Specifications include, but are not limited to: FSMC shall serve meals on such days and at such times as aligned to the district calendar and the nutrition programs the SFA has indicated as in Section B, Scope and Purpose in this document as requested by the SFA.
SFA shall retain control of the quality, extent, and general nature of food service.
FSMC shall offer free, reduced-price, and full-price reimbursable meals to all eligible children participating in SFA's Food Service Programs indicated in Section B, Paragraph 3 herein.
In order for FSMC to offer a la carte food service, the FSMC must offer free, reduced-price, and paid reimbursable meals to all eligible children.
FSMC shall provide meals that meet the meal pattern set by USDA. TDA provides detailed information on applicable meal patterns in the Administrator's Reference Manual (ARM) which is available at Squaremeals.org.