What's New in the City Avenue Food Program?

A beautiful, newly renovated Dining Hall, allowing for varied seating arrangements and a teaching kitchen – an innovative new approach to learning about food


More Variety of Food Choices - Something for Everyone at Our Five Stations

  • "Hometown" station with traditional entrées
  • "Deli" station with made-to-order sandwiches on freshly baked bread
  • Vegetarian and plant-based station - entrées with no meat
  • "Simple Servings" station - entrées that are free of top eight allergens (gluten, nuts, tree nuts, shellfish, soy, milk, eggs, and wheat)
  • "Market Place" salad bar

Commitment to Sustainability and Reduction of Carbon Footprint

  • Vegan option daily
  • 100% reusable china (including take-out) and flatware
  • Elimination of plastic beverage bottles and straws
  • Composting on School property
  • Applying for Green Restaurant Association Certification
  • Food sourcing:
    • Produce: Ambrogi and Common Market
      • "Dirty Dozen" items - 100% organic
      • Other local produce when available
    • Milk: Lehigh Valley
      • Local
      • 100% antibiotic and hormone-free
    • Eggs and yogurt: Common Market
      • Local
    • Beef: Common Market
      • Local and grass-fed
    • Other items will be evaluated as the year progresses