School Nutrition Program Mission

  • Cafe Gwinnett - Energizing our future text in red on white background As a partner in education, the Gwinnett County School Nutrition Program contributes to a successful academic experience and encourages a lifetime of healthy eating by providing each student with the affordable opportunity to consume meals that are nutritious, appealing, and served by caring professionals in a pleasant environment.

School Nutrition Program Vision

    • Overhead view of lunch room trays Provide the opportunity for all students to meet their daily, nutritional needs for meals consumed at school.
    • Provide healthy choices that comply with the Dietary Guidelines.
    • Be recognized by peers and the community as a leader in the school nutrition field.
    • Provide training for professional growth.
    • Provide nutrition education for all students.
    • Operate a financially sound program.
    • Maintain standards of sanitation set by the Health Department. 
    • Be an integral part of the comprehensive school health program.
    • Support policies that ensure all foods available to students during the school day comply with the Dietary Guidelines.
    • Continually improve the effectiveness of food production and service to meet and exceed customer expectations.
    • Encourage involvement of all employees in our professional associations.
    • Work cooperatively with school administrators and the PTA.
    • Utilize technology as needed to enhance effectiveness of program.



    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.