• Meet our Suppliers

    “Imagine a world where children were fed tasty and nutritious, real food at school. A world where every child was educated about how amazing food is, where it comes from, how it affects the body, and how it can save their lives.”

    ― Jamie Oliver

  • Shiga Farm Nagano - Supplier

    Akira & Tomo


    Shiga Farm Nagano - Supplier

    Shiga farm is the first organic farm we worked with. There produce is amazing all the time, although they do not cover the ‘Organic Label’ but there practice is 100% organic creating their own fertiliser from locally grown rice husks.

    We get our delivery every Monday but if you would like to enjoy their amazing produce contact them directly to have a vegetable box delivered to your door.

    Miura, Kanagawa - Supplier

    This here is Kuba san. one of our suppliers who delivers fresh produce from the Miura peninsular co-operative of organic farmers.

    The quality of their vegetables and salads is first class but as you can imagine rather expensive. We can negotiate better prices with these cooperatives if we buy from them in large enough quantities.

    Which is why we need the support of the YIS community to eat with us at Dragon Dining.

    Korai Hongo, Saitama - Supplier

    John Bales


    Alishan supplies us with organic, healthy and sustainable ingredients from around the world. The owner Jack was surprised but mighty impressed that a school wanted to use their organic produce so he has given us a great deal on my bulk items.

  • Lunches at YIS

    We understand the need for choice, we also understand how peoples food ethics and diets are changing. Dragon Dining is now offering more Plant-based, vegan and vegetarian items to the YIS community.


    We have shared our recipes on CookPad where we will continue to add to this. If there is a dish, or item we serve at YIS and you would love to know how we make this please email us and we will try and add this to CookPad.


    Every school day we offer two choices at the lunch counter; Meat based and vegetarian. Both are nutritious, delicious, safe and cooked fresh on site.


    We already work with some amazing local suppliers and Martin our head chef turns our recipes and ideas into delicious lunches.

    The menus at YIS will continue to offer non-vegan options but as always we will continue to evolve as the world changes and as our customers change.


    We offer a wide selection of lunch and snack items that are vegan and vegetarian.


    Where possible we do use less meat and more beans pulses and seeds, to improve flavour, nutrition, and smiles.


    Emphasises whole, minimally processed foods.


    Limits or avoids animal products.


    Focuses on plants, including vegetables, fruits, whole grains, legumes, seeds which should make up the majority of what you eat.


    Excludes refined foods, like added sugars, white flour and processed oils.


    Pays special attention to food quality, with many proponents of the WFPB diet promoting locally sourced, organic food whenever possible.


    Dragon Dining offers a program dedicated to educating children about healthy eating.


    A Dragon Dining chef will teach hands-on, interactive nutrition lessons at various times during the school year.


    Students will be encouraged to eat a good balance and variety of real foods, as opposed to strict diets or harsh rules.


    Students learn to make smart choices about food and to be mindful about what is healthy versus not-so-healthy.


    They learn not to overload on sugars, overly processed foods and unhealthy fats.


    Through frequent food tastings, our students are introduced to a variety of tasty, healthy foods and adopt healthier options within the diverse cultures we serve.


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Dragon Dining recognises the importance of personal information and its protection in providing the expected lunch service at YIS, its main business operation, but also considers it a crucial part of Its responsibility to society. 

For this reason, we have established the Privacy Policy as follows, and will keep all our employees informed about the Policy in order to ensure the Policy will be implemented without fail.

1. Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal Information

(1) General rule of collection

We will collect your personal information only for the specified purposes, and only with your prior consent.

(2) General rule of use and disclosure

When we use or disclose your personal information, we will take measures to ensure that such information can only be used by those authorized to do so as required by their duties within the scope of purposes which have been specified in advance, as long as use of such information is required for performance of our business.

2. Proper Control of Personal Information

We take reasonable precautions to safeguard your personal information against unauthorized access, loss, destruction, alteration and disclosure, and take corrective measures as necessary.

3. Complaints and Inquiries

In cases where we receive a complaint or inquiry concerning the handling of personal information, we will promptly look into the matter and respond to the complaint or inquiry in good faith within a reasonable period.

4. Respect for Rights

We respect our customers’ rights in their personal information. Thus, in cases where you request for disclosure of your own personal information stored by us, we will respond to your request to a reasonable extent within a reasonable period. In the case of an error or a change of your personal information, we will promptly respond within a reasonable period, only after confirming your identification.

5. Compliance with the Laws, Guidelines Set by the Government and Other Rules

In addition to complying with the laws, guidelines set by the government and other rules concerning the handling of personal information, we will protect personal information in conformity with Japanese Industrial Standards “Personal Information Protection Management System”.

6. Continuous Improvement of Personal Information Management

We appoint a chief administrator who is in charge of properly safeguarding and controlling personal information. 

Data protection officer Mr Darren Prest can be contacted here darren@harbourview.co.jp