Food Committee Minutes – March 11, 2020

Food Committee Minutes
Date: March 11th, 2020
Time: 11:00am
Members in Attendance: Bill, Marilyn, Nick, Christina
Members Missing: Veronika


  • Concerned about salt being added to food for residents with high blood pressure
  • Request for condiments when hot dogs and hamburgers are on the menu
  • Heartier soups
  • Recipe was given for Scones from Christina that will be added to the new Spring/Summer upcoming menu
  • Bacon is to chewy and hard to eat, suggested trying another brand
  • Tea selection is very broad, requested to be narrowed down and bring in a seasonal tea to reflect the present season

Actions Taken:

  • Spoke with Cooks who are no longer adding salt during meal preparation. Salt and pepper shakers are on tables to be added by residents if they please
  • Ketchup, Mustard and Relish bottles have been purchased for each table to add condiments if they choose on hot dog and hamburger days
  • Heartier soups will be added to the Spring/Summer Menu
  • Christina’s Scone Recipe will be added as a breakfast choice to the Spring/Summer Menu
  • A new brand of bacon has been purchased
  • Tea has been limited to the following options: orange pekoe, orange pekoe decaf, earl grey, chamomile, peppermint and a rotating seasonal option

Next Meeting:
Tuesday April 14th -over the phone due to COVID-19