Food Services

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Food Services

Department: Business Services / Tel: (714) 999-2436

Director, Orlando Griego / email: griego_o@auhsd.us

 

Support Staff

Assistant Director, Li Chang / email: chang_l@auhsd.us

Supervisor, Jane Maerki / email: maerki_j@auhsd.us

Supervisor, Thomas Bonikowski / email: bonikowski_t@auhsd.us

Supervisor, Julie Thrum / email: thrum_j@auhsd.us

Senior Administrative Assistant, Sherry Alamia / email: alamia_s@auhsd.us / Tel: (714) 999-3560

 

Area of Management

Catering Services

Free & Reduced Meals

Food Safety & Sanitation

Food Service Purchasing & Procurement

Kitchen Operations

National School Breakfast & Lunch, After School Snack Program

Meals on Wheels

School Cafeterias/Satellite

Nutrient Analysis

Special Diets

Student Wellness Policy

 

 

Our School Nutritions

Free and Reduced Meal Applications

Applications for free and reduced price meals are available in the school office or cafeteria. One application per family is required to be completed each school year for parents who would like to apply for meal assistance.  Please return the completed application to your school cafeteria manager.  Nutrition services will mail a notification of eligibility after processing your application. Please provide lunch money or a sack lunch from home until you receive notification.

Students who are approved for free or reduced priced meals may receive one breakfast and one lunch each school day.

 

Free and Reduced Meal Benefits Online Meal Applications

 

SchoolPay Website

 

AUHSD School Nutrition and Fitness Website

 

AUHSD Student Wellness Policy

 

Nutrient information, district menus, the student wellness policy, and nutrition activity lessons can be obtained at our Health-e-living site.

Health-e Living Website

 


Meal Programs

Nutrition Services participates in the National School Breakfast and Lunch Programs. These federally assisted meal programs are designed to provide access to nutritious meals for students enrolled in kindergarten through 12th grade. The breakfast, lunch and afterschool snack programs allow parents the opportunity to provide their students with nutritious and balanced meals at affordable prices. These programs enhance student learning and make positive contributions to their physical and mental well-being. Studies have shown that students whose nutritional needs are being met have fewer attendance and discipline problems and are more attentive in class.

Student meals are planned to meet applicable Dietary Guidelines for Americans, including:

  • School breakfast meals must provide 1/4 of the Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) for key nutrients

  • School lunch meals must provide 1/3 of the RDA for key nutrients

  • No more than 30% of calories from fat and less than 10% of calories from saturated fat

  • No artificial trans fats

  • No deep fat fried foods

 


Mission Statement

“It is the mission of the Nutrition Services Department of the Anaheim Union High School District in partnership with the educational goals of the district, to provide  students with access to nutritious meals, to compliment nutrition education for the development of positive lifelong eating habits,  and to contribute to  student  academic achievement in preparation for the future.”

 

Department Goals

  • To provide nutritious foods at affordable prices.

  • To create a pleasant dining experience that encourages healthy eating habits and contributes to the overall education of our students.

  • To meet or exceed all standards for safe food service preparation and cleanliness.

  • To serve the students, staff and the school community as food service professionals.

  • To provide a positive and satisfying work environment for all Nutrition Service employees.

  • To run a fiscally solvent department and to ensure that the nutrition program does not encroach on the district’s general fund.

 

 

The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at:

http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html , or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. Youmay also write a letter containing all the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).

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