Sunshine Coast Tuckshop Network Meeting
- Meeting/Event Date: 01/May/2018
- Location: Sunshine Coast
Term 2 2018: Sunshine Coast Tuckshop Network Meeting
Venue: Caloundra Christian College. 7 Gregson Place, Caloundra.
Time: 3.30pm – 5pm
Caloundra Christian College have a 5 star menu, which was awarded a Tuckshop Menu award at the 2017 Tuckshop of the Year awards. They are also a P-12 school, so have experience in how to manage a menu for small and large appetites! Come along and speak with Margaret and the team about the secrets to their success, as well as the usual discussions with other local convenors about all things tuckshop.
Tuckshop convenors, volunteers and parent body representatives are welcome to come along and there is no cost to attend. QAST members and guests are both welcome.Light refreshments will be available so please register so your tuckshop host can cater for you.
Never been to a tuckshop network meeting before? Don’t be scared – its a great chance to meet with other tuckshop convenors or parent body members to share experiences. Watch our video to find out more!
A tuckshop network meeting is a group of tuckshop convenors, managers and/or volunteers from schools in the local area getting together to share their ideas.They provide a great opportunity to interact with others who understand the issues faced in a tuckshop.Tuckshop convenors who attend network meetings gain much benefit from doing so. Each meeting usually begins with a kitchen tour by our host tuckshop convenor followed by discussions on a range of issues often including:
- Sharing of menus and recipes
- Budgeting and pricing menu items
- Current grants available
- Ideas for producing food quickly
- Stock control and minimising waste
- Handling special diets on amenu
- Recruiting volunteers
- Food safety
- Local suppliers