The Houston Independent School District Nutrition Services Department operates according to the 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. 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
David Husbands, Executive Chef
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Statement of Nondiscrimination
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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.