School Meals Service

Guidance, support and how to get in touch with the Essex School Meals Service.

We provide healthy, nutritional, and balanced menus. We also provide training and food safety compliance for maintained and academy schools.

Subscription service

These services are supplied by our expert team of advisors through an annual service subscription.

Sign up

If you decide to sign up for our services, we will work with you to:

  • encourage pupils to eat balanced, healthy meals and enjoy food
  • develop a food safety culture and create a whole school food ethos
  • review menus so they meet the school food standards

This will allow you to:

  • give pupils a good start in life and reach their potential
  • support staff with development and training needs
  • develop a robust food culture

In return, you will receive:

  • our catering procedures manual for the safe operation of your kitchen
  • all the documentation required for due diligence
  • support from a dedicated school meals advisor

Secure area information

All our School Meals Service information is available in our secure area.

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More information and introductory visit

For more information or to arrange an introductory visit, complete our online Essex School Meals Service Enquiry Form.

If you have any questions or need help and support with school meals, email