Through the Central Kitchen project, the Sacramento City Unified School District Nutrition Services Department is embarking on a path to forever change the role of food in the lives of the students we serve.

1 Kitchen
80 Schools
43,000 Meals Served Daily
8,000,000 Meals Served Per Year
Highland Orchard
Highland OrchardPenryn, CA

Locally Sourced

We offer a robust Farm to School program that provides high-quality, locally sourced ingredients from across the state of California, resulting in nutritious and sustainable food offerings, all while supporting our local growers.

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What’s Cookin’

This spring, we’ll be offering a variety of local produce, and scratch-made entrees to offer our students! The secondary schools will enjoy BBQ Chicken Pizza, crispy grilled tacos, and burritos well as creamy Chicken Alfredo!

Elementary students can look forward to the pulled pork carnitas taco bowls, mandarin orange chicken, and a variety of Naked Juice Breakfast Smoothies!

Our menus change seasonally so be sure to check back for updates!

BBQ Chicken Pizza
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Crispy Tacos
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Naked Juice Breakfast Smoothies
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Central Kitchen Entrance Digital Mockup
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The Central Kitchen Project

The Sacramento City Unified School District is launching its Central Kitchen Project, where food will be prepared locally and sent to schools. The project is being funded by Measure R which voters passed in 2012, to allow the district to improve the health and safety of children.

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