Template of Menu Planning and Sample Menus

MENU PLANNING AND SAMPLE MENUS
Mealtime is often the highlight of the day for older and disabled adults. For some participants, the
food they eat at the CACFP adult day care program will be the tastiest and healthiest food they will
have all day.
Menu Planning and Sample Menus
National Food Service Management Institute
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Cultural/Ethnic and Regional Food Preferences
Food preferences are based
on:
Cultural background
Religious beliefs
Family traditions
The CACFP adult day care participant brings traditional
patterns of eating to the center. Food service employees
should understand and respect the diverse eating patterns of
all participants.
This chapter will review the following:
Cultural/ethnic and regional food preferences
Menu planning
Cycle menu development
Menu evaluation
Menus for special diets
Sample menus
The information provided in this chapter will address the
menu-planning needs of centers that produce their meals
in-house and those that purchase meals from an outside
vendor.
Food preferences are based on:
Cultural background
Religious beliefs
Family traditions
With thoughtful and sound meal planning, centers can:
Ensure that participants receive the nutrition they need to maintain or
improve their current health status
Show respect to participants by considering their cultural and ethnic food
preferences and special dietary needs
Ensure that the foods served meet the CACFP meal pattern requirements
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