Preparing School Meals


School nutrition programs open the door to increased participation with a new looks and range of tasty and appealing choices. Here you will find everything you need to stay on the cutting edge of preparing and serving delicious and nutritious meals.


Allergy and Special Needs Information

School nutrition foundation

International Food Information Council 

National Food Service Management Institute 

Food Allergy RESEARCH & EDUCATION (fare)

Allergy and Asthma Foundation of America 

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology 

Managing diabetes in school

Celiac Diease


Food Production

Basics at a Glance (NFSMI): Poster with recipe abbreviations, equivalent volumes and weights, scoop sizes, pan size/capacity chart, cutting diagrams for portioning, and metric equivalents.

Cooks for Kids (NFSMI) A series of satellite training programs for participants to learn techniques used by culinary professionals in producing high quality foods that are flavorful, nutritious and appealing to kids

FDA Food Code