• Florence 1 Schools is excited to welcome Chartwells K-12 as our provider for new and innovative meal options to our students and staff.

    Chartwells, Serving Up Happy and Healthy

Culinary Culture

  • Great food begins with the best ingredients, and our culinary teams are passionate about using the freshest locally sourced ingredients that are nutritious and minimally processed.

    We listen to students and use their input to develop innovative and exciting recipes and menus that connect with current food trends.

    Chartwells K12 chefs have a deep knowledge, understanding and passion for food, and they feel fortunate to be feeding kids and changing the landscape of school nutrition. We are in the business of creating memories that will last a lifetime. We continue to be the leaders in culinary innovation because we are always creating, testing and tasting new recipes and concepts in our kitchens.

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.Non-Discrimination Statement

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

Department Location

  • The Culinary Services Department is located in the District Office Annex Building, 319 S. Dargan Street.