Clarification on the Use of Offer vs. Serve and Family Style Meal Service

Last Published: 04/16/2014

This memorandum clarifies use of offer versus serve (OVS) and family style meal service in institutions participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and that serve meals prepared by school food authorities (SFAs) participating in the National School Lunch (NSLP) and School Breakfast Programs (SBP).

Document #: 
SP35 CACFP23-2011