About Us

  • The Houston Independent School District Nutrition Services Department operates according to United States Department of Agriculture and the Texas Department of Agricultures’ guidelines and policies that govern the National School Breakfast, Lunch, Snack, and Child and Adult Care Feeding programs. HISD is the largest public school system in Texas and the seventh-largest in the United States.

    HISD Nutrition Services proudly serves more than 269,000 nutritious meals to students every school day. The Food Services Support Facility (FSSF), Nutrition Services’ state-of-the-art cooking, storage and distribution center is the largest facility of its kind in an urban school district. The center produces scratch-based meals for HISD's 287 schools. Nutrition Services prepares more than 20 million breakfast meals and has the largest breakfast in the classroom program in the country. We also prepare and serve more than 24 million lunch meals annually to the district’s 215,000 students. 


    Nutrition Services’ mission statement and vision support the district’s overall goals and set clear objectives for the department.


    Nutrition Services Mission Statement: Provide students high-quality nutritious meals, impeccably served, and inspire students to develop dietary habits that will improve academic performance and life-long health.
    Nutrition Services Vision Statement: HISD Nutrition Services will be recognized as the greatest urban school district food service program in the nation.


    Department Leadership Staff

    Betti Wiggins, Officer of Nutrition Services

    Jennifer Boesch, General Manager of Nutrition Services
    Keith Lewis, Senior Manager of Operations
    Katherine Lucas, Senior Production Manager
    David Husbands, Executive Chef 
    Tours of HISD Food Service Support Facility
    If you would like to coordinate an individual or group tour of the facility, please call 713-556-2564 or email Lrivera1@houstonisd.org to schedule.


    Customer Feedback
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    Statement of Nondiscrimination
    This explains what to do if you believe you have been treated unfairly.
    In accordance with federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (Voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.