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Breakfast and Lunch Program 2020-2021

Dear Parents and Guardians:

Assalamu Alaikum,

I would like to extend a warm welcome to all our Parents and Guardians from

American Youth Academy  Food Service Department.

Children need healthy meals to learn. 

American Youth Academy offers healthy meals every school day.

We are pleased to inform you that American Youth Academy will be implementing an option available to schools participating in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs called The Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) for School Year 2020-2021.

 Schools that participate in the CEP are able to provide every day Free healthy breakfast and lunch to ALL students enrolled in the school during the 2020-2021 School Year.

 

NO APPLICATION NEEDED for the school year 2020-2021

                         All students are eligible for FREE Meals Every Day.

“USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.”

 

Students can purchase certain a la carte items such as Extra Food items, Water, 100% Juice, Drinks, and Healthy Snacks.  Menus are posted monthly on the AYA website.  If you have any suggestions, concerns or questions regarding the menus, please feel free to contact:

Oraib Asad

Food Service Supervisor

Phone Number: 813-987-9282 EX 256

Email:oasad@ayatampa.com

 Note: All meats served in the Cafeteria are certified Halal meats.   

 Lunch Meal contains five items:

1 Fruit, 1 Vegetable, 1 Grain, 1 Meat or Meat alternative and 1 Milk.

All students are eligible for one free Lunch meal, to complete the meal each student has to choose from three up to five items of the menu items, one of the items has to be Fruit or Vegetable, 100% juice is Fruits.

Breakfast Meal contains four items:

1 Fruit or Vegetable, 1 Grain, 1 Meat/Meat alternate and 1 Milk.

All students are eligible for one free Breakfast meal, to complete the meal each student has to choose from three up to four items of the menu items, one of the items has to be Fruits, 100% juice is counted as Fruits.

Breakfast

 Students wishing to eat breakfast at school must arrive in the cafeteria between 7:15- 7:40 am. Breakfast will NOT be served after 7:45 am. This is to ensure that students arrive to class and/or Assembly on time.

K5-12th Students will eat breakfast in the cafeteria

PK3&K4 students will eat breakfast in a designated classroom.

Special Notes:

*The Cafeteria will have new Cashless Lunch payment System.

*Pre-Payment will be encouraged for all AYA parents, as the best method of paying for extra lunch, Ala-cart and snacks.

*Students will not be allowed to purchase any snack items in the Cafeteria on credit at any time.

*Maximum limit amount of credit charge for each student is $10.

*Parents with such outstanding balances will receive reminder emails or texts from Cafeteria staff members alerting them of the outstanding balance.

*Parents of students with allergies or special diets MUST provide the Foodservice supervisor a doctor’s note Parents of students with allergies or special diets MUST provide the Foodservice supervisor a doctor’s note stating allergens needing to be avoided or special diet needs. The parent will need to pack lunches for their child(ren) on days their child(ren) cannot eat the school lunch.  The school cannot provide a substitute meal for students with allergies or special diets.

 All of our cafeteria staff receives yearly training in HACCP principles, (Hazard Analysis of Critical Control Points) a comprehensive federal and state food safety program designed to track food from delivery to service. The Food Service Manager is certified in ‘ServSafe’, a federal program administered by the National Restaurant Association and Food Allergy Awareness.

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.  

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: How to File a Complaint, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: 

Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture 
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 
1400 Independence Avenue, SW 
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; 

Fax: (202) 690-7442; or 

Email: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

 

Oraib Asad

Food Service Supervisor

Phone Number: 813-987-9282 EX 256

Email:oasad@ayatampa.com

 

 

 

Sr. Oraib Asad

Foodservice Supervisor

813-987-9282 Ext. 256

 

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