noun, pronounced: [kom-uh-ser-ee]
1. a store that sells food and supplies to the personnel or workers in a military post, mining camp, lumber camp, or the like.
2. a dining room or cafeteria, especially one in a motion-picture studio.
Great definition, but they forgot about zoos! Did you know that the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo operates its own commissary? The zoo has four staff members who work seven days a week, 365 days a year prepping food for the animals. Their daily tasks include meal planning, nutrition research, food prep, meal distribution, and of course cleanup.
To showcase the commissary staff’s handiwork, we put together a quiz called “Who Ordered This?” Try to guess which animal goes with each of these nutritionally-balanced culinary masterpieces. (You can find the answers at the bottom of this page):