Summer Meal Programs Meal Service Requirements Q&As - Revised
The purpose of this memorandum is to provide guidance on meal service requirements in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and the National School Lunch Program’s (NSLP) Seamless Summer Option (SSO). This revision expands the use of family style meal service to closed enrolled sites and reiterates the option for offsite consumption of specified food items in SFSP and SSO. In addition, this memorandum expands current guidance on meal service times, offer versus serve (OVS), adult meals, and leftover meals as it relates to SFSP. This memorandum also includes frequently asked questions.
This memorandum supersedes SP08-2014 and SFSP08-2014, Meal Service Requirements, November 12, 2013, and Time Restrictions on Breakfast Meal Service, February 12, 2002.