Menu Certification for 6 Cents

The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (HHFKA) requires the additional 6 cents per lunch reimbursement be provided to school food authorities certified by ADE to be in compliance with the new meal pattern requirements.

How to Submit a Complete Certification Package:

Step by Step Guidance:

 Additional Resources and Forms: 

  • One Week Menu

There is not a required standardized template for the One-Week Menu. Here is some guidance for the One Week menu: One Week Menu Requirements

  • Lunch Menu Worksheet

To access all the Lunch Certification/Menu Worksheets, access the USDA Food and Nutrition Services Website at: www.fns.usda.gov/cnd/Governance/Legislation/certificationofcompliance.htm

  • Breakfast Menu Worksheet

To access all the Breakfast Certification/Menu Worksheets, access the USDA Food and Nutrition Services Website at: www.fns.usda.gov/cnd/Governance/Legislation/certificationofcompliance.htm