Lunch from the truck: Byron students cook up their own business with B-Town Bistro

The school hosted a soft opening on Wednesday for the B-Town Bistro, a food truck operated by students. Starting next week, the food truck will be open from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, giving students a taste of what it’s like to start and operate a real-life business.

During Wednesday’s opening, a few students decked out sporting gloves, masks and hairnets were in the truck serving pork and macaroni and cheese, or Cajun jambalaya to hungry customers.

Byron Teacher Ryan Radke organizes the student workers during a soft opening of the B-Town Bistro food truck on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, outside the high school in Byron. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

Byron Teacher Ryan Radke organizes the student workers during a soft opening of the B-Town Bistro food truck on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, outside the high school in Byron. (Traci Westcott / [email protected])

Other students were overseeing plastic tubs of merchandise. A couple of the school’s teachers, Ryan Radke and Josh Bernards, were buzzing around, overseeing all the details.

“We’re having some great opportunities for real-life learning here,” said Malia

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