Ecole Bilingue’s hot lunch is provided by an outside vendor: Food For Thought. This catering company works with many schools in the region and prides itself for delivering tasty, healthy meals with nutritional emphasis at a reasonable price.
Food For Thought is committed to giving children a better planet by sourcing organic produce and fruits, biocompostable packaging, grass fed beef and free range/hormone free chicken breasts. Meals are made from scratch, not frozen or processed. There are no chemicals, preservatives or Trans fats in the food they serve. Click here to see a sample menu.
Meals are made fresh each morning, so they provide the best possible taste and texture. Over 12 meal choices are offered each day. The menu is diverse, has vegetarian options and each meal choice is provided with nutritional and allergen information. Parents have until 9am the day before service to make an order, so if for instance they want lunch on Monday, the order needs to be placed before 9am on Sunday.
Food For Thought is sensitive to the special needs of children with life threatening food allergies. No tree nut (e.g. walnuts, almonds, cashews, pine nuts, etc.) or peanut products (including butters or oils) are used in the lunches or even in their facilities.
Setting up an Account
Food For Thought has a new website since August 2017 so families, current or new, need to sign up for a new account and use school code is 119 for Elementary School and 11a for Middle School. The new system us user-friendly and does the following:
Ability for customers to order and have their orders printed out in a calendar format.
Ability to keep your credit card on file, eliminating the need to find your card each time you place or change an order.
Ability for parents to see the entire name of the entrée items without hovering the mouse over the item.
Highlight what items you have ordered for a specific menu day in the past so you can reorder easily
Greater variety of meals in each days menu
Ability for customers to order up to 9pm each evening before the next days lunch
Ordering, cancelling, printing orders, compatibility with multiple browsers and the ability to order from mobile devices
Food for Thought is reachable by phone from 5am until 10pm, 7 days a week at (925) 876-3150, online at http://support.hotlunch.com/ or by email at email@example.com if families have questions or comments about the service.