It can be a difficult challenge to please everyone and remain culturally diverse when feeding students enrolled at a boarding school. This is because of the vast countries and cultures that most boarding schools tend to represent and/or house.
Wanting every student to feel at home and represented is typically a top priority when selecting food service contractors for boarding schools. Specifically, there are around 370,000 mainland Chinese students enrolled in United States boarding schools (Fast Company), and that is just China alone. However, this is not the only Asian country represented at boarding schools nationwide. This is why it is important to take the seemingly smaller details into consideration, such as rice selection.
There are numerous types of different rice, and there are certainly better brands than others that provide a more authentic feeling for students traveling from different parts of Asia. For example: