Chef Alex & Menu


 THE LEARNING GARDENS WEEKLY MENU

AUGUST 13th-17th
MILK SERVED WITH ALL SNACKS AND MEALS

MONDAY
Morning Snack: Croissants with Strawberry Jelly
Lunch: Grilled Cheese with Smoked Ham, Mixed Vegetables, Pineapple
Afternoon Snack: Fresh Apples

TUESDAY
Morning Snack: Cream of Wheat with Raisins and Cinnamon
Lunch: Braised Pork and Lentils, Carrots & Celery, Mixed Melon
Afternoon Snack: Fresh Nectarines

WEDNESDAY
Morning Snack: Zucchini & Swiss Strata
Lunch: Chicken Teriyaki, White Rice, Broccoli, Pears
Afternoon Snack: Cantaloupe Chunks

THURSDAY
Morning Snack: Breakfast Sausage Patties
Lunch: Whole Wheat Rotini, Arugula Pesto (nut free), Smoked Turkey, Vegetable Medley, Plums
Afternoon Snack: Trail Mix

FRIDAY
Morning Snack: Corn Muffins
Lunch: Beef Hard Shell Tacos, Romaine Lettuce, Cheese, Tomatoes, Fruit Salad
Afternoon Snack: Sunflower Butter Toast


AUGUST 20th-24th
MILK SERVED WITH ALL SNACKS AND MEALS

MONDAY
Morning Snack: Cinnamon Bagels with Orange Butter
Lunch: Baked Ziti with Ground Beef & Mozzarella, Peas, Strawberries
Afternoon Snack: Fresh Apples

TUESDAY
Morning Snack: Bread Pudding
Lunch: Swedish Meatballs, Yam Puree, Savoy Cabbage, Pears
Afternoon Snack: Fresh Bananas

WEDNESDAY
Morning Snack: Oatmeal with Pineapple
Lunch: Herb Crusted Pork Loin, Roasted Potatoes, Beets, Watermelon
Afternoon Snack: Carrot Bread

THURSDAY
Morning Snack: Asparagus Frittata
Lunch: Shrimp Fried Rice, Edamame, Tropical Fruit
Afternoon Snack: Fresh Nectarines

FRIDAY
Morning Snack: Strawberry Ricotta Muffins
Lunch: Beef Stew with Farro & Rutabaga, Carrots, Honeydew
Afternoon Snack: Green Bell Peppers, Green Goddess Dip


Alex, Executive Chef

Hello,

My name is Alex Long. I am very proud to become a part of The Learning Gardens family. I am a graduate of Johnson & Wales University’s culinary program and am Servsafe certified. I have been in the culinary industry for over twenty years, most of which in New York City. Through the course of my professional travels, I have had the pleasure of cooking for the most high-end clientele. It is now my pleasure to be able to offer your child and mine delicious and nutritious meals at The Learning Gardens. Growing up as a picky eater and now having one of my own, I know firsthand the challenge of getting little ones to eat a diverse diet. It is my hope that I will be able to provide life adventures through food for your child by offering a myriad of different cuisines. Please know that I will take great care in any restrictions or allergies that your child has. Feel free to contact me to discuss your child’s particular needs or modifications.

“Investing in early childhood nutrition is a surefire strategy. The returns are incredibly high.”  Anne M. Mulcahy (C.E.O. of Xerox)

tlg.kitchen@gmail.com

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