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Offer Versus Serve Materials

Resource type
Technical Assistance & Guidance
Technical Assistance
Offer versus Serve Posters for Breakfast and Lunch

These posters can be used as signage to educate students in selecting a reimbursable meal under Offer versus Serve (OVS). Teachers and school foodservice professionals will find these posters help students more quickly select the foods in the breakfast and lunch line that make up a reimbursable meal.


All are welcome to download these materials and make copies. To download the files, please right-click on the link and select "save link as."

ovs elementary breakfast poster
OVS Elementary School Breakfast Poster
ovs breakfast high school poster
OVS Middle/High School Breakfast Poster
ovs highschool lunch poster
OVS High School Lunch Poster
ovs elementary lunch poster
OVS Elementary School Lunch Poster


OVS Middle School Poster
OVS Middle School Lunch Poster


Offer versus Serve Tip Sheets

The tip sheets designed for school foodservice professionals provide an overview of OVS guidance for breakfast and lunch meal service. State agencies and regional offices may also use these tools to provide training about OVS policy requirements at breakfast and lunch.

ovs breakfast tip sheet
OVS Breakfast Tip Sheet
ovs tip sheet for school food service managers
OVS Lunch Tip Sheet
Page updated: October 03, 2023