As another school year gets underway, Gwinnett County Public Schools has new menu items to provide tasty, nutritious meals to students at an economical price.
Gwinnett cafeterias serve many of the brands families use at home (Tyson, General Mills, Kellogg’s, Land O’ Lakes, and many more), according to school officials. In addition, students are served a variety of fruits and vegetables through Gwinnett’s Farm to School program which has been in place since the 2010-11 school year.
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In all, 134 school cafeterias will offer breakfast and lunch daily. Students and parents can check out menus using an app—search for “Nutrislice” on Google Play or the App Store—or they can find menus online at www.gwinnett.nutrislice.com.
New this year:
- Chopped Salads
- Gourmet Burgers
- Deep Dish and French Bread Pizza
- Café Chicken Minis on Parker House Rolls
- Stuffed Pasta Shells
- Baked Chicken Wings
- Lemongrass Thai Bowl
A La Carte and Limited Time Items:
- Iced Coffee (high school only)
- Pumpkin Spice Smoothie (high school only: fall semester)
- Cereal Milk Pudding (World School Milk Day: 9/25/19)
- Strawberry Shortcake (high school only: Valentine's Day 2020)
With all the new variety, the prices won’t change, said Karen Hallford, director of School Nutrition. Student lunch for elementary students remains at $2.25 and breakfast is $1.50. Student lunch for middle and high students is $2.50 with breakfast at $1.50.