Arizona School District Opts To Outsource Foodservice To Southwest Foodservice Excellence LLC Of Scottsdale

The Continental, Ariz. governing board approved a joint agreement with the Sahuarita, Ariz. Unified School District to have Southwest Foodservice Excellence LLC of Scottsdale, Ariz. provide breakfast and lunch at Continental School for the 2011-2012 school year instead of providing its own foodservice.

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Editor's Insight: The agreement would reportedly save the district about $20,000 annually and provide superior meals than the in-house operation.

The article indicates the school district was motivated to make this change due to budget concerns.

Food and refreshment service operators not in the school foodservice business might find it worth their while to consider this opportunity. 05-18-11 by Elliot Maras