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Offer vs Serve: Lunch Webinar

This webinar focuses on current Offer versus Serve (OVS) regulations for National School Lunch Program sponsors that are following USDA Nutrition Standards.  After providing a general review of OVS regulations and definitions, information is provided on the application of OVS to lunchtime menu planning and meal service in a variety of settings.  Frequent questions regarding OVS, including use of OVS when using salad bars, are addressed.  Specific lunch menu examples are given, with application to all grade levels. 

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Webinar Handouts

Suggested USDA Professional Standards Crediting Information

  • Key Area: Operations (2000)
    • Training Topic: Serving Food (2200)
      • Learning Objective: Complete a food production record and other required paperwork (2200)
      • Instructional Time: 1 Hour

You can find more suggested USDA Professional Standards crediting information by viewing our downloadable resource here.