The End of Year Canteen Check List

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The end of term 4 is a time to reflect on the year that was and prepare for the year ahead. The Food Smart Schools Team asked Jocelyn Ashcroft from Tuckshop and Canteen Management Consultants for her thoughts on what canteens could be doing to get ahead before school comes back in 2013.

End of Year Canteen Check List:

  1. Organise pest control for the canteen
  2. Menu 2013 – developed, costed, approved, distributed. Considered a Food Smart Schools Menu review for external assessment
  3. Place back to school orders
  4. Complete end of year cleaning
  5. Minimise stock levels
  6. Complete stocktake
  7. Gather books for auditor
  8. Update volunteer recruitment flyers
  9. Develop volunteer roster 2013
  10. Check bluecards register
  11. Update paperwork and templates
  12. Have a good clear out
  13. Distribute volunteer thank you cards or certificates of appreciation
  14. Develop an events plan 2013
  15. Write end of year P&C/P&F report
  16. Update equipment register log
  17. Secure building
  18. Celebrate your successes


Many thanks to Jocelyn Ashcroft for contributing to this article. For more information on Tuckshop and Canteen Management consultants, contact Jocelyn on:

P: 0417639802