Submit a tip/idea

03/02/2020 Canteen Corner

Do you have any tips, tricks or ideas that have helped you run a healthy canteen that meets the NSW Healthy School Canteen Strategy? We’d love to hear about them! These could include clever ways to minimise waste, increase profit, make use of limited kitchen space, streamline the ordering process, maximise the use of kitchen equipment and more!

Please note the following:

  • To be eligible to submit your tips or ideas, your school canteen must be verified by the Menu Check Service as meeting the NSW Healthy School Canteen Strategy.
  • You can submit multiple entries however, you will need to fill out a separate form for each entry.
  • Entries don’t need to be complex; basic tips/ideas will be accepted.
  • Not all entries will be included in the book. Healthy Kids Association will select the most suitable tips/ideas.
  • Submissions close on 30/09/2020.

If you are having any difficulties with the form, please email us at or call us on (02) 9876 1300.


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  • e.g. how many students in the school, the cultural make-up of the students, how many days the canteen opens, how many staff members in the canteen, how many volunteers on a weekly basis etc.
  • Tips/Idea

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