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

The updated nondiscrimination statement is:

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter 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;
(2) Fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3) Email:
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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