The Food Service section of our site contains information about our Food Services provided by Chartwells Services.
• Food Service 2011-2012 Information PDF
• Free & Reduced Meals Application | Free & Reduced Parent Letter
The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (the Act), Public Law 111-296, establishes requirements for conducting outreach to households on the availability of Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) meals. The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) lists its 2012 SFSP sponsors on the SFSP webpage at www.michigan.gov/sfsp.
• Use your Parent Connect account to add money to your child(ren)'s food service account online!
Parent Connect also allows you to view your child(ren)'s eating habits and food service current account balance.
Chartwells Dining Service a division of Compass Group, USA, provides Royal Oak Schools Food Services. We mange the department that provides meals and nutrition education services to the students and faculty throughout the District.
Our goal is to provide nutritious, well balanced, student preferred, economical meals. We participate in the National School Breakfast (high schools only) and Lunch Programs. In accordance with Federal regulation, meals are available for free and reduced rates to families that apply and qualify. If you have any questions about completing the application, please call 248-435-8500 x1123 or x1122.
• How to pay for a school meal at any school
Our catering Department can provide food for District-related functions. We are also able to offer our services to out-of-district groups when such functions are held in a District building and arranged through District Leasing.
One-week’s notice is appreciated for small catering orders. Large catering functions require more than two-weeks notice to allow for adequate planning and coordination. When an order is placed for a catered event, please provide a “ballpark” number of people to expect. A guaranteed number of meals must be provided by noon three days prior to the function. Orders placed, or charges made after this deadline may be subject to an additional charge. Cancellation of an event 24 hours or less prior to service may be billed in full or at a percentage thereof.
When placing your order, please provide the name, address and telephone number of the person to be billed. After the event, Food Service will bill for the catering services. You may transfer district funds to the Catering Account. You may also pay with cash or check made out to Royal Oak Schools- Catering Sales, and send to 1500 Lexington Blvd., Royal Oak, MI 48073.
All catering prices are subject to change.Employment Opportunity:
The food service department is currently hiring several part time subs. The position is challenging and fast paced! Your day will fly by. Shifts are between 2-5 hours each day and are on an ‘as needed’ basis. Shifts start around 9:00am and end around 2:00pm. If you are interested stop by the Board Office at 1123 Lexington Blvd in Royal Oak where you can fill out an application.
Royal Oak Schools Food Service