Toni Scalabrino, Kitchen Director


Toni Scalabrino began her career at the Joseph and Florence Mandel Jewish Day School thirty one years ago. She is responsible for planning kosher lunches, purchasing food, cooking and overseeing all kitchen activities. Toni enjoys teaching cooking classes to Mandel JDS students after school as well as cooking for grade-level family Shabbat dinners. She believes in serving food that promotes good health. Toni came to Mandel JDS with numerous years of catering experience. In addition to working for a caterer, Toni owned her own catering company for 22 years. Prior to entering the catering business, she worked for a stockbroker as a secretary. Toni has also taken business courses at Cuyahoga Community College and health and nutrition classes at Lakeland Community College. In her free time, Toni enjoys gardening and taking care of rescue birds. Her involvement with the community includes supporting autism charities and fundraisers. In the summer, Toni also runs the concession stand at the Mayfield Village Pool.