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Through the Conscious Kitchen program, fresh meals are prepared on site daily and local chefs work with students each month to teach about healthy foods, create meals, and mentor students.


  • To serve fresh, local, organic, seasonal, sustainable food to the entire Bayside/MLK community for breakfast and lunch daily.
  • To engage students in understanding the vital need for healthy food.
  • To mentor students and involve them in prep, service, and waste disposal.
  • To create a link between garden, nutrition, and cooking classes already part of the curriculum.
striving for

striving for

  • Zero Waste: Students learn to sort recycling, compost and landfill and learn about the impact of waste on our planet.
  • Atmosphere: A dining hall that is calm and communal with lots of smiling faces.
  • Sourcing: Serving the best food possible at the best prices we can find at local farms, purveyors, and retailers.