Golden Bay High School has a wonderful canteen that is open on a daily basis and stocks a wide range of healthy, filling and enjoyable food. Unlike the majority of canteens in schools, most of the food that is sold is made on site, thanks to the canteen team of Tash Batten (manager) and Chris Campbell. The Home & School Association has been the driving force behind this venture and they developed the original healthy food guidelines.
A visit to this area of the school will swiftly start the nose twitching and the taste buds tingling! You will find the most glorious smells of freshly baked bread sticks with garlic, cheese pinwheels, or cheese and sweet chili flatbread melts, crisp salad filled ciabatta, chicken wraps, comfy bacon and egg pies, and apricots and chocolate being swirled into muffin mix. The food has been greeted with enthusiasm by students and staff, and when asked about comments they said the only ‘negative’ one was “there’s no coke!” - though that has to be a positive comment, surely?
We have EFTPOS facilities in the canteen so students therefore do not have to bring cash to school. The canteen is excellent value for money with nothing currently over $4. There is a suggestion box for students, staff and parents - of course food suggestions must be within the bounds of the school "healthy food policy".
The menu changes frequently - during International Languages Week food prepared was associated with the featured language (French, Japanese, German, Spanish and Chinese) and this proved popular with staff and students alike.
Special dietary requirements are also catered for ie vegetarian, gluten free etc - if you talk to Tash she is happy to prepare whatever it is you need at the start of the day for pickup at lunchtime.
Te Whare Kai News and Menu 2017
Kia Ora, my name is Sarah Sherratt. I will be filling in for Tash whilst she is on maternity leave. As a former GBHS student I remember lunches from the school store being pies, chips, fizzy, lollies, and other treat foods. I understand how fortunate you all are to have such amazing healthy choices right here at the school canteen.
Most things will stay exactly the same thanks to our amazing baker Chris.
Fridays will now be SUSHI DAY!! So be in quick– as it sells out fast.
Sushi Large $7 and small $4
Bacon & Egg Bagels $5.00
Asian Noodle Salad $4.00
Fresh Fruit Salad $4.00
Pasta Salad $4.00
Wraps- Chicken or Vege $4.00
Teriyaki Chicken Rice Balls $3.50
Bean Tortillas $2.50
Hawaiian Pinwheel $2.50
Apple & Cinnamon Pinwheels $2.50
Cheese Pinwheels $2.00
Garlic or Cheese Breadsticks $2.00
Baby Cookies 50c
Things, Truffles 50c
Frozen Juicy’s $2.00
Charlie’s Fizz (low sugar) $3.00
Chocolate Milk $3.00
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