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. 
     
     
     
     
    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.
     
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Breakfast and Lunch Menus

  • Elementary School Calendar Menu

     

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  • ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MENU

    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 12/5 and 12/19:

    Monday  - Mini Bagels with Strawberry Creamy Cheese (42)

    Tuesday  - Triple Berry French Toast (36)

    Wednesday - Mini Cinnis (38)  No school on Wednesday 12/21.

    Thursday - Apple Frudel (36)     No school on Thursday 12/22.

    Friday - Blueberry Waffles (37)   No school on Friday 12/23.

    On Friday, 12/9, Ohio Day Breakfast: Danimals Yogurt (14), Granola (15), and Cherry Star  Juice (13) will replace Blueberry Waffles.

    Lunch weeks of 12/5 and 12/19:

    Monday - Chicken Drumstick (6) & Bread (12), Turkey Sausage/French Toast (41), WOW Soy Butter & Jelly Sandwich (53)  

    Tuesday  - Penne Alfredo (31) & Bread (12) , Southwest Cheesy Pull-Apart (33), Sun Butter (14) with Jelly (9) and Bagel (26), Green Beans (5)  

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

    No school on Wednesday 12/21.  

    Thursday  - Walking Taco (25) & Bread (12), Pepperoni Pizza (28), 2 Hard-boiled Eggs (2) & Pretzel Bites (25)

    No school on Thursday 12/22.  

    Friday - Chicken Patty on Bun (34), Turkey Salami and Cheese Sub (32), WOW Soy Butter & Jelly Sandwich (53), Baked Beans (30)

    No school on Friday 12/23.  

    Breakfast week of 1/2:

    Monday - No school

    Tuesday- No school

    Wednesday - Confetti pancakes (36)

    Thursday - Cinnamon French toast (37)

    Friday - Maple Waffles (37)

    Lunch week of 1/2:

    Monday  -  No school

    Tuesday - No school

    Wednesday - Cheese Breadstick (28) with Marinara Cup (4), Macaroni and Cheese (31) & Bread (12), 2 Hard-boiled Eggs (2) & Pretzel Bites (25)

    Thursday - Chicken Patty on Bun (34), Pepperoni Pizza (28), Garden Salad with Egg & Cheese (5) & Bread (12), Baked Beans (30)

    Friday -  Cheese Pizza (28), Chili with Beans (38) & Tortilla Strips (23) & Bread (12), WOW Soy Butter and Jelly Sandwich (55) 

     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, employer, and lender.

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  • SECONDARY SCHOOL BREAKFAST

    NO SCHOOL 12/20-12/30 WINTER BREAK

    Assorted cereals (21-25), graham crackers (19), hard-boiled egg (1), honey roasted sunflower seeds (11), cheese stick (1), muffins (24-27), 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 12/5 and 12/19:

    Monday - Turkey Sausage Pancake Wrap (17), 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)

    No school on Wednesday 12/21.

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

    No school on Thursday 12/22.

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

    Ohio Day Breakfast on Friday 12/9: Danimal Yogurt (14), Granola (15), and Cherry Star Juice (13) will replace Assorted Waffles.

    No school on Friday 12/23.

    Week of 1/9: 

    Monday - French Toast Sticks (57), Assorted Bagel (29-35), Cream Cheese (2)

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

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

    Thursday - Turkey Sausage Pancake Sandwich (31), Assorted Bagel (29-35), Cream Cheese (2)

    Friday  - Turkey Sausage Breakast Pizza (31), 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

    NO SCHOOL12/20-12/30 FOR WINTER BREAK

    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 1/16:

    No school on Monday 1/16.

    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)

    No students on Tuesday 1/17. 

    Tuesday - Cheese Stuffed Breadsticks/Spaghetti Sauce (37), 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) 

    No students on Wednesday 1/18.

    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 Cornbreads (58), Mixed Vegetables (9) 

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

    Week of 1/23:

     Monday - Spicy Beef on Bun (31), Pepperoni Pizza (34), Cheese and Bean Enchilada (42), Chicken Wrap (40),  Yogurt Grab-n-Go (89-99), Corn (14)

    Also, for grades 9-12, Chicken Wrap (40)

    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 (24-27), Blazin' Buffalo Wrap (49), Veggie Pizza (39), Yogurt Parfait (70-75) & Muffin (24-27), Green Beans (5), Hot Cinnamon Apples (22)

    Also, for grades 9-12, Cheese (1), Pretzel (25) & Fruit

    Thursday - Hamburger on Bun (26), Turkey Divan (52) & 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)

    Weeks of 12/5 and 1/2:

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

    No school on Monday,1/2.

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

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

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

    No school on Tuesday 1/3.  

    Wednesday - Broccoli Penne Alfredo (33) & Muffin (24-27), Veggie Power Burger on Bun with Cheese (32), Veggie Pizza (39), Yogurt Parfait (70-75) & Muffin (24-27), Corn (14), Hot Cinnamon Peaches (27)

    Also, for grades 9-12, Super Garden Salad (31) & 2 Muffins (48-54)

    Thursday  - Spaghetti with Meat Sauce (44), & Dinner Roll (16), Cheese & Bean Enchilada (42), Chicken Drumstick & Waffle (35), , Turkey Ham & Cheese Wrap (33), 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)

    Weeks of 12/12, 12/19, and 1/9: 

    Monday - Chicken Enchilada Dip with Tortilla Chips (30) & Dinner Roll (16), Pepperoni Pizza (34), Turkey & Cheese Melt (32), Cheese (1) & Pretzel (25) & Fruit, Greens (4), Garbanzo Beans (20)

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

    Monday, 12/19 - Cook's Choice 

    Tuesday - Southwest Burger on Bun (26), Southwest Chicken Wrap (30), Lasagna (23) and Dinner Roll (16), Garden Salad with Egg and Cheese (16) and 2 Dinner Rolls (32), Potato (19-23), Steamed Broccoli (2)

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

    Tuesday, 12/20 - Cook's Choice   

    Wednesday - Fiesta Rice and Tortilla Chips (56), Cheese & Bean Enchilada (42), Veggie Pizza (39), Yogurt Parfait (70-75) & Muffin (24-27), Green Beans (5), Hot Cinnamon Apples (22)

    Also, for grades 9-12, Cheese (1) & Pretzel (25)  & Fruit

    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)

    On Thursday, 1/12, Ohio Day Nacho Burger on Bun (42) and Sweet Potato (36) will replace Hamburger on Bun (26) 

    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)    

    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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