Hot, nutritious meals and snacks are important at The Cottage!
There will be plenty of time to pack lunch for your child once they begin Elementary School.
Freshly prepared hot meals are included in your tuition. The Cottage will provide a hot nutritious breakfast and lunch for your child. A hot nutritious “dinner” style lunch is important to the children’s well being. After a long day, parents can serve a light evening meal with the confidence that the majority of the nutritional needs of their child have been met for the day. Our meals and snacks are cooked on site, in a licensed kitchen by staff trained in safe food handling practices and child nutrition. The Cottage serves organic milk with breakfast and lunch and fresh fruits and vegetables are served daily. We always meet, and typically exceed the established Child Nutrition Guidelines.
Snacks, whether warm fresh baked muffin bread, or homemade granola and yogurt, are provided with the frequency and adaptations appropriate for the ages of the children.
Lunch is served “family style” with the children participating in the meal service by setting the table, serving themselves, passing serving dishes and clearing their places. Staff participate in the meal service and sit with the children modeling appropriate manners, health and participate in polite and appropriate conversation.