Food and Nutrition Services is an extension of the educational program in schools and is operated under the federally funded National School Lunch Act. The program is administered by the United States Department of Agriculture and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

    Food and Nutrition Services provides nutritious meals that give every HCSD student the opportunity to make educated, healthy food choices that will have long-term health, academic, and physical outcomes. The purpose of Food and Nutrition Services is to provide a variety of nutritious choices for breakfast and lunch that meet the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, offering a high level of customer service to all patrons, valuing cultural diversity, and hiring and training the best staff possible.



    Food and Nutrition Services District Office hours are:
    Monday through Friday
    7:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    P: (352) 797-7028

    School Managers can be reached by calling the school directly and asking for the Cafeteria Manager. Most managers are on campus between 7:00 AM and 2:00 PM (the exact hours vary with the school's starting and meal service ending times).

    For a full list of personnel and contact information, including e-mails and telephone extensions, please visit the Our Staff page


    Romaine Lettuce and Salads

    As most of you are aware, the USDA and the CDC are currently investigating an outbreak of E. coli in both the United States and Canada that is likely linked to romaine lettuce.

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  • National School Lunch Week 2018

    Photos from our National School Lunch Week are now posted to the Gallery!

    School Lunch Week Poster

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  • No-Cost Meals Extended To All Students!

    For the 2018 - 2019 School Year, the Community Eligibility Provision has been extended to all students enrolled in the Hernando County School District!

     For More information, See the Meals and Pricing section of our site.

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