Chef Designed School Lunch

Format: PDF

Audience: Administrators, Foodservice directors, foodservice workers

Cost: Free

A resource to help schools use a variety of USDA Commodities, meet the USDA Meal Pattern (implemented July 1, 2012) for Grades K-8 and 9-12, provide a two-week cycle menu that utilizes four to nine different USDA Foods per meal to minimize school food costs, and appeal to students’ preferences and tastes while incorporating a wide variety of healthy foods.


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