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

    Woodcrest Elementary has no school  on Wednesday 10/5 and 10/10 through 10/21.  

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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 9/26 and 10/10:

    Woodcrest Elementary will have no school week of 10/10.

    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 9/26 and 10/10:

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

    Tuesday - Penne Alfredo (31) & Bread (12) , Yogurt Smoothie (35-36), Cheese Stick (1) and Blueberry Muffin (46), 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)

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

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

    Breakfast week of 10/3 and 10/17:

    Woodcrest elementary has no school on Wednesday 10/5 and the week of 10/17.

    Monday Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cheese-Filled Bar (40)

    Tuesday- Chicken Sausage on Maple Waffle (15)

    Wednesday - Confetti pancakes (36)

    Thursday - Cinnamon French toast (37)

    Friday 10/7 - Maple Waffles (37)  No school on Friday, 10/21.

    Lunch weeks of 10/3 and 10/17:

    Monday - Chicken Nuggets (13) and Bread (12), Cheese Pizza (28), Turkey and Cheese Sticks with Tortilla Strips (24) and Bread (12), 

    Tuesday- Marinated Chicken over Noodles (22) and Bread (12), Toasted Cheese Sandwich (31), Yogurt/Granola/Cheese Stick (28) & Bread (12) Corn (14)  

    Wednesday - Cheese & Bean Burrito (40), Macaroni and Cheese (32) & Bread (12), 2 Hard-boiled Eggs (2) & Pretzel Bites (25)

    Thursday - Hamburger on Bun (25), Pepperoni Pizza (28), Garden Salad with Egg & Cheese (5) & Bread (12), Baked Beans (30)

    Friday 10/7 - Cheese Pizza (28), Beef Chili with Beans (16) & Tortilla Strips (23) & Bread (12),  Amazing Chickpea Dip (24) & Pretzel Bites (25)

    No school on Friday 10/21.

     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

    Assorted cereals (21-25), graham crackers (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 9/26 and 10/10:

    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)

    Weeks of 10/3 and 10/17: 

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

    Tuesday  - 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 10/3- Egg & Cheese on Roll (32), Assorted Bagel (29-35), Cream Cheese (2)

    No school on Friday, 10/21.

     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 9/26:

    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 Beef 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 10/3:

     Monday - Spicy Beef on Bun (31), Pepperoni Pizza (34), Cheese and Bean Enchilada (42), Chicken Wrap (40), Corn (14)

    Also, for grades 9-12, Cheese (1) and Pretzels (25)

    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 10/10 National School Lunch Week:

    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), Beef Chili with Bean (16) & 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), Impossible Burger on Bun (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), Spaghetti with Meat Sauce (44) & 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)

    Week of 10/17: 

    Monday - Chicken Enchilada Dip with Tortilla Chips (30) & Dinner Roll (16), Pepperoni Pizza (34), Turkey & Cheese Melt (32), Cheese & Pretzel (26), Greens (4), Garbanzo Beans (20)

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

    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) 

    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 10/21 - No School

     

    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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