already strict food health and safety processes.
To give students a voice in helping to promote better health and wellbeing, and in making sure that the food & canteen experience at their school is an inclusive and memorable one#
To be totally transparent, we will apply the NHSCG traffic light system to categorise foods. Each menu cycle will be assessed, and outcomes shared on our website
OUR FIRST LAUNCH
The first School & Co Canteen concept launched on the 28th of January 2020 in partnership with The Essington International School, Darwin’s leading local and international school.
In preparation for the launch of the new school year, both teams have been working together to create a new, exciting food, menus and refreshed canteen experience for the students first day back.
Principal and CEO, Mr. Brian Kennell stated "the founders are passionate about food, they are committed to, not only cooking sustainable, healthy and delicious food, but teaching their ethos to those entering the profession and passing on some of that knowledge to our students will be invaluable. Their eagerness to implement this vision within our school is accompanied by our excitement to share this new venture with our students, parents and staff.