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Nutrition Services Department


St. Francis Learning Center
4111 Ambassador Blvd. NW
St. Francis, MN 55070


Office Phone: 763-753-7060
Fax: 763-753-7709

Wendy Klobe
Program Supervisor

Deb Halde
Office Professional

Amanda Olson
Kitchen Specialist

Site Contacts

St. Francis High School
Cathy Phillips
Kitchen Manager
Joy Ehrenberg

St. Francis Middle School
Dawn Richard
Kitchen Manager
Kelli Toikka

Cedar Creek Elementary School
Brittany Smith
Kitchen Manager
Marge Wannamaker

East Bethel Elementary School
Kristina Soyring
Kitchen Manager
Laura Sullivan

St. Francis Elementary School
Marilyn Reinhardt
Kitchen Manager
Branna Allard

St. Francis Learning Center
Christine Rowe


Welcome to the Nutrition Services Department. St. Francis Area Schools provide students with access to a variety of foods that meet the health and nutritional needs of our students. We serve foods that meet state and federal requirements, which are based on the USDA Dietary Guidelines.

School meals feed the future!
Nutrition Standards for School Meals

Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act meal patterns are followed, featuring complex carbohydrates such as whole grain bread products, fruits & vegetables, lean protein and low fat dairy. Saturated fat content is reduced to less than ten percent, no trans fat and lower sodium products are sought out.

  • Smart Snacks, or ala carte extras, are for sale in cafeterias
Nutrition Education

Nutrition Services supports the Wellness Committee initiatives by providing healthy school meals and snacks to the students of St. Francis Area Schools.

Educational Benefits (Free/Reduced Price Meals)

Click here to begin online application

  • For applications in Spanish, Somali or Hmong click here.
  • Students may qualify for free or reduced-price school meals. To apply, click on the button above and complete the Application for Educational Benefits online application. A new application must be submitted each school year. At public schools, the application also helps the school qualify for education funds and discounts.
  • To share your eligibility status with other programs fill out the Waiver of Confidentiality Form.
Other Resources
  • Low cost Internet offer for families that qualify for free meals from Internet Essentials/Comcast (some restrictions apply)
  • For information on the Angel Fund Meal Account, click here.
  • For information on how to report a civil rights complaint, click here.
card with the words lunch card

Students, please remember to bring your bar code scanner cards. If you cannot locate your card, new cards will be available for the elementary and middle school from the cashier and at the snack room window at the high school. If you know your PIN but forgot your card, you can tell the cashier your number.  You will need money in your lunch account to purchase à la carte extras.  

Menus are available for you to view on the SFAS Nutrislice website or the Nutrislice mobile app found in the Apple App Store or Google Play.

Please Note: Food shortages are nationwide, and our district is also experiencing unavailable items or last-minute replacements. Menus are subject to change and may change with little notice. We appreciate your understanding.