Food Group

Department Contacts
Contact Position Phone
Susan Livingston Director of Dining Services 269.323.5154
Alisa Simpson Administrative Assistant 269.323.5155
Ken Bailey Executive Chef 269.323.5173
  FAX 269.323.5189


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Welcome to Portage Public Schools Food Group website. We believe that our food service program offers many healthy breakfast and lunch alternatives for our student customers. All of our café’s offer numerous homemade daily choices and have food bars full of fresh vegetables, composed salads and fruits for our customers.

Your child’s nutrition is a priority. We encourage our student customers to select a healthy balanced meal and make responsible food choices so that they can actively participate in classroom learning.

2015 - 2016 School Year Full Meal Prices

$1.35 – Elementary Breakfast
$2.20 – Elementary Lunch
$1.50 – Secondary Breakfast
$2.50 / 2.85 – Secondary Lunch

One milk is included with each breakfast & lunch. Additional milk may be purchased for $ .50

The Food Group office is located at 8107 Mustang Drive, Portage, MI 49002

If you have questions or concerns, please feel free to contact:

Susan Livingston at
Director of Dining Services
Chartwells School Dining Services
269.323.5155 or via email at

Non-discrimination Statement: This explains what to do if you believe you have been treated unfairly.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.) If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer

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