Executive Chef Takes Us Behind the Scenes

New Supe's On! Podcast Episode Out Now

Article Date: Oct 20, 2021

October 20, 2021

Did you know Bend-La Pine Schools has its very own Executive Chef who is in charge of designing and executing recipes for more than 8,000 meals every day?

On this episode Tracie Surgeon takes us into the high tech production kitchen at Bend High, where she and Superintendent Steven Cook talk supply chain issues, buying local, the surprisingly sophisticated palates of kindergartners and why she is proud to be called THE Lunch Lady. Plus the pride she feels of preparing to feed from-scratch chili and cornbread to 1,200 community members at Caldera's ribbon cutting Oct. 21.

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