School Meals

Free Summer Meals 2024 

June 27-August 30. Even when school is out, you can still enjoy free breakfast and lunch! Our 2024 Free Summer Meals Program is here for you all across New York City, and it's totally free for anyone who's 18 years old or younger. You can find these meals at specific places like select NYC Public Schools, community pool centers, parks, and libraries. And guess what? You don't need to sign up, show any papers, or have an ID to get these meals. Just head to one of our spots and enjoy a delicious breakfast and lunch. Have a great summer filled with good food and fun!

Take Our 2024 Food Service Survey

We want to provide you with the best food service program possible. Take a quick 3 minute survey to tell us what you want to eat. Thank you in advance for wanting to make a difference


New York City Public Schools offers free breakfast, lunch and after school meals to all NYC Public Schools Students during the school year. We equitably serve NYC students with healthy and delicious meals that enhance their educational experience, reflect their voices, and nourish them into adulthood. Watch a short video about our food service program.

Parents and Students

Everything parents and students need to know about the school meals breakfast and lunch meal program. View menus, nutrition information, allergen, complete your lunch form online, plus take our “Tell Us What your want to eat” survey!

Principals, School Administration & Charter Schools

Find information about our public and non-public school food service programs. Find menus, nutritional information, allergen facts, 504 accommodations, how to start an afterschool or weekend meal program to securing our vending services.


Contact Office of Food & Nutrition Services 

For more information about our menus, nutrition information, approved foods to be sold in schools, programs, questions or comments email us at Please provide your name and email address when responding.

Food Services Careers

OFNS is looking for dedicated, service oriented employees School Food Service Managers and Kitchen Staff to work year round within school kitchens throughout our 5 boroughs. We offer: Monday to Friday Work Week, Full Benefits, Medical & Prescription Coverage, Dental, Vision, Sick Days, Paid Holidays, and Retirement Plan(s). Visit our careers page to learn more about all the current openings.