Food Service

Welcome to Effingham Unit #40 Food Services web page!

Our mission as the Unit #40 food service staff is to provide nutritious, eye appealing foods that promote healthy eating habits. We will serve the students in a safe, clean, and friendly environment to promote healthy bodies and minds that will enable them to EXCEL!

Our department employs 31 well trained staff members including a food service director, cafeteria coordinator, head cooks, cooks, and cashiers. 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.


Click here for all lunch menus.

We are always looking for ways to improve our menu.  Please use the following email address to send me your suggestions: [email protected]

I look forward to hearing from you. 



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Contact Information

If you have questions relating to Unit #40 Food Services please contact:
Ryan Elsasser, Food Service Director


Add Money to Lunch Account Online

2022-2023 Meal Application

Free and Reduced Lunch Application English

Free and Reduced Lunch Application Spanish  

School Wellness Policy

6:50-AP Local Wellness Policy
Triennial Assessment

Other Information

Benefits of Breakfast
USDA Nondiscrimination Statement
Food Safety
Fruits and Veggies Matter
Dietary Guidelines