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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 2019-2020. Schools that participate in the CEP are able to provide healthy breakfasts and lunches each day at.7:00am

There is NO CHARGE for ALL students enrolled in the school during the 2019-2020 School Year. 

 

NO APPLICATION NEEDED for the school year 2019-2020

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:

 

 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

The cafeteria will be open and ready to serve our students Breakfast and Lunch on Wednesday, August 14th, 2019 for grades K5-12th, and on Wednesday, August 14th For all grades K2-12th Grades. Students wishing to eat breakfast at school must arrive in the cafeteria between 7:00- 7:50 am. Breakfast will NOT be served after 7:55 am. This is to ensure that students arrive to class and/or Assembly on time.

Special Notes:

*Students can purchase Extra Food items from breakfast and lunch as a la carte items using cash money or their account money.

*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 receive 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.

 

 

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