Who We Are

The mission of WaveCrest Cafe (aka Child Nutrition Services) is to enhance and support the educational processes of the Vista Unified School District. In pursuit of this mission, WaveCrest Cafe is a partner in the district community which includes students, parents, teachers, staff, administrators and members of the larger Vista community. Based on this understanding WaveCrest Cafe is committed to:

  • Providing high quality food service to the students of Vista Unified. Serving as an effective partner in the education enterprise.
  • Generating a reputation as a positive force in the quality of student life.
  • Performing as an effective agent in the delivery of district hospitality.
  • Maintaining harmonious relationships within the district community. Developing and maintaining an effective learning environment.
  • Generating income which can augment the district resources.
  • Developing a system of market segmentation bases on the perceived needs and wishes of the district community.

Location Staff

Our employees have the potential to be the only people in a school to engage with every single student every single day. And we take that seriously. We care for the students that come to our cafe, and we know that a kind word, a smile, and a caring voice can make a huge impact in a student’s day. Here is a list of the managers of each location along with contact information, as well as a glimpse of some of what makes our teams tick.

Office Staff

Our central office staff works tirelessly to design menus, equip each school manager, and work with vendors to deliver the best possible product and experience to our schools every day. Please meet these wonderful people.

Karly Wasung

Director of Child Nutrition Services
[email protected]

Vanessa Luna

CNS Operations Manager
[email protected]



Gabi Tinsley

Nutrition Education & Training Supervisor
[email protected]

Dania Velarde

CNS Operations Supervisor
[email protected]

John Larner

CNS Accountant
[email protected]

Dania Velarde

CNS Central Kitchen Coordinator
[email protected]

Cecilia Pudjiarti

CNS Operations Assistant
[email protected]


Teresa Diaz

CNS Data Entry Clerk
[email protected]

Ileana Saldana

CNS Data Entry Clerk
[email protected]

Maria Mancour-Billah

CNS Inventory Technician
[email protected]


We’d love to provide our fresh, healthy and delicious food for your event. We can design a menu that fits your event, as well as offer some of our express lunch salads and/or sandwiches. Catering must be scheduled two weeks in advance.
Please contact Dania Velarde at 760-726-2170 ext. 92407 or [email protected].


Non-Discrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs). Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible Agency or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at How to File a Program Discrimination Complaint and at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) email: [email protected].

USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.

Para todos los demás programas de asistencia de nutrición del FNS, agencias estatales o locales y sus subreceptores, deben publicar la siguiente Declaración de No Discriminación:

De acuerdo con la ley federal de derechos civiles y las normas y políticas de derechos civiles del Departamento de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos (USDA), esta entidad está prohibida de discriminar por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo (incluyendo identidad de género y orientación sexual), discapacidad, edad, o represalia o retorsión por actividades previas de derechos civiles.

La información sobre el programa puede estar disponible en otros idiomas que no sean el inglés. Las personas con discapacidades que requieren medios alternos de comunicación para obtener la información del programa (por ejemplo, Braille, letra grande, cinta de audio, lenguaje de señas americano (ASL), etc.) deben comunicarse con la agencia local o estatal responsable de administrar el programa o con el Centro TARGET del USDA al (202) 720-2600 (voz y TTY) o comuníquese con el USDA a través del Servicio Federal de Retransmisión al (800) 877-8339.

Para presentar una queja por discriminación en el programa, el reclamante debe llenar un formulario AD-3027, formulario de queja por discriminación en el programa del USDA, el cual puede obtenerse en línea en: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/ad-3027s.pdf, de cualquier oficina de USDA, llamando al (866) 632-9992, o escribiendo una carta dirigida a USDA. La carta debe contener el nombre del demandante, la dirección, el número de teléfono y una descripción escrita de la acción discriminatoria alegada con suficiente detalle para informar al Subsecretario de Derechos Civiles (ASCR) sobre la naturaleza y fecha de una presunta violación de derechos civiles. El formulario AD-3027 completado o la carta debe presentarse a USDA por:

(1) correo:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or

(2) fax: (833) 256-1665 o (202) 690-7442; o

(3) correo electrónico: [email protected]

Esta institución es un proveedor que brinda igualdad de oportunidades.