Free COVID-19 Resources

SY 2021-2022 Meal Service

Tools, checklists, guides, templates, and more to help you with SY 2021-2022 meal services.

Operational Guidance 

 

Use the checklists, reference charts, and industry guidance below to keep you on track throughout the the 2021-2022 school year. Please reach out to us if you need something not listed here! 

Updated August 19, 2021.

Fall Checklist SY 2021-2022

Successful planning is in the details. We've got you covered, to make sure you don't miss any!

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Menu Planning Strategies
COVID-19 Menu
Planning Strategies

A practical guide offering helpful and flexible strategies for school menus to adapt to the change demands of COVID-19 meal service.

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School Food Service Safety Precautions
CDC

Guidance for Schools & Childcare

Last Update: July 2021

 

US DOE

COVID-19 Resources

Updated Regularly

School Food Service Safety Precautions Tip Sheet English and Spanish
CDE (California)

Stronger Together

Last Update: May 2021

USDA Policy Updates

 

Want to read the official Child Nutrition Responses? Click on one of the links below. Prefer to see it all at a glance? Check out No Kid Hungry's Waiver Summary. Use these tools and resources to keep you on track throughout the year. 

Updated August 19, 2021.

Summary of Current USDA Nationwide Waivers

Updated regularly by No Kid Hungry. 

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Below we have consolidated the most up-to-date and applicable child nutrition responses and memos. If you have a question or don't see something you're looking for, please reach out to us!

SY 2021-2022 Meal Service Tools

 

Catch up on all of the relevant regulations and best practices for meal services this year.

Program Integrity Plan

 Download Word document, save to computer, and customize for your district as needed. Keep on file for your next audit.

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School Food Service Safety Precautions Tip Sheet English and Spanish

HACCP Plan

Supplement for COVID-19

Download Word document, save to computer, and customize for your district as needed. Add to district HACCP binder and share with staff.

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School Food Service Safety Precautions

Daily Meal Count Form 

For Sites Using Tallies

Download Word document, save to computer, and print for use during Emergency Meal Service.

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School Food Service Safety Precautions Tip Sheet English and Spanish

Bulk Meal Kit MPR

Blank

Download Excel spreadsheet, save to computer, and print for use during Emergency Meal Service.

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Daily Meal Count Form

For Sites Using Clickers

Download Excel spreadsheet, save to computer, and print for use during Emergency Meal Service.

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School Food Service Safety Precautions

Fillable Menu Templates 

(English + Spanish)

Menu templates for Breakfast and Lunch. Download Word document, save to computer, fill in details, and print, post online or on social media!

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School Food Service Safety Precautions Tip Sheet English and Spanish

Food Safety Cards

(English + Spanish)

Printable 4x4 cards to send home with families.

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Fillable Meal Service Flyers

(English + Spanish)

Download Word document, save to your computer, fill in details, and print or share online!

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Leading in Challenging Times  

 

Use these tools to build stronger teams, streamline your work, and become a more effective leader during uncertain times.

School Food Service Safety Precautions

Daily Checklist 

for Directors

Take care of your team during COVID-19 with these simple tips and practices.

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Daily Check-in

Questions to Ask Your Team

Empower your staff to communicate important details with 5 questions.

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Social Media Graphics

 

Engage your community with these ready-to-go social media graphics. Download and repost on Instagram and Facebook!