Cathedral offers a daily hot lunch for all students, included in tuition, as part of the Acre Gourmet school lunch program. Acre Gourmet offers an organic and sustainable approach to keeping our hungry boys well-fed.
Acre Gourmet Guiding Principles
Cook food from scratch
Keep food affordable without compromising quality
Keep food choices inclusive of particular health and diet needs
Support and use local and organic ingredients
Use grass-fed meat and free range poultry, free of hormones and antibiotics
Use only natural, non-hydrogenated oils in our cooking and dressings
Serve food fresh and hot, not reheated
Respect the environment through sustainable practices like our full composting/recycling program that aims for zero waste.
Exceed USDA guidelines for nutrition
Keep meals low in sugar and free of trans fats
Continually change menus and offer a wide variety of healthy choices within each meal
Embrace cultural diversity
Offer choices that are appetizing to a younger palate (for inspiration we ask kids for their favorite recipes)
Pay special attention to vegetarian and vegan options and all dietary/allergy concerns
Located in San Francisco, CA, Cathedral School for Boys is an independent elementary school for boys in grades K-8. Our Mission is to provide an excellent education through intellectual inquiry and rigor that is centered in the Episcopal tradition and is respectful of and welcoming to people of all religious traditions and beliefs.