A food truck was one of the new features that gained attention when the Union R-XI School District’s board of education approved a contract with a food service provider in January.
Now the district is looking to hire someone to operate the truck full time.
The new position will help with an employee shortage because the district is usually between five and six cooks short, Deputy Superintendent Dr. Mike Mabe told the board at its October meeting. But it also will help with the district’s culinary programs and exposure in the community.
Although the district initially considered hiring the food