ERIC Number: ED138366
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Apr
Reference Count: 0
A Planning Guide for Food Service in Child Care Centers.
Food and Nutrition Service (USDA), Washington, DC.
This publication is designed to help child care center directors and other personnel in programs receiving funding through the Child Care Food Program plan their food service. Included are sections on: (1) planning food for a day; (2) meal patterns (information on the necessary food groups, a chart of vegetables and fruits containing vitamin A, C and iron, and a list of acceptable bread and bread products); (3) planning menus; (4) suggested menus for young children; (5) food preparation and tips on food purchasing; (6) sanitation; (7) making mealtime a happy time; (8) nutrition education; (9) planning foods for infants; (10) information materials; (11) menu planning worksheet and (12) menu evaluation checklist. (MS)
Descriptors: Day Care, Day Care Centers, Early Childhood Education, Food, Food Service, Food Standards, Guides, Nutrition, Nutrition Instruction, Planning, Preschool Children, Sanitation
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock No. 0124-00205, $0.75)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Food and Nutrition Service (USDA), Washington, DC.
Note: Revised Edition