Food Service News
Overview of Food Service at Pine-Richland School DistrictThe Pine-Richland School District's Food Service program has been managed by Sodexo for over 30 years. Nutrition is the cornerstone of our ongoing foodservice parternship, providing healthy breakfasts, lunches and snacks so that your students are ready to perform at their highest levels in the classroom, on the sports field and in life. With menus aligned with the high standards of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act students have the option of a delicious wholesome and nutritious meal each day. Our menus feature a variety of fresh foods and tastes that help meet students requests.
When reviewing our menus, you will see that we focus the menu items for the age we are serving. Sodexo provides four different menu options at Pine-Richland School District to meet the different ages and different nutritional needs of each school.
The tastes and expectations of elementary students revolve around food, friends and fun. Our Clubhouse Elementary program focuses on colorful items that help to entice and motivate students to select from a variety of entrees. Students add their preferred fruit, vegetable and milk to create a nutritionally balanced meal. Colorful signs and promotional themes focus on building friendship and staying active. Students in Eden Hall have the choice of additional entrees and items that are geared towards the 4-6 grade students.
The Did You Know Cafe program is created especially for today's middle school students. The Did You Know Cafe menu provide healthy and nutritious options to help students enhance their overall well-being and classroom performance. Middle School students who have a more challenging time getting up in the morning can stop in the cafeteria for a quick hot or cold breakfast for only $1.00. This morning start can give them the added energy they need to get through their classes in the morning. The Did You Know Cafe promotional posters focus on fun and interesting brain teasers that test the students knowledge of a variety of colorful topics.
The next generation of High School Dining is Crossroads Cafe. Exciting new menus feature uniquie choices that are flavorful and nutritious. Our tempting daily specials provide your more sophisticated customers with meals they want to eat. In addition to the daily favorites students can choose from the Pizza Station, MTO Deli station, Grill Station, MTO Salad Bar, Grab-n-Go items, Homemade Soups and Creation station that will focus on scratch cooking and demo cooking food items.
Breakfast and Lunch meals are served in each building daily. Breakfast is a boost for student focus on learning. Each lunch is composed of 5 food groups; meat, grain, vegetables, fruits and milk. Students must select one serving of fruit or one serving of vegetable along with at least 2 other items to qualify as a school meal. We encourage students to choose all 5 items for the same price. Incomplete meals will be charged al a carte prices. Students who have qualified for the free or reduced meal program must follow the above meal options to qualify for the program
Our Sodexo team is looking forward to serving the Pine-Richland students and staff and working together with our community to continue to create new and deliciouse food options.
SchoolCafe App will now allow you to see what is available on the cafeteria menu and view the nutritional and allergy information to help you and your student make healthy meal choices. Visit www.schoolcafe.com site for more details. View Payment and Menus flyer.
Food Service employees are always needed to help with the service of meals to our students. If you are interested in employment during school hours, please e-mail email@example.com for additional information.