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Best of the Web: School meals director

■ We are so fortunate to have Max as our nutritional director. The quality and taste of the food has risen dramatically since he came to Steamboat. My kids never used to eat school lunch, and in the last couple of years that has completely changed to where they almost always eat school lunch. They notice that Max uses real meat, not chopped, formed meat with artificial grill marks. They love the salad/deli bars that have fresh fruit and veggies, and they love the flavor of the food. Last year, I made it a point to go to Strawberry Park Elementary and eat lunch there a few times just to see for myself, and I was as impressed as my children were with the taste and quality of the food.

Thanks for bringing good food to the school, Max and what a great idea to go all scratch this month.

It would be great in the future if the students could get involved with the nutritional staff and learn/help with the food prep/cooking.

— CarrieRequist

■ Thank you, Mr. Huppert! Thanks also to the district for their support of Mr. Huppert and his goal to go scratch.

— Kuri

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