DINNER IS SERVED - School Nutrition Association

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Pinellas County (Florida) School Food Service
DINNER IS SERVED
DINNER IS SERVED
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PINELLAS COUNTY SCHOOLS
116 Schools
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17 Charters
2 Community Schools
105, 000 Students
 56% Free/Reduced
 12 of 58 CEP Schools are 100% Free
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DINNER IS SERVED
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January, 2013
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PINELLAS COUNTY SCHOOLS
The “Letter” Arrived
Florida Dept. of Health,
Child Care Food Programs
Streamlining Application Requirements
Eliminated:
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General Background Docs
Total Separation of All Revenue,
Expenses, Inventory
DINNER IS SERVED
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PINELLAS COUNTY SCHOOLS
Selected Sites
 Schools
Only
 Large Afterschool Care Program(s)
 October 1, 2013, started with Sexton Elementary,
St. Petersburg
 One
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week
Worked out procedures, staffing
 Added
5 - 6 Schools weekly
 Today = 32 sites
DINNER IS SERVED
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PINELLAS COUNTY SCHOOLS
Today:
 1,000
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dinners per day
Reimbursement (including Cash In Lieu of USDA Foods)
 $69,500
/ month
40 % Labor
 35 % Food
 24 % Other
 ~1 % Profit
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DINNER IS SERVED
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PINELLAS COUNTY SCHOOLS
Benefits:
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Satisfied / Grateful Children!
Thankful / Appreciative Parents!
Happy / Positive Food Service Staff!
Great PR for Food Service and
the District.
DINNER IS SERVED
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PINELLAS COUNTY SCHOOLS
Lessons Learned:
 Communicate,
communicate, communicate.
 Not all CN Programs are automated.
 Simple menu – no OVS, no Choices.
 Some after school programs will not supervise their
students during dinner.
 Be prepared for Nay Sayers.
DINNER IS SERVED
PINELLAS COUNTY SCHOOLS
What It’s All About
DINNER IS SERVED
PINELLAS COUNTY SCHOOLS
Art Dunham, DFS, SNS
Director
Lynn Geist, MBA, SNS, CDM
Assistant Director
[email protected]
[email protected]
Pinellas County School Food Service
Walter Pownall Service Center
11111 S. Belcher Road
Largo, Florida 33773
727-547-7155

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