Four Fun Facts About California Food


It's no secret that we love to serve fresh, locally-sourced food to students. We're especially lucky that California has such an amazing abundance of healthy and great tasting things to eat! Here are a few...

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WaveCrest In The News: Donors Pay Off Student Lunch Balances


COMMUNITY DONORS PAY OFF VISTA STUDENTS’ LUNCH BALANCES   Vista, CA | February 7, 2018 -- Two individuals in the Vista Unified community have recently donated close to $600 to help clear outstanding meal accounts...

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Locally Sourced: Colors Gourmet Pizza


Martial Bricnet makes a lot of dough for the Vista Unified School District -- enough to make 300+ pizzas a day for the district’s cafe brand, WaveCrest Cafe. “I figure about 1800 kids a day...

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Survey Participation Winners Announced!


Congratulations to VIDA Middle School and Alamosa Park Elementary! These two schools are the winners of our fall 2017 survey participation contest, having the highest percentage of responses as measured by school enrollment.  On the...

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Central Kitchen Tour Recap


The process, place and people involved in feeding over 20,000 meals to Vista Unified students every day may well be one of the district’s best-kept secrets. That’s not by design, however, and so in an...

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Menu Changes: December 11, 2017


Menu Changes: WaveCrest Cafe will have some menu changes Monday, Dec. 11th due to the school closures on Friday.  We will be back to our regularly scheduled menus on Tuesday, Dec. 12th.  Thank you for...

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Welcome Sage Mountain Farm!


When Phil Nobel moved from City Heights to a farm in Hemet back in 2004, he never expected he’d actually become a farmer professionally. “I worked for the property damage department of an insurance company,”...

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Green Thumbs Abound At Vista Unified School Gardens


School gardens are a growing trend across the country, and San Diego County is a leader in that effort. Vista Unified alone has 14 gardens across its schools, and two of those recently celebrated robust...

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SDSU Women’s Basketball Team Visits VUSD Schools


On October 11th and October 17th, members of the San Diego State University Women's Basketball team made visits to VIDA and Olive Elementary, respectively. Aztec players spoke with students about the importance of good nutritional...

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#CA Thursdays At Hannalei! 10-12-17


Thursday, October 12, 2017: Today we got to visit Hannalei Elementary to celebrate #CaliforniaThursdays, and we had a blast! First off we visited three classrooms, and have to send our biggest thanks to Mr. Gorgueiro,...

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