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Resource | Posters

OVS Middle/High School Breakfast Poster

This poster is designed to educate middle/high school students in selecting a reimbursable breakfast under Offer versus Serve. Teachers and school foodservice professionals will find it helps students more quickly select the foods in the lunch line that make up a reimbursable meal.

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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0159

Nationwide Waiver to Allow Offer Versus Serve Flexibilities in the SFSP – Extension

This waiver extends the Nationwide Waiver to Allow Offer Versus Serve Flexibilities in the SFSP  through Dec. 31, 2020, in conjunction with the Nationwide Waiver to Allow Summer Food Service Program and Seamless Summer Option Operations through December 2020.

COVID-19: Child Nutrition Response #51
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0107

Nationwide Waiver to Allow Offer Versus Serve Flexibilities in the Summer Food Service Program

During the public health emergency due to COVID-19, FNS waives, for all states, requirements that limit the use of Offer versus Serve to school food authorities and require sponsors to apply OVS under the rules followed for the National School Lunch Program.

COVID–19: Child Nutrition Response #16
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0097

Nationwide Waiver to Allow Offer Versus Serve Flexibility for Senior High Schools in the NSLP for SY 2020–21

FNS is establishing a nationwide waiver to support access to nutritious meals while minimizing potential exposure to the novel coronavirus for school year 2020-21.

COVID–19: Child Nutrition Response #37
Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Offer Versus Serve in the CACFP

These worksheets can be used to empower Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) providers and operators with the knowledge, skills and expertise to implement CACFP meal pattern requirements.

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Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Ofrecer Versus Servir en el Programa de Alimentos para el Cuidado de Niños y Adultos

Estas hojas de capacitación se pueden usar para fortalecer el conocimiento, las habilidades y la experiencia de los proveedores y los operadores del Programa de Alimentos para el Cuidado de Niños y Adultos (CACFP, por sus siglas en inglés) para implementar los requisitos del patrón de comidas del CACFP.

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Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Offer vs Serve Breakfast Program Tip Sheet

This tip sheet was designed for school foodservice professionals provide an overview of offer versus serve guidance for breakfast meal service. State agencies and regional offices may also use this tool to provide training about offer versus serve policy requirements at breakfast.

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Resource | Worksheets

Offer vs Serve Lunch Program Tip Sheet

This tip sheet was designed for school foodservice professionals to provide an overview of offer versus serve guidance for lunch meal service. State agencies and regional offices may also use this tool to provide training about offer versus serve policy requirements at lunch.

Resource | Posters

Offer vs Serve High School Lunch Poster

This poster is designed to educate high school students in selecting a reimbursable lunch under Offer versus Serve. Teachers and school foodservice professionals will find it helps students more quickly select the foods in the lunch line that make up a reimbursable meal.

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Resource | Posters

Offer vs Serve Middle School Lunch Poster

This poster is designed to educate middle school students in selecting a reimbursable lunch under Offer versus Serve. Teachers and school foodservice professionals will find it helps students more quickly select the foods in the lunch line that make up a reimbursable meal.

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