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Welcome to HBUHSD Food & Nutrition Services. We are made up of a team of food and nutrition professionals dedicated to students' health, well-being, and their ability to learn. We support learning by promoting healthy habits and lifelong nutrition and fitness practices.

Meals, foods, and beverages sold or served at our schools meet state and federal nutrition standards based on the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Dietary Guidelines. Students have access to a variety of affordable and appealing foods meeting nutrition standards.

HBUHSD Contact Information

  • John Chiu
    Administrator, Food & Nutrition Services
    (714) 894-1698 

    • Katherine Becker - Billing Questions
      Accounts Payable Clerk
      (714) 903-7000 ext. 46451

    • Melissa Erman
      Nutrition Operations Supervisor
      (714) 903-7000 ext. 46457

    • Nick Johnson
      (714) 903-7000 ext. 46454

    • Ted Lourenco - Online Meal Payment & Balance Questions
      Accounting Technician
      (714) 903-7000 ext. 50311
Chartwells K12 Contact Information
    • Mike Savin
      Compass Assistant Director/Executive Chef
      (714) 894-1698

Healthy Changes in Our School Cafeterias

Here is the latest information on the healthy changes our school cafeterias are undergoing.


Meal Applications Information

All students will be offered FREE breakfast and lunch for the 2022-2023 school year.   

Meal applications for the 2023-2024 school year will not be released until July 2023. The 2023-2024 meal application is valid until June 30, 2024 only. Do not use the 2022-23 application form for the 2023-2024 school year.

Each school year a new application is required. (click here for more info)


Non-Discrimination Statement 

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.


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


To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at:, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted 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; or
  2. Fax:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  3. Email:
    [email protected]


This institution is an equal opportunity provider.


Paper Copies:
3-language copies are also available at all school sites and the Food and Nutrition Office.  Once complete, please return to any of the HBUHSD school sites.

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