On February 29th, the Board will hold an Action Meeting at 4 p.m, followed by the Intermediate Unit meeting. Find materials here.

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Category: Food Services

Introducing Grab and Go Refrigeration Capsules

Introducing Grab and Go Refrigeration Capsules

While school opening is an exciting time, it’s not without its operational challenges. Hot summer months coupled with older equipment often lead to a lengthy list of work order requests pouring in within the first few days of the school year. To avoid the anticipated setbacks, newly appointed Resource Scheduler Joseph Stewart developed an alternative…

Student Feedback with Nutrislice

Student Feedback with Nutrislice

Over the past few years, the Division has shifted to displaying all school menus through Nutrislice, an interactive website, and app that allows parents and students to translate menus into one of the forty-eight languages, view pictures, and access nutritional information, including allergens and carb counts for each day’s menu. Another feature rolled out this…

Happy Retirement, Wayne!

Happy Retirement, Wayne!

After 34 years of dedicated service to the School District of Philadelphia, Wayne Grasela, Senior Vice President, has earned a well-deserved retirement. In 1987, Wayne started his career with the School District of Philadelphia in the Department of Facilities Management & Services. During his tenure, he has held many roles in Facilities before navigating his…

Happy Retirement, Marty!

Happy Retirement, Marty!

After 27 years of dedicated service to the School District of Philadelphia, Marshelle Fulton, Assistant to Field Supervisors, will enjoy her retirement traveling. In 1995, Marty joined the Division of Food Services as a Noon-Time Aid. Through the years, she has held many essential positions from Food Service Lead to a Worker 3. Her hard…

Happy Retirement, Jim!

Happy Retirement, Jim!

After 20 years of dedicated service to the School District of Philadelphia, James Doosey, Chief Financial Officer, will be remembered for his hard work throughout the years. In 2001, Jim started his career with the School District of Philadelphia in the Department of Finance. Since then he has embraced many roles in support of Finance,…

Happy Retirement, Tom!

Happy Retirement, Tom!

After 35 years of dedicated service to the School District of Philadelphia, Thomas May, Resource Scheduler, can enjoy a carefree and relaxing retirement. In 1986, Tom joined the Division of Food Services as a mechanic. Through the years he has worked on hundreds of equipment in all of our serviced schools. His experience and expertise…

Meet the Division’s Data Analyst

Meet the Division’s Data Analyst

Renee joined the team four years ago and quickly demonstrated what a valuable asset she was to the Division. She was recently promoted to the Data Analyst position after showing her expertise in analytics. Renee’s experience and skillset will support growth and improvement, ultimately allowing us to better serve our students. As a proud parent…

Meet the Division’s Payroll Specialist

Meet the Division’s Payroll Specialist

Tarah Gravlsande has been with the School District of Philadelphia since 2009 and has shared her compliance knowledge, payroll expertise, and positive energy with various departments during her tenure. Despite joining the Food Services team the week of the COVID-19 shutdown, Tarah took on the new challenges in stride and quickly acclimated to the new…

Meet the Menu Specialist

Meet the Menu Specialist

Karen Devito has been with the District for more than twelve years and brings with her a strong operations background. Her experience in the field as a Food Service Lead, and later as a Food Service Manager, serves her well in her current role as the Menu Specialist. Karen oversees the ordering and logistics involved…

Meet the Operations Data Analyst

Meet the Operations Data Analyst

Cuc Chim is the newest employee to join the team as the Operations Data Analyst. Cuc is no stranger to the District as a previous employee of Facilities, and a graduate of The Academy at Palumbo. In her new role as the Operations Data Analyst, Cuc is excited to bring a fresh set of eyes…