Welcome to the Food &
HELLO AND WELCOME TO OUR VASSAR FOOD SERVICE DEPARTMENT. WE WELCOME QUESTIONS FROM OUR STUDENTS, PARENTS
, ADMINISTRATION, AND COMMUNITY AS WE ARE ACCOUNTABLE TO ALL FROM OUR SURROUNDING AREA. NUTRITION IS AT THE FOREFRONT OF OUR PROGRAM. VASSAR SCHOOLS SERVES OVER 1500 MEALS PER DAY TO OUR K-12, THROUGHOUT OUR 3 BUILDINGS. ON AVERAGE WE SERVE APPROXIMATELY 60 TO 70 PERCENT OF OUR ENROLLMENT DAILY, SOMETIMES MORE. OUR PROGRAM IS MANAGED BY CHARTWELLS, A DIVISION OF COMPASS, AN INTERNATIONALLY KNOWN FOOD SERVICE COMPANY. WE HAVE BEEN SERVICING VASSAR SCHOOLS FOR MORE THAN 30 YEARS. HERE IS A LITTLE MORE ABOUT US.
WHO WE ARE:Nourishing students is not only our business: It is our commitment to the communities in which we serve. Chartwells is a diverse family of dedicated food and nutrition specialists serving the academic community. We deliver customized solutions that benefit our partners through innovative programs.OUR PHILOSOPHY:Making sure our students enjoy what they eat can do wonders for growing minds. It has been the Chartwells Promise and commitment for decades to provide customized solutions to support academic achievement at the highest levels.EAT: IN THE CAFETERIAAll schools participating in the School Breakfast and National School Lunch Program must adhere to USDA School Meal Guidelines. Additionally, in response to the increased incidence of childhood overweight and obesity, school are required to adopt and maintain a wellness policy.LEARN: IN THE CLASSROOMChartwells' programs constitute a comprehensive approach to health and wellness teaching students and the schools community how to make sound choices for healthy lifestyles. We assist students in making the most nutritious options when selecting meals, snacks, and beverages at school.LIVE: IN THE COMMUNITYChartwells employs more food and nutrition specialists serving the academic community than any other service company. All of our recipes, menus and nutrition programs are designed by a network of Registered Dietitians and professional Chefs. This team provides local support for every school district we serve.At the heart of our food service is our people. They work, live, and raise children here. They are our best asset and we are proud of the work they do and what they help to accomplish for your children. If you have questions for us, call 989-823-7504. Thank you for allowing us to serve your children.