Our mission as the Unit #40 food service staff is to provide nutritious, eye appealing foods that promote healthy eating habits. We will serve the students in a safe, clean, and friendly enviroment to promote healthy bodies and minds that will enable them to EXCEL!
Our department employs 31 well trained staff members including a food service director, cafeteria coordinator, head cooks, cooks, and cashiers. Welcome to Effingham Unit #40 Food Services web page.
Why are breads, cereals, rice, and pasta important?
These foods provide complex carbohydrates (starches), which are an important source of energy, especially in low fat diets. They also provide vitamins, minerals, and fiber. the Food Guide Pyramid suggests 6 to 11 servings of these foods a day, half being whole grain.