In French elementary schools, lunch is prepared onsite and with fresh ingredients. Here are photos that depict what a "homemade" meal for lunch can look like.
Photo Credit: Carine Duflos
A broad look at the kitchen.
It's equipped to prepare fresh food, not just heat up frozen dishes.
A chef cooks cauliflower.
Leeks cook on the stovetop.
A chef cooks vegetables.
A chef finishes fish preparation in the oven.
A chef seasons the vegetables.
A fresh bread delivery arrives each morning.
The potatoes are mashed.
Dessert is fresh peaches.
The finished meal is ready to eat.
Students use real silverware and drink from glass cups.