Nutrition Services



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Welcome to the Irvine Unified School District Nutrition Services web page.  We look forward to providing nutritious meals at breakfast and lunch for our students and staff.  Our menu analysis meets the Healthy School Meal Initiative guidelines for the minimum and maximum percentages of fat, saturated fat, protein, iron, vitamins and calorie requirements for children in grades K - 12.


**2016-2017 Free and Reduced Priced Applications are now available.**

You may apply online by clicking the link below or by filling out a paper application. Paper applications are available at school sites, District Office or Nutrition Services office.


Watch the video below to learn how students use an Elementary School Cafeteria

Payments may be made to students' accounts using the following methods:

    1. Make an online payment at
      • You will need to set up an account for yourself and enter each student's name, school, permanent ID and birthdate.
      • Permanent Student ID numbers are available on the Parent Portal.
      • There is a $1.95 convenience fee for each transaction.
      • Payments may take up to 24 hours to post to your account.
    2. Pay with cash or check at your children's school.
      • You may leave a payment in a payment envelope at the front office.
      • Checks may be made payable to IUSD Nutrition Services.
      • Please be sure to include your student's name and pin code on the payment envelope or check.
      • You may make a payment for multiple students attending the same school on one check.
      • You may make a payment for multiple students attending different IUSD schools on one check.

        • Please indicate how much money should be deposited to each child's account.
      • There is no fee for making a payment at the school.
      • Payments are posted every day before serving times.


Location & Business Hours

Nutrition Services Office

On the campus Creekside Education Center

Central Kitchen

3387 Barranca Parkway

Irvine, CA 92606

Phone: (949) 936-6520

Fax: (949) 936-6529



Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 3:00pm



Would you like an on-call position working with students during school hours? Apply to be a substitute with Nutrition Services and work in our Cafeterias! We offer great hours for busy parents.


In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter 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;

(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) email:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.


Last Updated: 01.27.2016