Schools Celebrate National School Lunch Week Oct 12-16
October 1, 2020

To recognize the National School Lunch Program, serving nearly 30 million children each day, schools across the country will celebrate National School Lunch Week from October 12-16, 2020. The theme, “Now Playing: School Lunch!” puts the spotlight on the importance of a healthy school lunch in a child’s life. Now more than ever before, as we navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic, we are reminded that students need regular school meals whether in school or through alternate site delivery of grab & go meals.

Students across the country are continuing their school year in a variety of ways – some in-person, some completely remote, and some in a hybrid model of some days at school and some days at home. This makes for an incredibly challenging task for all school decision-makers, including foodservice personnel. This means more Classroom Feeding, grab & go meals and individually wrapped items so students can handle the food themselves.

To help promote your school lunch program, the School Nutrition Association provides on its website a variety of material for this campaign, including:

Logos and artwork

Toolkits and handouts, including infographics and activity sheets

Marketing and PR Resources including news release and social media graphics


E S Foods would be happy to help you design menus that will meet your school meal needs in this challenging school year. Consider our Meal Breaks and Individually Wrapped Items.


Our self-contained Meal BREAKS are perfect for Classroom Feeding at lunch time. E S Foods’ Shelf Stable Meal Breaks, Thaw & Serve Meal BREAKS and Hot Meal BREAKS fit the bill for variety and versatility. They are highly portable, components are individually wrapped, include individual wrapped utensils, and requires no help from or prep by others.

Individually Wrapped Items

Our Heat & Serve entrees are available individually wrapped in oven-ready film. Our heat and serve entrees come individually wrapped, including our hand-held Pinwheels and Ciabatta Cheese Melts. Options include: Grilled Cheese Sandwich, Ciabatta Cheese Melts, Egg & Cheese Bowties, and Pinwheels.