Chartwells' goal every day is to make sure that students leave the cafeteria happier and healthier than when they came in.

Happy cafeterias

  • Inviting cafeterias where students feel welcome

  • Innovative programs encourage discovery and fun

  • Multiple points of service decrease wait times

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Empowered associates

  • Training and career advancement opportunities

  • Expert on-site management teams backed by extensive regional resources

  • Resources for creating fun and successful programs

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Financial well-being

  • Operational expertise at the local, regional and national level

  • Guaranteed financial performance

  • Cost savings through the buying power of Foodbuy, the largest purchasing organization in North America


Chartwells Newsletters

Designed to keep families informed on what's going on in the world of student nutrition within PCSSD.


Southwest Breakfast Burrito

Chili Lime Corn on the Cob

Apple, Beet & Carrot Salad

Chicken Teriyaki Sushi Rolls

October is Farm to School Month which celebrates food education, school gardens and lunch trays filled with healthy, local ingredients.

These new recipes could be great additions to your upcoming holiday meals. Check out the videos and have fun cooking!

The Great American Road Trip: taste of the West coast with a watermelon, feta and avocado salad.

The Great American Road Trip: taste of the East coast with a Carolina Bird Dog.

Making Honey Roasted Vegetables

Making Apple Cranberry Crisp

Making Corn & Pineapple Salsa

How to Make Mexican Style Black Beans

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Connecting nutrition education and cooking demonstrations with our promotional calendar through dynamic monthly themes.

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Mood Boost Café aims to help educate students on how the foods they affects how they feel, ultimately impacting their physical and mental well-being.

Every week (for 6 weeks) students will be served food samples with ingredients that impact a specific mood.


Giving students a voice in deciding what makes the menu through fun tasting and voting events.