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Columbus, OH 43215
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Food Services/Menus

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Help us to better serve you by clicking on the link below to take the CCS Food Service Survey:
For Students-  CCS Food Services Student Survey

School Menu Restrictions Currently in Place:
Schools with Pre-K through 6 and K-8
·Nut products, seafood, and pork are not offered.
Middle Schools and Buildings with Grades 6-12 or 7-12
· Seafood and pork are not offered.
PLEASE NOTE -  for students with severe nut allergy, Columbus City Schools purchases some foods from manufacturers that may share equipment, and may use facilities that process nuts.

Would a teacher like to have a taste testing session for students? 
Download a Request Form !


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 on the MyPlate guidelines, click on 
Eat Right with MyPlate (in the red box). 

Columbus City Schools provide over 63,000 school meals per day. More information about school meals can be found by clicking the link below.

Wondering if a food or beverage sold to students during school meets the USDA Smart Snack in School Nutrition Standards? Click on the following link to evaluate it:

For updates and information, follow Columbus City Schools on Twitter and Instagram @CCS_Food.
                 This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Breakfast and
Lunch Menus
Menu Nutritional Information

Click on the Food Allergies link above to read about the Columbus City Schools Food Allergy Policy and links to additional resources.
What's Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl
An interactive recipe tool from the United States Department of Agriculture at What'sCooking.gov is available to use.  Using this website, you can search for household recipes based on nutrition themes such as: 
  • eat more fruits and vegetables
  • eat more whole grains
  • go lean with protein
  • switch to fat-free or low fat dairy
  • reduce sodium
  • get more calcium
  • eat fewer empty calories
  • eat less saturated fats, trans fats, and cholesterol

In addition,  there are recipes that require no cooking or cooking by microwave, stove top or an oven.  Other features include recipe cost per serving, nutrition information, and cookbooks.   

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