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Sword and Shield opens Nov. 7 with familiar favorites, delicious new specials

Crispy Chicken Katsu Sandwich November 4, 2019


Parma City School district is happy to announce the Grand Opening of its student-run restaurant, the Sword and Shield, on Thursday, November 7.


This student-run restaurant is open on Thursdays and Fridays from 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM. 

The Sword and Shield is located at Normandy High School, 2500 West Pleasant Valley Road, in Parma. The Culinary Arts program is run by Chef Instructors Iann Johnson and Christie Gibbons.

The Sword and Shield yearly menu includes a variety of appetizers, sandwiches, salads and entrees. 

Some of the favorites at the restaurant include:

  • Buffalo Chicken Wrap: Crispy chicken, buffalo sauce, shredded cheddar jack, crisp romaine lettuce, and tomato on a flour tortilla. Served with a side of parmesan peppercorn dressing.


  • Grilled Chicken Caesar Wrap: Grilled marinated chicken, crisp romaine, and shredded parmesan cheese on a flour tortilla. Served with a side of creamy caesar dressing.


  • Sword Burger: Grilled all-beef patty with American cheese, lettuce, tomato and red onion. Served with a side of mayonnaise.


  • Chicken Bacon Ranch Panini: Herb roasted chicken, ranch, bacon, cheddar cheese, sliced tomato. Served with a side of ranch dressing.


  • Turkey Club: Triple-decker sandwich with roasted turkey, bacon, lettuce, tomato, and mayonnaise.


  • Weekly Shake and Smoothie Specials


The Sword and Shield also is featuring some new menu items this school year, including:


  • Mac and Cheese Bites with Sriracha Ranch


  • Vegetable Spring Rolls with Raspberry Sweet and Sour


  • Crispy Chicken Katsu Sandwich: Crispy chicken thigh topped with pickled slaw on a toasted brioche bun. Served with a side of Asian peanut sauce. 


  • Beyond Burger: Plant-based burger with American cheese, lettuce, tomato and red onion on a toasted brioche bun. Served with a side of Siracha Ranch 


They also offer weekly specials.

For more information and reservations please call (440) 885-8385.  

Additional information on the program and yearly restaurant and catering menus can be found by visiting


PHOTO CAPTION: The Crispy Chicken Katsu sandwich is one of the new items available on the Sword and Shield menu this school year.