Food Services

  •  Food Service Mission: Working together to provide meals that nourish and stimulate the mind and body of every student to enhance learning in a global community. 

    We recognize the men and women who make our days a little better by honoring our food service staff.                                          

                We are hiring. Apply here.

     

    School Menu Restrictions Currently in Place:

    • Peanut and tree nuts are not served by cafeteria staff to students in elementary grades.  
    • Seafood and pork are not served on the student menus.

     

    Columbus City Schools follow the MyPlate dietary guidelines for student meal planning.   
     
    Eat a fruit or vegetable at every meal.  Make healthy food choices! 
      
    For more information, click on Eat Right with MyPlate or download a free smartphone app: Start Simple with MyPlate. 
     
    MyPlate
     
    Supply Chain Disruptions
     
    For more information about supply chain disruptions that are impacting our menu, please read this letter from Director of Food Services Joe Brown: Supply Chain Disruptions
     
     
    School Menu Survey
     
    Please take our survey about school lunch: Click Here
     
    School Lunch Survey
     
     
     
    Food and beverages sold at school for student consumption during the school day need to meet Smart Snack Standards. For more information: Guide to Smart Snacks in School.
      
      
    Food Services Initiatives
      
     
    For updates and information, follow Columbus City Schools on Twitter and Instagram @CCS_Food.
     
    This institution is an equal-opportunity provider, employer, and lender.

Breakfast and Lunch Menus

  • Woodcrest Elementary School Menu August

    Assorted cereal (20-25), graham crackers (19), yogurt (12),  cheese stick (1), apple or orange juice (14) are offered daily at breakfast.

    White 1% milk (13) and chocolate non-fat milk (24) are offered for breakfast and lunch..  

    Breakfast weeks of 8/8 and 8/22:

    Monday  - Cinnamon Toast Crunch Bar (41)

    Tuesday - Chicken Sausage on Maple Waffle (15)

    Wednesday - Confetti pancakes (36)

    Thursday - Cinnamon French toast (37)

    Friday - French Toast Sticks (38)

    Lunch weeks of 8/8 and 8/22:

    Monday  - Chicken Nuggets (13) & Bread (12), Toasted Cheese Sandwich (31),Turkey/Cheese/Tortilla Strips (24) & Bread (12)

    Tuesday  - *Turkey Hot Dog on Bun (21), Chicken over Noodles (22) & Bread (12), Yogurt/Granola/Cheese Stick (28) & Bread (12)

    Wednesday - Cheese & Bean Burrito (40), Macaroni and Cheese (32) & Bread (12), 2 Hard-boiled Eggs (2) & Bread (12)

    Thursday - Hamburger on Bun (25), Turkey Salami and Cheese Sub (32), Garden Salad with Egg & Cheese (5) & Bread (12), Baked Beans (30)

    Friday - Turkey and Cheese on Bun (27), Turkey/Gravy (2) & Potato (18) & Bread (12),  Sun Butter/Jelly & Bagel (49), Corn (14)

    Breakfast weeks of 8/29 and 9/12:

    Monday  - Mini Bagels with Strawberry Creamy Cheese (42)

    Tuesday  - Triple Berry French Toast (36)

    Wednesday - Mini Cinnis (38)  

    Thursday - Turkey Sausage Biscuit Sandwich (25)

    Friday - Blueberry Waffles (37)

    Lunch weeks of 8/29 and 9/12:

    Monday - Chicken Drumstick (6) & Bread (12), Turkey Sausage/French Toast (41), Green Beans (5)

    Also on 8/29 - Amazing Chickpea Dip (24) & Pretzel Bites (25) 

    Also on 9/5 - Bean Dip/Cheese/Tortilla Strips ( 36) & Bread (12) 

    Tuesday - Penne Alfredo (31), Yogurt Smoothie (35-36), Cheese Stick (1) and Blueberry Muffin (46), Sun Butter (14) with Jelly (9) and Bagel (26)

    Wednesday - Dynomite Dippers (25) & Bread (12), Toasted Cheese Sandwich (31), Sun Butter (14) & Jelly (9) & Bagel (26), Emoji Potato (18)

    Thursday - Pepperoni Pizza (28), 2 Hard-boiled Eggs (2) & Pretzel Bites (25)

    Also 9/1 - Walking Taco (25) & Bread (12)

    Also 9/15 - Ohio Day Walking Taco (20) & Bread (12), Zucchini (0)

    Friday - Chicken Patty on Bun (34), Turkey and Cheese on Bun (27), WOW Soy Butter & Jelly Sandwich (53), Baked Beans (30)

    *Hot dogs are not served to preschoolers.

