Food and Nutrition Services

Middletown Public Schools proudly operates its own Food and Nutrition Services department, instead of contracting with an outside food service company. This internal structure allows for us to be responsive to the needs of our students and families.

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Free School Meals for All MPS Students during the 2023-24 school year. Scroll down to learn more.

Food And Nutrition Board of Education Approved Policies:

New Menu Program-Click below


Update on School Nutrition Standards

Breakfast & Lunch Menus


Our breakfast, lunch and after school menus for the 2023-2024 School Year for all grade levels can be found by clicking here or the button below.

Free Breakfast & Free Lunch

Middletown Public Schools is proud to provide all its students (K-12) with FREE breakfast and FREE lunch during the 2023-2024 school year.

We are happy to provide free meals for all students through participation in the Community Eligibility Provisions (CEP) of the National School Lunch Program for school year 2023-2024. We look forward to serving nutritious and delicious meals to all of our students throughout the upcoming school year. Learn more about the CEP here.

Free School Meals for All MPS

Request to Serve Outside Food

Request to Serve Outside Food: If you are a staff member or parent looking to serve food to students from outside the School's Cafeteria please complete the form here. Check out our information on Creating a Healthy School Environment under our Food and Nutrition Information section below which includes resources on Non-Food Celebrations, Fundraisers and Healthy Celebrations. Our School Wellness Policy 6142-101 details all information as it relates to food celebrations and Healthy Foods in Schools.

Healthy Food In Schools Quick Resource Guide

Middletown Public Schools' Partnership with FoodCorps

Middletown Public Schools is proud of our partnership with FoodCorps. Learn more about our partnership in all of our Middletown Schools below:

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Food & Nutrition Information & Documents

Cafeteria Lead Contact Information By School

Questions concerning your child(ren)'s cafeteria experience? Please contact your school's Cafeteria Lead for assistance. If additional assistance is needed, please contact the Office of Food, Nutrition and Wellness Services below

School Name

Cafeteria Lead


Middletown High School

Jennifer Sanford

Beman Middle School

Jennifer Krapf

Bielefield Elementary

Christine Chasser

Farm Hill Elementary

Dawn Frame

Lawrence Elementary

Natasha Buttram

Macdonough Elementary

Kerstin Puorro

Moody Elementary

Ellen Quadarella

Snow Elementary

Emanuela Pizzuto

Spencer Elementary

Elizabeth Canzoni

Wesley Elementary

Sally Warzecha

Office of Food, Nutrition and Wellness Services

Central Office - Annex B
372 Hunting Hill Avenue
Middletown, CT 06457
Call: 860-704-4519

Middletown Public Schools
Office of Food, Nutrition and Wellness Services
Office Email:

Randall Mel
Food and Nutrition Manager & District Wellness Coordinator

Erin Thazhampallath
Food and Nutrition Services Accounts Clerk III