Director of Food Services
Phone: (815) 937-3707 ext. 6081
Degrees and Certifications:
The mission of BBCHS CAFÉ is to provide a place where students love to eat. We strive to incorporate a quality, nutritious, and cost efficient meal program that will encourage a lifetime of making healthy choices which is essential for students to reach their highest level of academic achievement and wellness.
The Child and Nutrition Program operates under the National School Lunch and Breakfast Program. We have a Food Service Director and Kitchen Manager who are Certified Food Safety Managers and 10 Food Service Professionals that are all certified food handlers. Each student will be offered the following food items daily: Milk-fat free or low fat (1%), fruit, vegetable, grains, and meat/meat alternative.
With the 2010 Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act mandate: school lunches will meet additional standards requiring:
- Less sodium
- More whole grains
- Fat-free or 1% milk(flavored milk must be fat-free)
- Wider variety of vegetables
- Larger servings of fruits and veggies
- Age-appropriate calorie limits
Free and Reduced Application Information
Free and reduced applications for the 2021-2022 school year will be open until June 30. Online applications for the 2022-2023 school year will be available beginning July 18, 2022. Paper copies will also be available in the main office.
BBCHS is an Equal Opportunities Provider
In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.
Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.
To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:
Mail: U.S Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
Fax: (202)690-7442 or (833) 256-1665