    Grams of carbohydrates are listed as a number after each food item. The menu is subject to change.

    Fresh fruits and vegetables, such as broccoli and carrots, are offered daily. 

    Peanuts, tree nuts, pork, and seafood are not served on the menu.

    This institution is an equal-opportunity provider.

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  • SECONDARY SCHOOL BREAKFAST

    Assorted cereals (21-25), graham cracker (19), hard-boiled egg (1), honey roasted sunflower seeds (11), cheese stick (1), muffins (26-29), yogurt (19), granola (15), orange or apple juice (14), white 1% milk (13), chocolate non-fat milk (24) and a variety of fresh fruit are served daily.

    Weeks of 8/22 and 9/5: 

    Monday - No School

    Tuesday 9/6 - Turkey Canadian Bacon/Egg/Cheese on Roll (31), Assorted Bagel (29-35), Cream Cheese (2)

    Wednesday - Apple Frudel (36), Cinnamon Toast Crunch Bar (40)

    Thursday - Turkey Sausage & Egg Pancake Sandwich (32), Assorted Bagel (29-35), Cream Cheese (2)

    Friday - Egg & Cheese on Roll (32), Assorted Bagel (29-35), Cream Cheese (2)

    Weeks of 8/29 and 9/12:

    Monday - Cinnamon Bun Stick (30), Assorted Bagel (29-35), Cream Cheese (2)

    Tuesday - Turkey Canadian Bacon/Egg/Cheese on Roll (31), Assorted Bagel (29-35), Cream Cheese (2)

    Wednesday - Egg & Cheese on Roll (32), Cinnamon Toast Crunch Bar (40)

    Thursday - Turkey Sausage & Cheese on Biscuit (29), Assorted Bagel (29-35), Cream Cheese (2)

    Friday - Assorted Waffles (37), Assorted Bagel (29-35), Cream Cheese (2)

    Grams of carbohydrates are listed as a number after each food item. Pork and seafood are not served on our menus. The menu is subject to change.

    Africentric, Berwick, Colerain, Columbus Gifted Academy, Indianola, and Starling Breakfast Menu do not serve sunflower seeds or peanut/tree nut products to elementary grade students.

    This institution is an equal-opportunity provider, employer, and lender.

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  • SECONDARY SCHOOL LUNCH

    Unlimited servings of a selection of fruit and vegetables, and a choice of white milk (13) or chocolate non-fat milk (24) are offered daily.

    Week of 8/22:

    Monday - No School 

    Tuesday - No School

    Wednesday - Fiesta Rice and Tortilla Chips (56), Cheese & Bean Enchilada (42), Veggie Pizza (39), Yogurt Parfait (70-75) & Muffin (26-29), Green Beans (5), Hot Cinnamon Apples (22)

    Also, for grades 9-12, Amazing Chickpea Grab-n-Go (85-92)

    Thursday - Hot Italian Sub (31), Cheesy Chicken Crunch Wrap (52), Hamburger on Bun (26), Egg Combo (48), Potato (19-23), Corn (14)

    Also, for grades 9-12, Chef Salad (16) & 2 Cornbread (58)

    Friday - Spicy Chicken Tenders (9) & Dinner Roll (16), Cheese Pizza (34), *Chili Cheese Coney (24), Spicy Chicken Wrap (40), Baked Beans (28)

    Also, for grades 9-12, Veg Out Wrap (41)

    Week of 8/29:

    Monday - Spicy Chicken Patty on Bun (34), Pepperoni Pizza (34), Taco Salad with Tortilla Chips (29) & Cornbread (29), Yogurt Grab-n-Go (89-99), Corn (14), Black Beans (21)

    Also, for grades 9-12, Turkey & Cheese Sub (29)

    Tuesday - Turkey Burger with Beeef Gravy on Bun (28), Chicken Corn Dog (25), Veggie Classics Buffalo Wings (27) & 2 Dinner Rolls (32), Buffalo Chicken Wrap (32), Mashed Potatoes & Beef Gravy (22), Brussel Sprouts (4)

    Also, for grades 9-12, Crispy Chicken Salad (27) & Dinner Roll (16) 

