Food Services

Food Services understands that today’s student faces many challenges, both inside and outside the classroom. A fundamental need of all children and young adults is good nutrition. Food Services works collaboratively with the Connecticut State Department of Education’s Office of Child Nutrition to improve the health and education of children by creating innovative public and private partnerships that promote nutritious food choices. Our staff have many years of experience in managing, operating, and implementing food service programs.

We offer a menu of management and consultative services including:

  • National School Lunch Program (NSLP)

  • School Breakfast Program (SBP)

  • Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

  • Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)

  • Customized meal planning and menu development

  • State Administrative Review assistance from guidance to comprehensive preparation and completion

  • Farm-to-School Locally Grown Initiatives

  • Processing/allocation of Government Commodities funds

  • Management/facilitation of State reimbursement claims

  • Healthy Foods Initiatives

  • Food Service personnel management and training

  • Technical assistance and comprehensive training programs

  • Professional management and support

  • State of the art accounting and reporting systems

  • Catering and special events

EdAdvance does not discriminate in any of its programs, activities, or employment practices on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex religion, age, disability, veteran, marital or familial status. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. To file a complaint, write USDA Director, Office of Civil Rights, Washington, DC 20250-9410. For additional information on NSLP, CACFP, SFSP, SBP, or the Healthy Foods Initiative, visit: The Connecticut State Department of Education Child Nutrition Website. If you are hungry for improvement in your food service program, give us a call.

For more info, contact:

Becky Tyrrell

Director of Food Services

860-567-0863 x1148