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NUTRITION

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Nutrition at St. Luke's School

St. Luke's School has partnered with Cater to You Food Service as the dining services provider to create daily meals that focus on optimal nutritional impact for the community. Meals are centered on  a wide variety of protein sources both animal and plant based, whole grains, legumes, dairy foods, healthy fats, and the freshest of fruits and vegetables.

Menus are developed monthly to reflect seasonal availability, holidays and the special needs of the St. Luke's School community. The culinary team is led by our Chef Manager and Sous Chef.

Cater to You takes careful measures not to prepare or serve meals that contain peanuts or tree nuts. Extensive allergy awareness training through third-party certifiers AllerTrain and ServSafe has been completed by all Chef Managers and Sous Chefs. In addition, all other CtY team members serving the St. Luke’s School community receive annual allergy awareness instruction as part of CtY’s Back-to-School training programming.

Lunch Service Includes

  • Soup of the day

  • Featured daily entrée

  • Side dish of whole grain, legume or starch

  • Seasonal vegetable side dish

  • Assorted fresh fruit options: bananas, New York state apples, oranges, and pears

  • A special dessert is offered twice weekly for the Lower School and daily for the Upper School

  • Both low-fat & whole milk delivered from Battenkill Creamery, Salem, NY

  • Beverage options also include: freshly prepared in-house agua fresca (naturally flavored water using the infusion of seasonal fruits or vegetables), NYS apple cider, or chilled filtered water

Our Salad Bar Program

Guests may also create their own salad from a selection of fresh components, which include:

  • Two salad greens daily: Romaine, Boston, Greenleaf, Redleaf Lettuces, Baby Spinach, Kale, Arugula, Mesclun, and Watercress (On occasion, the salad greens will be substituted for a pre-made salad such as: Caesar, Cobb, Greek, Chopped, or Citrus Ginger)

  • Legumes: Garbanzo, Kidney and Black Beans

  • Plant and animal proteins: Hard-Boiled Eggs, Grilled Chicken Breast, Roast Turkey Breast, Ham, Turkey, Salami, Roast Beef, and different Grilled Tofus (Plain, BBQ, Teriyaki, or Buffalo)

  • Freshly-cut vegetables: Bell Peppers, Broccoli, Carrots, Cucumbers, Cauliflower, Tomato, Beets and more

  • Cheeses: Cottage Cheese, Mozzarella, Pepper Jack, Cheddar, Muenster, American, Provolone, and Swiss Cheese

  • Specialty toppings such as: Guacamole, Pico de Gallo, Hummus, Baba Ghanoush, Pita Chips

  • Housemade salad dressings: Balsamic Vinaigrette, Apple Cider Vinaigrette, and more

  • Stonyfield organic yogurt - 4 oz. portions, flavors vary on a daily basis

  • Housebaked, nut-free granola

  • Sliced fresh or dried fruit: Watermelon, Cantaloupe, Pineapple, Grapes, Honeydew, Apples

  • Composed protein salads such as:

    • Farmhouse Chicken Salad with Lemon, Celery and Apples

    • Curried Tofu with Tomato, Red Onion, Dried Fruit and Thai Basil

    • Roasted Garbanzos with Shaved Fennel, Carrot, Mint, and Red Cabbage

    • Roasted Pear and Turkey, with Cider, Dijon, Endive, and Blue Cheese

  • Composed vegetable salads such as:

    • Roasted Corn with Avocado, Chili, Lime and Peppers

    • Broccoli/ Rapini with Spicy Ginger Dressing

    • Eggplant Caponata with Balsamic Reduction

    • Roasted Root Vegetables (Beets, Radishes, Carrots, Sprouts and Fall Squash)

  • Composed whole grain salads such as:

    • Lemon-Herb Quinoa with Spring Peas, Basil and Mint

    • Wheat Berries with Asparagus, Spring Onion, and Shaved Radish

    • Farro with Chickpeas, Feta and Artichokes

    • Orzo with Fall Squash, Cress and Blue Cheese

Our Deli Bar Program

Guests also have the option to prepare their own sandwich from a selection of freshly baked breads, which include:

  • Club Rolls, Whole Wheat Bread and Rosette Rolls

  • A rotating variety of meat selections: Turkey, Ham, Grilled Chicken, and Roast Beef

  • A rotating selection of Egg Salad or Tuna Salad

  • Lettuce and Tomato

  • A variety of roasted vegetables

  • Sliced Cheese: Cheddar, Swiss, Muenster and Provolone

  • Fresh Pickles

  • Gluten-free Breads available upon request

  • Wowbutter (a spread made with roasted soybeans that is peanut- and nut-free)

  • Jelly, Butter, Cream Cheese