Food Service

  •  Welcome to Rock Hill Schools Food Service Department 

    Feeding Hearts and Minds One Day at a Time
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    The mission of the Rock Hill Schools Food Service Department is to provide high quality, nutritionally sound food service programs that support student learning, health, and development. In cooperation with our food service management company, Southwestern Foodservice Excellence all schools serve a nutritious breakfast and lunch every day.  All meals served meet nutritional standards established by federal (U.S. Department of Agriculture) and state (South Carolina Department of Education) regulations.

    • Free and Reduced Meal Application
      ALL student meals will be free to students through the 2020-2021 school year.
      For application questions or status on an application contact Gary Black 803 981-1003 or Email 

    • Monthly Newsletter
    • Virtual Student Lunches 
      Pick up meals for virtual academy students can be picked up at the following locations; Belleview ES, Castle Heights MS, Dutchman Creek MS, Finley Road ES, Northwestern HS, Oakdale ES, and Rosewood ES between the times of 11:30 and 1:00. Students receiving meals must be enrolled virtual academy students with the Rock Hill School District. Students are able to receive a lunch for that day and a breakfast for the following day. No preorder is necessary. Meals are provided free of charge.

      Almuerzos virtuales para estudiantes en español
      Las comidas para recoger a los estudiantes de la academia virtual se pueden recoger en los siguientes lugares; Belleview ES, Castle Heights MS, Dutchman Creek MS, Finley Road ES, Northwestern HS, Oakdale ES y Rosewood ES entre las 11:30 y la 1:00. Los estudiantes que reciben comidas deben estar inscritos en la academia virtual del Distrito Escolar de Rock Hill. Los estudiantes pueden recibir un almuerzo para ese día y un desayuno para el día siguiente. No es necesario reservar. Las comidas se proporcionan de forma gratuita.

    • Pick-Up Meals

    • School Menus

    • Wellness Annual Progress Report Survey


    Non-Discrimination Statement

    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.


Contact Us

  • Gary Black

    Gary Black
    Food Service Contract Administrator
    Phone: 803-981-1003


    Tilena Taylor

    Tilena Taylor
    Accountability Specialist/ Bookkeeper
    Phone: 803-981-1019


    Brian Stradling

    Brian Stradling
    SFE General Manager
    Phone: 803-985-3157


    Karsyn Tall

    Karsyn Tall
    Registered Dietician, SFE
    Phone: 803-981-1066


    Food Service Department
    1234 Flint Street Ext
    Rock Hill, SC 29730