Lunch Menu

Chapin collaborates with its food service provider, LifeWorks, to provide a foundation of safe, nutritious, and quality food choices for students in Classes K-12. Our commitment to health, wellness, and sustainability has a direct impact on our lunch and snack offerings. By implementing an environmental sustainability platform, we are focused on increasing the procurement of local, seasonal, and responsibly raised, grown and sourced products. Chapin is committed to enriching and nourishing the minds, bodies, and spirit of our school community. Click here to learn more.

Please note: Whole wheat pasta and gluten-free pasta will be available when pasta is served. Changes to the menu may have to be made because of market conditions and delivery.


Gluten free and vegan entree selections, fresh market vegetable, two homemade soups, sandwich station with assorted cold cuts, salad bar and yogurt. Beverage options: whole milk, oat milk, skim milk, soy milk, 100% Lactaid, natural flavored water and 100% pure juices.

Dessert: Assorted fruit three times a week, homemade baked desert once a week
Ice cream is available on Wednesday for Lower School and Classes 4 and 5; Tuesday and Thursday for Classes 6-12.

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Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Sun, Jan 28
Mon, Jan 29
Penne Pasta w/ Choice of Homemade Marina or Mushroom & Sweet Potato Sauce

Bowl & Broths du Jour
Parmesan Cheese
Market Vegetables
Vegan/Vegetarian Gluten-Free Options
Special Salad: Shredded Kale & Brussel Sprouts w/ Cranberries & Sunflower Seeds
Apple Crisp

Tue, Jan 30
Chef Leo's Savory Roast Turkey w/ Lime Butter Thyme Sauce

Bowl & Broths du Jour
Smashed Yukon Gold Potatoes
Market Vegetables
Featured Salad: Gazpacho Salad w/ Tomato Vinaigrette
Vegan/Vegetarian Gluten-Free Options
Coffee Cake w/ Oatmeal Crumbs

Wed, Jan 31
Homemade Beef Chili or Vegetable Chili

Bowl & Broths du Jour
Assorted Topping Bar
Cilantro Rice
Winter Roasted Vegetables
Vegan/Vegetarian Gluten-Free Options
Featured Salad: Watercress & Grapefruit Salad w/ Thai Dressing

Thu, Feb 1
Chicken Tikka or Tofu Tikka

Saag Paneer
Mango Chutney
Basmati Rice
Featured Salad: Kachumber-Indian Dinner Salad
Rice Pudding

Fri, Feb 2
National Tater Tot Day - All Beef Hamburger or Veggie Burger

Tater Tots
Special Salads: Tuna w/ Veggies/No Mayo

Sat, Feb 3
Sun, Feb 4
Mon, Feb 5
Pasta w/ Choice of Homemade Marinara or Wild Mushroom Cream Sauce/ Parmesan Cheese

Homemade Minestrone Soup
Featured Salad: From the Healthy Hedonist - Salad of Chopped Romaine w/ Creamy Avocado Dressing

Tue, Feb 6
Celebration of Black History Month

Homemade Vegetable Gumbo
Chicken Noodle
Pulled Chicken Sandwich w/ or w/o Coleslaw & Pickles
Sliced Vegan Sausages in a Bun
Hoppin' John
Collard Greens
Beans & Rice
Potato Salad
Special Salad: Chopped Salad w/ Buttermilk Dressing
Sweet Potato Pie
Tasting Table: Banana Pudding

Wed, Feb 7
Fettuccine Alfredo Day: Fettuccine w/ Sliced Breast of Chicken in a Homemade Alfredo Sauce

Fettuccine Alfredo Day: Fettuccine w/ Sliced Breast of Chicken in a Homemade Alfredo Sauce
Escarole & White Bean Soup
Special Salad: Garden Greens in a Homemade Honey Mustard Vinaigrette

Thu, Feb 8
Salmon Medallions w/Lime Mustard Teriyaki

Lentil Soup
Vegan: Tofu Medallions w/Lime Mustard Teriyaki
Jasmine Sticky Rice
Merriman's Hawaii-Spicy Greens w/Grilled Pineapple

Fri, Feb 9
National Pizza Day - Assorted Toppings

Chicken Vegetable Soup
Pizza: Gluten-Free Available - w/Cheese & Tomato
Vegan Pizza: Vegan Cheese w/ Tomato
Salad Toppings
Salad Pizza
Featured Salad: Chickpea Greek Salad
Homemade Lemon Dressing

Sat, Feb 10
Sun, Feb 11
Mon, Feb 12
Myra Kornfield's Smokin-Vegetable Chili

Homemade Chicken Soup
Chili and Rice
Cilantro Rice
Roasted Winter Vegetables
Featured Salad: Watercress & Grapefruit Salad w/ Thai Dressing

Tue, Feb 13
National Cheddar Cheese Day - Three Cheese Macaroni & Cheese

Homemade Tomato Dill
Vegetable French Ragout
Roasted Tofu
Featured Salad: Chicken Caesar

Wed, Feb 14
Valentine's Day Special Menu: Chicken Parmesan or Eggplant Parmesan

Garden Vegetable Soup
Shell Pasta
Special Salad: Shredded Brussel Sprouts/Kale & Cranberries
Strawberry Cream Cake
Strawberries & Cream

Thu, Feb 15
Baked Potato Day: Idaho or Sweet Potato

Turkey Barley Soup
Beef Chili
Vegetarian Chili
Assorted Toppings Bar

Fri, Feb 16
Sat, Feb 17
Sun, Feb 18
Wed, Feb 21
Pasta w/ Homemade Tomato or Sweet Sausage Sauce

Chicken & Chickpea Soup
Parmesan Cheese
Vegetable Burger w/ Pasta
Pasta w/ Sausage or Tomato Sauce
Sauteed Broccoli Rabe
Featured Salad: Shredded Romaine w Fresh Dill & Scallions

Thu, Feb 22
Subscribe to Alerts National Chili Day - Homemade Beef or Vegetable Chili

Chicken Noodle Soup
Homemade Vegetable Chili
Cilantro Rice
Assorted Toppings Bar
Featured Salad: Roasted Corn Salad

Fri, Feb 23
Subscribe to Alerts Special Day: Celebration of the Lunar New Year - Year of the Dragon

Hot Sour Soup
Vegetarian Longevity noodles
General Toa's Chicken
Pork Fried Rice
Vegetable Dumplings
Scallion Pancakes
Green Tea Ice Cream
Dessert K-Cl.5:Vanilla Ice Cream

Sat, Feb 24
Sun, Feb 25
Mon, Feb 26
Subscribe to Alerts Pasta Day

Choice of sauces: Homemade Spinach & Mushroom Cream Sauce or Homemade Marinara
Parmesan Cheese
Featured Salad: Vegan Cesar Salad

Wed, Feb 28
Subscribe to Alerts Meat Ball Hero

Couscous w/ Fresh Herbs
Bowl & Broth du Jour
Special Salad: Spinach Salad

Thu, Feb 29
Subscribe to Alerts Ladia's Spicy Sheet Pan Pork Loin w/Broccoli

LS Cl.4-5: Oven Roasted Chicken Legs
Smashed Potatoes
Featured Salad: Gazpacho Salad w/ Tomato Vinaigrette
Yellow cake w/Pink Frosting

Sat, Mar 2

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