Kings Canyon Unified School District

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Food Service Department
1502 I Street     
Reedley CA 93654
Office hours: 7:00 am to 4:00 pm
The KCUSD Food Service Department participates in the National School Lunch (NSLP) and School Breakfast programs and provides nutritious meals - breakfast, lunch, and afterschool snacks, to all school sites. All meals meet the USDA regulations and requirements and are offered to all students at NO CHARGE.
Office Staff
Shaun L. Rodriguez - Director of Food Service, Purchasing and Warehouse
Food Service:
  • Manages and oversees the day-to-day operation for 12 site kitchens, 2 snack bars, and 7 satellite serving sites
  • Manages 65+ professional staff 
Cristal Cardenas - Nutritionist
* Develop and/or revise menus and recipes
* Produce monthly production worksheets for all sites
* Monitor and oversee special diet/meal accommodations
Emma Gomez - Accounting Assistant/Purchasing Technician
  • Processes all kitchen orders for food and supplies
  • Purchases food for all site kitchens/meals
  • Processes department Accounts Payable
  • Creates department Purchase Orders
Alison Haynes - Accounting Technician
  • Process and submits the National School Lunch and School Breakfast monthly claim for Federal and State reimbursement for meals; breakfast, lunch, and afterschool snacks
  • Processes and submits monthly Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Claim for reimbursement.
  • Processes/balances bank statements and cash receipts
Moises Hernandez - Maintenance and Crafts
  • Repair and maintain all site kitchen equipment and appliances.
  • Preventive maintenance on all site kitchen equipment and appliances.
  • Install all new equipment and appliances
Theresa Salcido - Secretary
  • Handles incoming calls, guests, and questions
  • Coordinates department and Director's calendar
  • Assists in many other areas as requested
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.
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