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Colorado Department of Education Professional Development - Meal Pattern Documentation & Offer vs. Serve Requirements in NSLP and SBP

Meal Pattern Documentation & Offer vs. Serve Requirements in NSLP and SBP

Audience: Other District/School Staff | Topic: School Nutrition | Hosted by: Office of School Nutrition

On-Demand format. Meal Pattern Documentation & Offer vs. Serve Requirements in NSLP and SBP
On-Demand format

Meal Pattern Documentation

This online training outlines meal pattern documentation requirements for School Food Authorities (SFAs); outlines meal pattern contribution requirements as well as appropriate product documentation and requirements for different food items. Participants will practice identifying appropriate product documentation and will discuss best practices and common errors with product documentation. 

  • Length: 15 minutes
  • Quiz Required
  • Professional Standards: 
    • Key Area: Operations
    • Training Topic: 2100 Food Production
    • Learning Code: 2150

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Meal Pattern & Offer vs. Serve Requirements in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)

This training outlines meal pattern requirements for lunch, the requirements and benefits of Offer versus Serve (OVS), defines what a reimbursable lunch meal is, and provides some additional resources. 

  • Length: 30 minutes

This training is currently being updated. Please review the NSLP Offer vs. Serve (PPT) in the meantime. 


Meal Pattern & Offer vs. Serve in the School Breakfast Program (SBP)

This training outlines meal pattern requirements for breakfast, the requirements and benefits of Offer versus Serve (OVS), defines what a reimbursable breakfast meal is, and provides additional resources. 

  • Length: 30 minutes 

This training is currently being updated. Please review the Breakfast Offer vs. Serve (PPT) in the meantime. 


 

Contact Information

Jon Padia
padia_j@cde.state.co.us
303-866-3685

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