We're committed to...

  • Putting students first - customer service is a priority
  • High Expectations - quality staff and food
  • Collaboration - we are part of the school and community team
  • Integrity - food safety and honesty in all transactions
  • Stewardship - we are mindful of our resources
  • Adaptability - we are support staff
  • Respect - we operate by the Golden Rule

Feeding the Future

Girls Eating LunchThe Southeast Polk Food Service and Nutrition Department serves approximately 6,000 nutritious meals per day at a reasonable price to students and faculty members and guests. The Department’s team efforts help sustain students during the school day, helping to enhance learning and growth.

Food served at Southeast Polk school cafeterias is prepared and served by well-trained staff who meet all local, state and federal regulations to meet USDA nutritional requirements and ensure food safety.

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School Meal Prices


Federal Nondiscrimination Statement

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 http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html 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 program.intake@usda.gov.  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.

Iowa Nondiscrimination Statement

“It is the policy of this CNP provider not to discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or religion in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code section 216.6, 216.7, and 216.9.  If you have questions or grievances related to compliance with this policy by this CNP Provider, please contact the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, Grimes State Office building, 400 E. 14th St. Des Moines, IA 50319-1004; phone number 515-281-4121, 800-457-4416; website: https://icrc.iowa.gov/.”

Contact the Department

Staff Contacts

Staff Contacts
Staff Title Phone
Cheryl Thomas Administrative Assistant 515-967-5509
Susan Pifer Secretary 515-957-3420
Mary Bond Cook 515-967-3771
Janet Chelsvig Brommel Cook 515-967-2109
Kellie Edwards Cook 515-967-4198
Rebecca Brehm Cook 515-262-3197
Rebecca Hoeppner Cook 515-265-1972
Joni Severino Cook 515-967-4274
Sandra Jones Cook 515-966-2068
Connie Crawford Cook 515-967-7512
Geraldine Donovan Cook 515-967-5533
Melinda Doerhoff Cook 515-967-5509
Dawn Hallem Cook 515-967-6631