Because of their cuisine reaches to every one even to school lunches in France.
Their menu is a five course meal for lunch.They are concerned about the children having the pleasure of eating, sitting at the table, sharing and having a conversation. Kids have at school bouillabaisse, escargots, mussels, while Americans kids at school eat pizza and hot dog. All food are made fresh locally and well balanced: they even have hors d'oeuvre. This makes me want to live in Paris.
I hope school lunches in USA make a change, I do approve of all the movement from Jamie Oliver's Revolution about educating and changing school systems, I feel sorry to see kids that don't even know that tomato sauce comes from a tomato or potato chips come from a potatoes, that is very sad. I was lucky that when my kids where small we were living in Santa Monica, California and the principles of the school were that all the food had to be homemade and healthy, you