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Enjoy Special Cinco de Mayo Menu on May 3

To honor Cinco de Mayo, the network’s Nutrition Services teams are preparing a special Mexican-themed menu on May 3. Items are described below:

Hot Deck
Tostados
Choice of barbacoa (Mexican style barbecue beef) or grilled roasted vegetables
Crisp corn tortilla topped with refried beans, choice of Barbacoa or vegetables, lettuce, cheese, Pico de Gallo, guacamole, pickled jalapeno, and sour cream

Green Chili Rice

Mexican Street Corn
Grilled corn on the cob tossed in a cilantro citrus sauce and finished with queso fresco

Nachos
Corn tortillas with cheese sauce and pickled jalapeno’s

From the Grill
Mexican Cheeseburger
Hamburger Patty topped with Cheddar cheese, lettuce, guacamole and salsa served on a bun

Dessert Station
Churros
Bavarian cream-filled pastry tossed with cinnamon sugar and served with a side of chili-infused chocolate sauce

Did you know:

  • There are 68 government-recognized languages spoken throughout Mexico. Spanish is spoke by about 93% of people in the country.
  • Mexico is home to a number of ancient ruins, including two of the largest pyramids in the world:  the Quetzalcoatl Pyramid at Cholula de Rivadavia and the Pyramid of the Sun in Teotihuacán, both near Mexico City.
  • Many popular foods originated in Mexico, such as avocados, chocolate, corn, and pumpkins.
April 23, 2019