But the former worker said he would not take their offer.
"They do not do it for me, they do it to save the face," said Bonnie Kimball, the former employee at lunch.
Kimball was fired in April after a student at the Mascoma Valley Regional High School in Canaan, New Hampshire told him he had no money to pay for items on his lunch tray. He said he had to take the food for free and the boy paid for his $ 8 lunch table the next morning.
In a Friday statement, the company said it decided to resell Kimball and return his job for work he did not get.
"We had a recent situation where an employee violated the school policy and company dealing with our food service and our district manager made a decision that he felt was right during that time," said by Brian Stone, president of the company's school division.
He accused him of violating the methods of Café Services ̵1; the food service company that worked with him – as well as federal and school policies, according to a letter of conclusion granted by Kimball to CNN.
The Mascoma Valley District School District and the company say separate statements that they will work together to review food policies going forward.
"First and foremost, we aim to make the right of our families, communities, students and employees in the Mascoma Valley District School District. The events of the past weeks and the feedback I received from parents gave me a big pause, "said Superintendent Amanda Isabelle.
"I believe we've learned everything through this process," he said.
While the district does not "refuse to provide food to a hungry child who can not afford it," school officials say, free lunches The policy does not include ice cream bars, sports drinks and chips with "high cost unit in the district and not considered essential nutrition."
The boy does not know what things are in his lunch tray.