Program Promotion

We all need to be proactively promoting our programs.  One successful way is to be visible; visible during your school’s open house, staff meetings, community events, parent-teacher meetings, student council meetings, menu planning sessions, just to list a few. I know you are asking yourself, when am I going to…

Serving Line 101

Your serving line exemplifies the way you and your staff perceive the importance of your customers. Have you ever eaten off a buffet line? Whether it’s a restaurant, wedding or family gathering, if the food does not “look” good, you will either ask for fresh or more than likely, walk…

Free & Reduced Application Verification and the Administrative Review

In preparing for this edition, I was considering addressing two additional new regulation processes, Free & Reduced Application Verification and the Administrative Review. However, after participating in a webinar for both subjects and started researching through USDA FNS websites, my interpretation is that neither process has drastically changed. I believe…