ERIC Number: ED340454
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Summer Food Service Program for Children. 1991 Sponsor's Handbook. (Revised Edition).
Food and Nutrition Service (USDA), Washington, DC.
This handbook is a reference for sponsors of food service programs for children during school vacation periods. It is not applicable to academic year operations. Issues relating to planning a food service program are discussed. These include sponsor eligibility, the determination of the need of recipient children, requirements of kinds and amounts of food per meal, choice of a site, and staff duties. Issues relating to administering programs are also discussed. These include the training of personnel, compliance with civil rights legislation, methods of cost reimbursement payments to sponsors, and recordkeeping requirements. For those sponsors that decide to contract with a food service management company, suggestions for selecting a company are given, and considerations of program operations are examined. Special issues relating to the operation of camp food service program are discussed. A reference section contains samples of various worksheets, agreements, and forms. (BC)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Food and Nutrition Service (USDA), Washington, DC.