Students in are getting the opportunity to sample new foods that are prepared by area chefs through a new program.
The program, said Superintendent of Schools , said aims to bring healthy lunches to the cafeteria while also getting kids to try new things.
"Kids tend to eat the same things, chicken nuggets and fries," said Clemensen.
The program, which runs on a monthly basis, also, said Clemensen adds a career element. Students, he said can talk to area chefs and learn about their jobs.
The program kicked off in November and featured Chef Charles from . He served up Italian specialties, including pasta fagiole, Caesar salad, sausage and beef lasagna.
Food for the program, according to Hampton Bays School District Administrator Larry Luce, is supplied by the school and their is slight additional food expense, which the school district pays.