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Elementary Breakfast Menu

September Secondary Lunch Menu

September Elementary Lunch Menu

IMPORTANT FOOD SERVICE UPDATE AUGUST 2022

Food supply chain issues and shortages are happening nationwide. Our district is also experiencing the inability to obtain many of our foods and supplies through vendors. We will do our best to provide the posted menu but due to the unavailability of items the menus will be subject to change. Students may be notified of menu changes during the morning announcements. We appreciate your patience and understanding!  We look forward to providing all of our students with healthy, nutricious meals this year.

OVERVIEW OF FOOD SERVICE DEPARTMENT

The Forest Hills Food Service Department operates in all nine schools and has kitchens in each school to prepare fresh, nutritious meals for students. The department strives to promote healthy eating habits among students by incorporating whole grains, low-fat dairy options, fresh produce and low sodium products in every meal at an affordable price. 

The Food Services staff across FHSD has a strong history of earning Clean Kitchen Awards from the Hamilton County Public Health Department. The awards honor food service facilities, including restaurants, hospitals, grocery stores, eateries and schools, for outstanding efforts in sanitation and safety education. The honor reflects Forest Hills’ commitment to excellence, where cafeterias district-wide serve lunch to more than 3,500 students each day.

Forest Hills’ Food Services is self-sufficient, meaning no local tax dollars fund the department and supplies and salaries are paid through school meal purchases and federal reimbursement from the National School Lunch and Breakfast Program.

MEAL PRICES

Beginning August 2022, the USDA will no longer cover the cost of free meals for ALL students.

Breakfast at various locations and lunch will still be available to ALL students. To determine if you qualify for free or reduced-price meals you must complete the application yearly after July 1st. The application can be accessed at https://payschoolscentral.com/. Please click here for more information.

Meal prices are as follows:

            Breakfast             Lunch

K-6                              $1.75               $2.50/$2.75 (Specialty Pizza's)

7-12                             $1.75               $2.75/$4.00 (Specialty Meals)

Adult                            $1.90               $4.75

Reduced Priced           $0.30               $0.40

For those who qualify for reduced-price meals the cost will be covered during 2022-2023 school year by the Food Service Department.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

Elementary nutritional information
Secondary nutritional information

Data provided is for informational purposes only and should not substitute for the advice provided by a physician or other health professional. The accuracy of the information is based on data obtained from food manufacturers, food distributors, and product packaging. The Board and district neither assume any legal liability nor make any warranty or guarantee of any kind of this information.


RESOURCES

Free and Reduced Meal Application

Competitive Food Sales Policy 8550

Food Service Policy 8500

Guidelines for Medical and Food-Related Issues

Frequently Asked Questions: Food Allergies and Food Guidelines

Is Your Snack a Smart Snack? Find out here!

Procedure for the Collection and Payment for Charged Meals

Students with Special Dietary Needs: Religious / Cultural Restriction Form

School Beverage and Snack Food Guidelines

Wellness Policy 8510

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by: : mail:U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights,1400 Independence Avenue, SW,Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or fax: (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; oremail:program.intake@usda.gov.  This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
Maddux

Our food is consistently of good quality and taste, as well as safe and nutritious for our students.

Tia Straus

Tia Straus
Food Service Supervisor