• Florence 1 Schools is proud to partner with Chartwells K-12 to provide new and innovative meal options to our students and staff.

    Chartwells, Serving Up Happy and Healthy

  • Discovery Kitchen at Briggs

    Posted by Elaine Gambrell on 3/31/2023

    Chef Corey visited Briggs Elementary today for another plant-based Discovery Kitchen with a yummy roasted carrot fry recipe for the students to try. This recipe can be done with either carrots or parsnips. Don't just take our word for it though, give this recipe a try at home: 

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  • Battterrr Uuuppp!

    Posted by Elaine Gambrell on 3/31/2023

    Battterrr Uuuppp! North Vista celebrated Baseball’s Opening Day in a big way with a ballpark themed lunch prepared by Chartwells and served by Florence Flamingo baseball team mascot.

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Department Location

  • The Culinary Services Department is located in the District Office Annex Building, 500 S. Dargan Street.

    Angela Price: 843-954-3514  Ext: 43514
    James McDaniel: 843-954-3429
    Tarey Rogers: 843-954-4082 Ext: 1120
    General Office Number: 843-396-6288 Ext: 43429

Culinary Culture

  • Great food begins with the best ingredients, and our culinary teams are passionate about using the freshest locally sourced ingredients that are nutritious and minimally processed.

    We listen to students and use their input to develop innovative and exciting recipes and menus that connect with current food trends.

    Chartwells K12 chefs have a deep knowledge, understanding and passion for food, and they feel fortunate to be feeding kids and changing the landscape of school nutrition. We are in the business of creating memories that will last a lifetime. We continue to be the leaders in culinary innovation because we are always creating, testing and tasting new recipes and concepts in our kitchens.

  • Nondiscrimination Statement (NDS)

    In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.  Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program
    information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s
    TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

    To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD- 3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/ad-3027.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

    1. mail:

    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or

    2. fax:

    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or

    3. email:


    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.