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Title: School Lunch Scramble

August 20, 2013

Time(s): Agenda - Morning Sessions
8:00 - 9:45   Meal Planning Basics
10:00 – 11:45   Food Production Records and Standardized Recipes

Agenda - Afternoon Sessions

1:00 - 2:45   Approving Free and Reduced-Price Meal Applications
3:00 - 4:45   Meal Counting and Claiming

Location: SW/WC Service Cooperative, 611 Southwest 5th Street, Willmar, MN 56201


Approving Free and Reduced-Price Meal Applications
This session is recommended for staff who are involved with managing and maintaining student meal benefits. Participants will learn to correctly approve and process Applications for Educational Benefits, directly certify students for meal benefits, create rosters and maintain required documentation for compliance with program regulations.

Food Production Records and Standardized Recipes
Through hands-on learning activities, participants will be introduced to required elements of food production records. Learn what records to maintain and how to complete documents to prove that meals served meet program requirements.

Meal Counting and Claiming
This session will show participants how to obtain accurate point-of-service meal counts and complete claims editing. School food authority meal claiming responsibilities will also be reviewed.

Meal Planning Basics
This session is directed toward staff that plans school lunch menus. Participants will learn the School Lunch Meal Pattern and be introduced to tools to effectively navigate and manage menu planning requirements.

Event Type: Workshop

Target Audience: School Nutrition Program Administrators, Food Service Staff, Staff involved with managing Applications for Educational Benefits

Sponsor: Food and Nutrition Service

Contact: Liane Jensen

Contact Phone: 651-582-8526

Contact Email:

Fee: none

Registration URL: Register for this workshop.

Registration Deadline: Until filled.

Materials: Materials will be sent with the confirmation notice.

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