    Wednesday - Buffalo Chik'N Parmesan Sub (58), Mighty Nachos (50), Veggie Pizza (39), Yogurt Parfait (70-75) & Muffin (26-29), Green Beans (3), Hot Cinnamon Peaches (27)

    Also, for grades 9-12, Super Garden Salad (31) & 2 Muffins (52-58)

    Thursday - Toasted Cheese Sandwich (36), Cheeseburger on Bun (27), General Tso Chicken over Rice (56), Italian Salad (8) & 2 Cornbreads (58), Tomato Soup (15) & Saltines (20), Steamed Broccoli (2)

    Also, for grades 9-12, Chicken Penne Salad (29) & Cornbread (29)

    Friday - Chicken Tenders (12) & Cornbread (29), Cheese Pizza (34), Cheese and Chicken Burrito (50), Chef Salad (16) & 2 Cornbread (58), Mixed Vegetables (9) 

    Also, for grades 9-12, Turkey Ham and Cheese Wrap (33)

    Week of 9/5:

    Monday - No School

    Tuesday  - Philly Beef & Cheese Sub (33), Macaroni-n-Cheese (28) & Dinner Roll  (16), Chicken Patty on Bun (34), Turkey & Cheese Wrap (30), Greens (4), Potato (19-23)

    Also, for grades 9-12, Chef Salad (16)  & 2 Dinner Rolls (32) 

    Wednesday - Veggie Pasta Bake (46) & Muffin (26-29), Blazin' Buffalo Wrap (49), Veggie Pizza (39), Yogurt Parfait (70-75) & Muffin (26-29), Green Beans (5), Hot Cinnamon Apples (22)

    Also, for grades 9-12, Amazing Chickpea Grab-n-Go (85-92)

    Thursday - Hamburger on Bun (26), Turkey Divan (35) & Biscuit (27), Hot & Spicy Drumstick (7) & Biscuit (27), Garden Salad with Egg & Cheese (16) & Biscuit (27), Potato (19-23), California Mixed Vegetables (5)

    Also, for grades 9-12, Veg Out Wrap (41)

    Friday - Spicy Chicken Tenders (9) & Dinner Roll (16), Cheese Pizza (34), Fiesta Nachos (31), Egg Combo (48), Steamed Broccoli (2), Black Beans (21)

    Also, for grades 9-12, Turkey Ham & Cheese Sub (32)

    Week of 9/12:

    Monday - Cheeseburger on Bun (27), Pepperoni Pizza (34), Chicken Fried Rice (47), Yogurt Grab-n-Go (89-99), Steamed Cabbage (3), Black Beans (21)

    Also, for grades 9-12, Buffalo Chicken Wrap (32)  

    Tuesday - Chicken Boneless Wings (15) & Cornbread (29), 3-Bean Chili (41) & 2 Cornbread (58), Turkey Sausage & French Toast Sticks (59), Chef Salad (16) & 2 Cornbread (58), Potato (19-23), Green Beans (3)

    Also, for grades 9-12, Veg Out Wrap (41)

    Wednesday - Broccoli Penne Alfredo (33) & Muffin (26-29), Veggie Power Burger on Bun  with Cheese (32), Veggie Pizza (39), Yogurt Parfait (70-75) & Muffin (26-29), Corn (14), Hot Cinnamon Peaches (27)

    Also, for grades 9-12, Super Garden Salad (31) & 2 Muffins (52-58)

    Thursday - Cheese & Bean Enchilada (42), Chicken Drumstick & Waffle (35), Ohio Day Walking Taco (20) & DInner Roll (16), Turkey Ham & Cheese Wrap (33), Ohio Day Zucchini (0), Steamed Broccoli (2)

    Also, for grades 9-12, Italian Salad (8) & 2 Dinner Rolls (32)

    Friday - Salisbury Steak on Bun (34), Cheese Pizza (34), Chicken Fajita (35), Crispy Chicken Salad (27) & Muffin (26-28), Italian Mixed Vegetables (6)

    Also, for grades 9-12, Turkey & Cheese Sub (29)

    Grams of carbohydrates are listed as a number after each food item. Pork and seafood are not served on our menus. Menu subject to change.

    Africentric, Berwick, Colerain, Columbus Gifted Academy, Indianola, and Starling cafeterias do not serve sunflower seeds or peanut/tree nuts for elementary grades. *Hot dogs are not served to preschoolers.

    This institution is an equal-opportunity provider, employer, and lender.

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