WaveCrest Cooking Cart Brings Flavor To Your Classroom


On the Friday before Halloween, students in Kim Arvidson’s 3rd-grade class at Empresa Elementary School were dressed in their favorite costumes (as was Mrs. Arvidson), looking at a table full of ingredients and a tall...

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How WaveCrest Cafe is Managing the Supply Chain


One of the more significant stories of the past several months has been about the global supply chain. Or simply: how do the things we use every day get from where they are made (or...

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Take Our Fall 2021 Menu Survey


Please take a few minutes and participate in our Fall 2021 Survey. This anonymous form lets you provide feedback, ideas, and suggestions for how we’re doing in serving our Vista Unified Community.    Click here...

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Winter Menu Launches Monday, November 8th


Our brand new Winter 2021-22 menu is posted on our website. As always, we’ll be serving a variety of classic favorites and new entrees that we hope will become popular and long-running offerings.   Annual...

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WaveCrest Heroes: Rosie Farner


School cafeteria staff are in a unique position where they can encounter almost every student, every day. That leads to unique opportunities to have meaningful and impactful encounters with students and staff outside of a...

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School meals are free in 2021-22!


That’s right - all school meals for the 2021-22 school year are offered to students at no cost. That includes breakfast, lunch, and supper if your child’s school offers a supper option. We are grateful...

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Final Bulk Meal Distribution is August 11; School Starts 8/18


[caption id="attachment_5519" align="alignleft" width="300"] Thanks for sharing your summer with us![/caption] The final day of our bulk meal distribution is Wednesday, August 11th. On that date, we will be distributing meal kits with seven days...

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We’re Hiring! Come join our team


[caption id="attachment_5513" align="alignleft" width="300"] Come join our team![/caption] We've got a number of job openings for you to join our fantastic WaveCrest Cafe team. NEW POSTING: Nutrition Education & Training Supervisor     SCHOOL SITE...

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Are you ready for Farm 2 Summer?


June 21 - 25 is National Farm 2 Summer Week, celebrating Farm 2 School programs with fun and healthy activities and tips for families to have a healthy & delicious summer. We'll be posting to...

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Free Summer Meals: June 23 – August 11


The WaveCrest Cafe Summer Meals Program kicks off Wednesday, June 23rd at six (6) locations. Meal kits similar to those served for the Virtual Meal Service during the school year will be distributed. Meal kits...

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Virtual Meal Service Changes: June 16th


Our Virtual Meal Service will have a few changes for June 16th only to accommodate schedule changes at a few school sites. You can download a flyer with all changes here: June 16 Meal Service...

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10 Heroic Things About Our Team


Our WaveCrest Cafe team has been heroic in so many ways during the past 15 months. And to celebrate School Lunch Hero Day, we thought we'd list 10 ways that our team has done amazing...

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May 7th is School Lunch Hero Day


Celebrate our WaveCrest Cafe school lunch heroes on Friday, May 7th. School Lunch Hero Day is held the first Friday in May of each year and marks a day to recognize our school nutrition professionals'...

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Introducing: Julie Cockrum, Nutrition Education & Training Supervisor


We’d like to introduce you to our new Nutrition Education & Training Supervisor, Julie Cockrum. Joining the team in the fall, Julie dove headfirst into the job, bringing her experience and insight to bear.  ...

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NEW! Spring 2021 Menu Available


Our Spring 2021 menu is now available. As usual, we’re delivering a mix of proven favorites with new items bound to find fans across our district. We are proud to be able to keep finding...

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Spring Break Menus & Schedules


We've got great things lined up for Spring Break! We'll be continuing our Virtual Meal Service at all locations except Madison Middle School - we're pausing that site just for the week. But you can...

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March is National Nutrition Month!


Versión en español a continuación March is National Nutrition Month®, and the theme for 2021 is Personalize Your Plate. Each week we'll highlight a different theme for the month to help you be better equipped...

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Virtual Meals Service Moves to 1 Day per Week


Starting January 27, 2021, we will be providing 7-days’ worth of meals every Wednesday. Packs are available to all children 18 and under. Parents picking up meals for children will be asked their child’s name(s),...

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January 2021 Holiday Meal Service Changes


There will be no meal service on Mondays January 18 & 25, 2021 Instead, we will serve 7 days of meals on January 13 & 20 (meals cover 1/14-1/20 and 1/21-1/27) Regular service will resume...

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