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Mission and Vision

  • Vision Statement

    The Irving ISD Food & Nutrition Services Department is the premier provider to students and other customers of nutritionally-complete, low-cost, delicious meals.


    Mission Statement

    The Irving ISD Food & Nutrition Services Department, in partnership with the district and the greater school community, resolves to meet the nutritional and health needs of students, both through the provision of healthy, low-cost meals.


    Goals Statement

    Our three-part goals statement is as follows: 

    • to support education
    • to provide good nutrition
    • to deliver consistently excellent service

    In order to accomplish our goals, we will:

    • Put children first, by continuing to build partnerships and relationships with other district departments, schools and divisions, to pool our combined resources for the betterment of our students and district.
    • Increase meal participation in multiple programs, including but not limited to the School Breakfast Program, the National School Lunch Program, the After School Care Program, the Summer Feeding Program, etc.
    • Increase the health of our school meals, a la carte products and beverages while maintaining our status as a low-cost leader in meal prices in the greater DFW area.
    • Leverage technology in all areas of operations, including but not limited to food service software, new equipment, the concept of the “digital” kitchen, food safety initiatives, etc., to realize maximum efficiencies.
    • Invest in our employees and in our facilities/equipment, to provide the most efficient and effective service possible, while maintaining the highest standards of excellence in service, food quality and safety and outstanding dining and educational experiences for our customers and students.
    • Continue moving towards making the cafeteria/kitchen a learning area of the school environment, where students can apply their classroom instruction in making healthy meal choices for breakfast, lunch, etc.
    • Maintain a conservative and cost-effective operating system, allowing for continued investment of program resources into maximizing efficiencies of operations.

    Updated: July 13, 2021


USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

  • In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

    Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

    To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/ad-3027.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

    1. mail:
      U.S. Department of Agriculture
      Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
      1400 Independence Avenue, SW
      Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
    2. fax:
      (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
    3. email:


    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.