Dear Smart Lunches community — Thanks to your great encouragement with the business we’re building, I was invited to talk about “fixing school lunch” at TEDx Northeastern University in January. Do you love TED talks? I do too, so it was great fun to give myself over to their process for developing a quality speech…… Continue reading Now on TEDx: Fixing lunch!
It was one of our school directors who taught me this phrase, but I’ve used it ever since: With our healthy online school lunch service, we want children to eat foods from across the rainbow. What do we mean by “rainbow food”? Not this, although I admit they’re all very pretty, and when my daughter…… Continue reading Eat the rainbow!
Thanks to our incredible growth and a steady increase in lunches served last year, we’re thrilled to be able to lower the price of our online school lunch service for the 2013-2014 season. Here’s the three things you need to know: Lower pricing overall: We’ve been able to reduce your cost by $0.75 to $1.00 or…… Continue reading An even better value for 2013-2014!
Around Smart Lunches Global HQ, I’m known for my fondness for TLAs — Three-Letter Acronyms. A couple TLAs that we talk about here are LOU — Lunch on Us, the free meals we offer when starting up at a new school — and LML — Last Minute Lunch, the select menu when you need a…… Continue reading Our newest TLA: T L S
We don’t know if It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, but the Smart Lunches team is very excited to be on the cusp of bringing our award-winning lunch service to the greater Philadelphia area. Here are a few questions we’ve had that we thought would be easy to answer here for everyone: Q. Why Philadelphia? A.…… Continue reading Hello, Philadelphia!
More than 20% of Smart Lunches parents told us in a recent survey that you have a family member with a food allergy. That fits with what happens when I tell a new parent about our wonderful menu, and I hear a slight hesitation before she answers: “Ooh, sounds great — but I’m not sure…… Continue reading Allergies matter!
We have a wonderful team at Smart Lunches; maybe you’ve chatted with some of us on the phone, on our chat line (new!) or through email. One team member I’m sure you haven’t talked with, however, is Doris. That’s what we call our new ordering system. We built it ourselves to create the amazing lunch…… Continue reading Meet Doris — our new team member!