New Meal Pattern Training. National Food Service Management Institute. Pre Assessment. Place an identifier at the top of the page. You will use the same identifier when you complete the Post-Assessment. You do not need to place your name on the Assessment. . Objectives.
National Food Service Management Institute
Published May 31, 2012. Please refer to USDA memos for the most up-to-date information.
Refer to Handout: Dietary Guidelines and the
School Nutrition Program
Refer to Handout: Vegetable Subgroups
Students must be offered all five required components: Meat/Meat Alternate, Fruit, Vegetable, Grains and Fluid Milk.
Students are allowed to decline two of the five required food components.
Students are allowed to take smaller portions of the Fruit and Vegetable components only. If a student selects less than the offered portion of Meat/Meat Alternate or Grains, it does not count as one of the minimum three required components at lunch.
All meals must be set at a single price no matter how many components are declined.
Handout: Offer Versus Serve Reimbursable Meal.
Refer to Handout: Food-Based Menu K-5
Refer to Handout: Food-Based Menu Planning Template K-5
Refer to Handout: Food-Based Menu Planning Template K-5--Answers
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