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.

Jamie Phillips

Director of Child Nutrition Services
[email protected]

Karolyn Wasung

CNS Operations Manager

[email protected]


Nutrition Ed. & Train Supervisor

Vanessa Luna

CNS Operations Supervisor
[email protected]

Sherri Tarrant

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, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

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 Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may 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 complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, 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].

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.


En Español

De conformidad con la Ley Federal de Derechos Civiles y los reglamentos y políticas de derechos civiles del Departamento de Agricultura de los EE. UU. (USDA, por sus siglas en inglés), se prohíbe que el USDA, sus agencias, oficinas, empleados e instituciones que participan o administran programas del USDA discriminen sobre la base de raza, color, nacionalidad, sexo, discapacidad, edad, o en represalia o venganza por actividades previas de derechos civiles en algún programa o actividad realizados o financiados por el USDA.

Las personas con discapacidades que necesiten medios alternativos para la comunicación de la información del programa (por ejemplo, sistema Braille, letras grandes, cintas de audio, lenguaje de señas americano, etc.), deben ponerse en contacto con la agencia (estatal o local) en la que solicitaron los beneficios. Las personas sordas, con dificultades de audición o discapacidades del habla pueden comunicarse con el USDA por medio del Federal Relay Service [Servicio Federal de Retransmisión] al (800) 877-8339. Además, la información del programa se puede proporcionar en otros idiomas.

Para presentar una denuncia de discriminación, complete el Formulario de Denuncia de Discriminación del Programa del USDA, (AD-3027) que está disponible en línea en: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html y en cualquier oficina del USDA, o bien escriba una carta dirigida al USDA e incluya en la carta toda la información solicitada en el formulario. Para solicitar una copia del formulario de denuncia, llame al (866) 632-9992. Haga llegar su formulario lleno o carta al 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;

(2)       fax: (202) 690-7442; o

(3)       correo electrónico: [email protected].

Esta institución es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.