School Nutrition Director

Phone: (315) 781-0400 ext. 6200


Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Gerry Barker

As the School Nutrition Director, I am responsible for the entire operation of the food service department, from creating the menus to staffing for all schools, managing three kitchens and a baking area. I have served in this position since 2008. My 40 years of experience in food service include 28 years in public schools and 12 with independent restaurants, small chains, country clubs, college dining, catering and a contract management company. 

I am a graduate of Alfred State College and Rochester Institute of Technology and treasurer and past president of the local School Nutrition Association, as well as an executive committee member of the New York School Nutrition Association. I am very happy to be a part of the school district!

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