School Lunch Hero Day Celebrate Friday, May 6, 2016 School Nutrition Employee Week: May 9-13, 2016 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! School Lunch Hero Day is the perfect opportunity to recognize the hardworking professionals in school cafeterias. SNA has partnered with Jarrett J. Krosoczka, author of the “Lunch Lady” book series, and Random House, to remind everyone—directors, managers, parents, students, and school staff —that school nutrition employees are superheroes that deserve some recognition. The day aims to showcase the ways in which school nutrition professionals make a difference for every child who comes through the cafeteria. For details about School Lunch Hero Day 2016, stay tuned to this page! Want to learn more about the inspiration behind School Lunch Hero Day? Watch 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.