Food and Nutrition

Kids Eat Free

We are a dedicated group of food service professionals, working together to prepare and serve delicious and nutritious meals and snacks to improve the health and wellness of the children in our community.

How we support Topeka Public Schools

  • We serve meals in15 grade schools, 6 middle schools, 3 high schools, 4 alternative education buildings, 5 private schools and 2 preschool buildings.
  • Kitchens that prepare food for delivery to other locations are called base kitchens. They are Highland Park High School, French and Topeka High School.
  • There are over 157 staff members in the Child Nutrition Services Department.
  • We served 825,000 breakfast meals and 1,700,000 student lunches last year.
  • We purchased over 2 million cartons of milk and over 700,000 cartons of juice during one school year.
  • Seven grade schools participate in the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program.
  • We had 18 Summer Food Sites in 2018 and served 6,555 breakfasts meals, 18,167 lunches and 4,154 snacks.
  • We support the “Student’s First” philosophy.

Nicole Jahnke

General Director of Child Nutritional Services
624 SW 24th St.
Topeka, KS 66611
(785) 295-3037

Chris Wagner

Child Nutritional Services Specialist
624 SW 24th St.
Topeka, KS 66611
(785) 295-3076

Leigh Ann Wilbur

Child Nutritional Services Specialist
624 SW 24th St.
Topeka, KS 66611
(785) 295-3097

Kelly Mosher

Executive Secretary
624 SW 24th St.
Topeka, KS 66611
(785) 295-3063

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