Free screening of ‘Cafeteria Man’ in Park City

First Published      Last Updated Oct 24 2013 04:16 pm

Park City residents will be talking about how to improve the quality of school lunch today, following a free screening of the documentary "Cafeteria Man."

The 65-minute film, about one school district's move towards a more nutritious and sustainable food program, begins at 7 p.m. will be followed by a panel discussion featuring Park City nutrition specialists and educators including:

• Julie Metos, chair of the University of Utah's Division of Nutrition; and a pediatric dietician who has researched teen nutrition.

• Kate Geagan a Park City dietician and author of "Go Green, Get Lean."

• Kathleen Britton, director of Child Nutrition Services, Park City School District.

• Annie Wallace, a teacher at Ecker Middle School and head of the Ecker Garden Project.

The evening is sponsored by The Park City Film Series and EATS — Eat Awesome Things at School — a volunteer group working with the school district to bring healthier, better tasting food to cafeteria.

When • Thursday, Oct. 24, doors open at 6 p.m.; movie at 7 p.m. followed by school lunch presentation, panel discussion and prize drawing.

Where • Jim Santy Auditorium, 1255 Park Ave, Park City; 435-615-8291

Cost • Free but donations accepted.