Cafeteria

Healthy choices

Our catering provider Daily offers a hot school lunch from either a set menu (Pre-G1) or self-served from a hot buffet station (G2-G12). The school hot lunch program follows strict Latvian government guidelines of low-salt, low-sugar, no fried or processed food meal plans, while offering a variety of items (including vegetarian and vegan options). The menu is changed often with focus on seasonal items and local produce. Secondary students also have the option of purchasing salads or sandwiches if they don’t want a daily hot lunch. Breakfast items, healthy snacks, juice and bottled water are also available for purchase during designated times only. Menus are located on the school website.

 

 

May 5-14, 2021 Menu

This is a unique school year for us all, and all aspects of the school, including the cafeteria, have had to adapt and come up with feasible solutions to get students and staff back onto campus in a safe environment while still complying with the Latvian government regulations. In an effort to keep the cafeteria open, ISL has made recommendations to our catering services, Daily, and has modified internal structures to ensure this safety. Some changes will include:

  • streamlining the school lunch menu to be more “grab-and-go” style to decrease contact time spent in line;
  • rearranging the school lunch times to decrease number of students in cafeteria;
  • spacing the cafeteria tables further apart and into grade level zones to distance students and offer more space;
  • providing outdoor seating (weather permitting) for staff.

FOOD ALLERGIES: For those students with food allergies or special diets, please fill out this form and schedule a consultation with the Cafeteria Manager. Also, please be aware that our baked items are made in ISL kitchen or come from Daily bakery off-campus, so baked items may contain trace amounts of or come into contact with wheat, eggs, milk, soy, peanuts or tree nuts.

ORDERING: To receive a hot school lunch, simply follow the payment plan below. Payments must be made before the start of each month so that the catering company can order the correct amount of food. If a student is absent from school, it is the responsibility of the parent to notify the Cafeteria Manager, Mr. Sandijs Volinskis (+371 28647892, svolinskis@isl.edu.lvby 08:00am to receive a refund. Also, large families with 4 or more children are eligible for school lunch discounts and can contact Mr. Sandijs for details.
PRICES:
Grade Prices per day, EUR Total estimated monthly payment, EUR
Morning snack Lunch Afternoon snack Jan 2021 Feb 2021 Mar 2021 Apr 2021 May 2021 Jun 2021
PreK3 – Kgt 3,90 € 58,50 54,60 89,70 62,40  70,20 0,00
Grade 1* 2,48 € 37,20 34,72 57,04 39,68 44,64 0,00
Grade 2 3,90 € 7,80 11,7/ 3 days 0,00
Grades 3 – 4 3,70 €   7,40 14,80/4 days 0,00
Grade 5 3,70 €   7,40 11,10/3 days 0,00
Grades 6 – 12     0,00 0,00
# of school lunches per month 15 14 23 16/2 18

* Prices and monthly payment adjusted to reflect 1.42 EUR/day subsidy by the Latvian government

 

PAYMENTS are to be made to:

To: SIA „Baltic Restaurants Latvia”
Bank: SEB banka
Reg. Nr.: 40003556833
SWIFT: UNLALV2X
IBAN: LV21UNLA0050017444662
Info: (include student’s name, Grade, and month you are paying for)

To CANCEL a pre-paid lunch, parents must notify the Cafeteria Manager by 08:00 to receive a refund. If parents fail to notify by 08:00, no refund will be made.

What is healthy food? Daily believes that healthy food is about variety and avoiding extremes. Daily menus are approved as healthy and recommendable by Latvian Diet Doctors Association since 2008. Daily cooperates with local farmers and uses more than 75% of local raw materials in its menu.

ISL and Daily also participate in Latvian school milk and fruit program providing children with milk and fruits every day.

Daily is operated by Baltic Restaurants, Latvian company established in 1993 and operating also in Estonia. More information about Daily.

Questions, suggestions or concerns, can be directed to either the Cafeteria Manager, to the school principals or here. Contacts: the Cafeteria Manager, Mr. Sandijs Volinskis, +371 28647892, svolinskis@isl.edu.lv).

 

Student Guidelines for Cafeteria use:

Elementary School

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