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USDA Recipe Standardization Process

Resource Topic Category:Recipes

Child Nutrition Program:
  • CACFP – Child and Adult Care Food Programs
  • NSLP – National School Lunch Program
  • SBP – School Breakfast Program
  • SFSP – Summer Food Service Program

Team Nutrition Training Grant: 2021


Pennsylvania Department of Education




The USDA Recipe Standardization Process module on School Nutrition Toolbox is designed to help School Nutrition Programs, Child and Adult Care Food Program, and Summer Food Service Program operators to develop standardized recipes.

Learning Objectives
Participants will:
1. Define “standardized recipe.”
2. Identify benefits of using standardized recipes.
3. Recognize the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Recipe Standardization Process and describe when it should be used.

Contact Info:

Audrey Hess
(717) 787-4351