EF – Food Service Management

The ConVal School District shall provide a food services program within the appropriate regulations of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and State Department of Education, or any other entity with proper jurisdiction over the program.

All food service personnel will be directly responsible to the Food Service Manager, or in the event of outsourcing, to the contractor and ultimately responsible to Superintendent or designee.

The Food Service Manager (or contractor) is responsible for the planning and preparation of food served in the food service program, ensuring full compliance with the State of New Hampshire’s education rules and regulations. All food will comply with the nutrition standards as set forth by the USDA Guidelines and the District’s Wellness program.

The Food Service Manager (or contractor) will order supplies, keep accurate records of financial transactions connected with the food service program, and prepare all records and reports as required.

The Food Service Manager (or contractor) will be certified by a NH Department of Education approved program.

All food service employees shall, within their first year of employment, obtain a certificate of completion for an approved sanitation course.

The Food Service Manager (or contractor) will make recommendations to the Superintendent, or designee concerning personnel and operational matters related to the food service program.

Please see Policy EFC for free and reduced lunch information and Policy EFDA regarding payment options.

Legal References:

            RSA 189:11-a, Food and Nutrition Programs

            NH Code of Administrative Rules, Section Ed. 306.11, Food and Nutrition Services Section 204

            of Public Law 108-265, Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004

Category:  R

See also:  Policy JLCF

1st Read:  November 1, 2016

2nd Read:  November 15, 2016

Adopted:  November 15, 2016