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Food Service

BUSD Food Service Program

The Department of Food Services oversees the School Breakfast and National School Lunch Programs offered to our students. Bellevue Union School District offers diverse and healthy options for our breakfast and lunch programs. The menu is published and sent home each month. You can also access the menu below.

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Our Vision

We believe that good nutrition helps to create a solid foundation for enabling children to learn. Food Services mission is to prepare students for learning by providing healthy, nutritious meals that are cooked on site using fresh food.  We will incorporate a variety of healthy, affordable foods in a clean, friendly environment.

How to Build a Healthy Breakfast 

Color Your Lunch Tray!

 
Summer Meals -English/Spanish

Food Service Program Info

Sarah Jones
Food Service Manager
Phone: (707) 542-5197 ext. 4
​Fax:     (707) 542-6127
Email: cafeteria@busd.org 

3150 Education Drive
Santa Rosa, CA 95407 

Free and Reduced Lunch Program

We participate in the State and Federal Free and Reduced Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program. This year we are pleased to announce that we will continue to operate as Provision 2 !  Provision 2 allows us to feed all students enrolled in our schools for free.  Click on the link below to read the media release for more information.  Newly Enrolled Families are required to submit an Alternative Household Income Form for participation.  Meal Forms should be turned into your child's school office.  You can download a copy of the Meal Forms below.

Alternative Household Income Form-English   

Alternative Household Income Form-Spanish  

Provision 2 Media Release ENG SPAN

Cooking on Site

As many small districts had done to save money and focus on core subjects BUSD outsourced their breakfast and lunch preparation to a larger district, food was made elsewhere and prepped onsite. Even larger districts had centralized their cooking and only prepped at school sites to streamline and save money.

Through the first LCAP process in 2013-14 the BUSD School Board and community decided making food on site at the schools was a priority worth investing in. The functioning prep kitchens had to be upgraded to current commercial kitchen standards, much like your home kitchen, while adequate for preparing dinner for your family would not be appropriate for catering meals for 400 school children.    Bellevue Elementary was selected as a test case. In 2014 the kitchen at Bellevue was upgraded, re-licensed, a cook hired and the school year started with a new, in house, menu (including school garden ingredients when possible) and lauded as a success. The kitchen at Meadow View followed in 2015 and Taylor Mountain in 2016. The goal had been to renovate the kitchen at Kawana Springs next in 2017, but renovation was rescheduled due to unforeseen maintenance projects, infrastructure requirements, as well as budget constraints.  The kitchen at Kawana is part of the current Maintenance & Operations 3-5 year Facility Plan. Necessary plumbing/sewer infrastructure upgrades where completed summer 2020, with architecture plans completed summer 2021, and the demolition of the existing Kawana cafeteria scheduled for summer of 2022.

Medical Statement (for special dietary needs)

The Medical Statement form is needed to accommodate medical disabilities that require special meal modifications.  This form is required for medically necessary accommodations to be provided.

An authorized medical professional needs to complete and sign the Medical Statement form.

Return the signed Medical Statement form to your School Office.

For religious preferences, please contact the Food Services Program with your request,  cafeteria@busd.org.  Do not use the Medical Statement form for religious preferences.

Wellness Policy

BUSD Wellness Policy, Revised 04.19.2022

Non-Discrimination Statement

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

1.  mail:

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or

2.  fax:

(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or

3.  email:

program.intake@usda.gov

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

And Justice for All

En Español

Para todos los demás programas de asistencia de nutrición del FNS, agencias estatales o locales y sus subreceptores, deben publicar la siguiente Declaración de No Discriminación: De acuerdo con la ley federal de derechos civiles y las normas y políticas de derechos civiles del Departamento de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos (USDA), esta entidad está prohibida de discriminar por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo (incluyendo identidad de género y orientación sexual), discapacidad, edad, o represalia o retorsión por actividades previas de derechos civiles.

La información sobre el programa puede estar disponible en otros idiomas que no sean el inglés.Las personas con discapacidades que requieren medios alternos de comunicación para obtener la información del programa (por ejemplo, Braille, letra grande, cinta de audio, lenguaje de señas americano (ASL), etc.) deben comunicarse con la agencia local o estatal responsable de administrar el programa o con el Centro TARGET del USDA al (202) 720-2600 (voz y TTY) o comuníquese con el USDA a través del Servicio Federal de Retransmisión al (800) 877-8339.

Para presentar una queja por discriminación en el programa, el reclamante debe llenar un formulario AD-3027, formulario de queja por discriminación en el programa del USDA, el cual puede obtenerse en línea en: https://www.fns.usda.gov/sites/default/files/resource-files/usda-program-discrimination-complaint-form-spanish.pdf, de cualquier oficina de USDA, llamando al (866) 632-9992, o escribiendo una carta dirigida a USDA. La carta debe contener el nombre del demandante, la dirección, el número de teléfono y una descripción escrita de la acción discriminatoria alegada con suficiente detalle para informar al Subsecretario de Derechos Civiles (ASCR) sobre la naturaleza y fecha de una presunta violación de derechos civiles. El formulario AD-3027 completado o la carta debe presentarse a USDA por:

1.  correo:
          U.S. Department of Agriculture
          Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
          1400 Independence Avenue, SW
          Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or

2.  fax:
          (833) 256-1665 o (202) 690-7442; o

3.  correo electrónico:
          program.intake@usda.gov

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