Cafeteria Man: Memphis Schools Makeover

Richard Chisolm, Sheila Kincade | 2012 | 6 min.

2013 Official Selection

Cafeteria Man: Memphis Makeover is the continuing story of Chef Tony Geraci’s journey to reform school lunch programs nationwide. After the release of the film Cafeteria Man, which chronicled the extraordinary school lunch reform effort that Tony lead in Baltimore, the city of Memphis Tennessee approached him with a deal he couldn’t refuse. That was to work with a community where he would receive the support and the funding to do show what was possible to change the lunch and as it turns out breakfast and dinner programs. Now Tony serves 200,000 meals a day in Memphis, and what a menu it is!