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Menu Production Record Forms

Forms used to determine the amount of food to serve for menu production.

Food Based Menu Production Record #1 Breakfast (DOC; Dated Jun-2016)
Purpose: To learn the steps for determining the amount of food to serve for one meal.

Food Based Menu Production Record #1 Lunch (DOC; Dated Jun-2016)
Purpose: To learn the steps for determining the amount of food to serve for one meal.

Food Based Menu Production Record #2 (DOC; Dated Jun-2016)
Purpose: To use with offer versus serve, choices, and portion adjusting for multiple grade groups. One meal per page.

Food Based Menu Production Record #3 (DOC; Dated Jun-2016)
Purpose: To use when food production is based on all standardized recipes. Five meals per page.

Food Based Menu Production Record #3a (DOC; Dated Jun-2016)
Purpose: To use when food production is based on some standardized recipes. Five meals per page.

Food Based Menu Production Record #4 (DOC; Dated Jun-2016)
Purpose: To use with offer versus serve, choices, and portion adjusting for multiple grade groups. Five meals per page.

Menu Production Record #4R (DOC; Dated Jun-2016)
Purpose: To use by Residential Child Care Institutions. One day for breakfast and lunch.

Menu Production Record #4R Snack (DOC; Dated Jun-2016)
Purpose: To use by Residential Child Care Institutions version with meal supplements (snack). One day for breakfast, lunch, and after school snack.

Food Based Menu Production Record #5 (DOC; Dated Jun-2016)
Purpose: To use with no portion adjusting for traditional meal service with pre-plating, students take everything, no offer versus serve. May use multiple grade groups. One meal per page.

Food Based Menu Production Record #6 (DOC; Dated Jun-2016)
Purpose: To use with offer versus serve, choices, and portion adjusting for multiple grade groups. One meal per page.

Food Based Menu Production Record #7 (DOC; Dated Jun-2016)
Purpose: To use when food production is based on some standardized recipes, offer versus serve, choices, and portion adjusting for multiple grade groups. One meal per page.

Food Based Menu Production Record #7a (DOC; Dated Jun-2016)
Purpose: To use when food production is based on all standardized recipes, offer versus serve, choices, and portion adjusting for multiple grade groups. One meal per page.

Menu Production Record - Snack (DOC; Dated Jun-2016)
Purpose: To use for after school meal supplement (snack). Five snacks per page.

Questions:   Nutrition Services Division | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, February 15, 2022
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