Everyone ate their marbled steak and potatoes and only the preppy kids and parents ate the green beans to be polite or just for taste.
The centre already has solar panels to produce electricity to run them, and that's all the equipment needed to turn junk into sheets of plastic marbled with colours or laminated with print and pictures from carrier bags.
Let's face it, fat - be it the visible white lines of marbled steak or globules of fat hidden in ground beef - adds flavour and moisture.
Not as heavily marbled as the usual fare served in Japan it is, nonetheless, a delectable meal (served as Wagyu beef of the day for two people at £39).
Angus beef is claimed to be more reliably marbled , fattier and juicier than that of competing breeds.
Big, red, marbled cuts of rib-eye, T-bone and filet mignon are neatly lined in the case.
It is beautifully bound in half-leather, with richly gold-tooled spine and sumptuous marbled end-papers.
The fat should be slightly yellow and, as a general rule, evenly marbled through the flesh.
The leaves that follow the flowers are equally beautiful - green discs, marbled with silver.
Of course, the USDA grading system rewards heavily marbled beef over that which is less fatty.