School Lunch Hero Day Celebrate Friday, May 5, 2017School Nutrition Employee Week: May 1-5, 2017 Between preparing healthy meals for America’s students, adhering to strict nutrition standards, navigating student food allergies, and offering service with a smile, school nutrition professionals are true heroes. On Friday, May 5, 2017, we will end School Nutrition Employee Week (May 1-5) with a bang, when we celebrate the 5th Annual School Lunch Hero Day! School Lunch Hero Day is a chance to showcase the difference school nutrition professionals make for every child who comes through the cafeteria. School Lunch Hero Day provides you with the perfect opportunity to recognize the hardworking professionals in your school cafeterias. SNA has partnered with author Jarrett J. Krosoczka, of the “Lunch Lady” book series, to remind everyone—directors, managers, parents, students, and school staff—that school nutrition employees are superheroes that deserve some recognition. Want to learn more about the inspiration behind School Lunch Hero Day? Watching the video below! You can also check out Jarrett Krosoczka’s Ted Talk about School Lunch Hero Day by clicking here! Attention parents! To learn more about school meals, click here. You can find answers to FAQs, hot topics and more.