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Child Care Success Summit 2018

Last month, the Minute Menu team attended the annual Childcare Success Summit, “the world’s largest conference devoted to the ‘business side’ of early learning.” This year the conference was located in downtown Dallas, TX, and many of our team members had the exciting opportunity of attending and exhibiting. With over 650 people in attendance, we were able to provide centers with knowledge of how participating in the Child and Adult [...]

2018-11-05T17:00:03+00:00November 5th, 2018|Child Care community, Company News, Minute Menu CX|0 Comments

CCFP Roundtable Conference – Minute Menu Systems

The Minute Menu Systems team will be heading to Anaheim, California in just a few days for the 27th Annual CCFP Roundtable Conference. We are excited about the opportunity to provide training workshops and meet with many of our customers face to face. If you are attending the Roundtable Conference, make sure to stop by the Minute Menu booth and meet the team! Below are the Roundtable workshops we will [...]

2018-10-12T16:22:38+00:00October 12th, 2018|CACFP|0 Comments

Common Questions About Sponsoring Centers

What is the hardest part of sponsoring unaffiliated centers? Staffing. It can be difficult to find that right people who can handle the pressure.  The person must be determined not to let the responsibility and learning curve get them down.  They must be tactful and gracious at the same time. The numbers. It is no harder that being a sponsor of family child care homes…just more of it.  Be sure [...]

2018-10-10T16:11:44+00:00October 10th, 2018|CACFP, Child Care community, Minute Menu CX|0 Comments

Minute Menu CX: Instructions for States Where New Meal Pattern Fiscal Action Exempts September 2018 Claims

There are only a few things that you need to do to accommodate extending the fiscal action to claims processed beyond October 1st: Whole Grains Check Preference Setting After you install the Minute Menu CX update, go to Sponsor Policies and set preference M.13 to either “warn if violated” or “ignore if violated.”  This will prevent the processor from disallowing if a whole grain is not indicated for the day [...]

2018-10-02T20:21:59+00:00September 27th, 2018|CACFP|0 Comments

Instructions for States Where New Meal Pattern Fiscal Action Exempts September 2018 Claims

There are only a few things that you need to do to accommodate extending the fiscal action transition period to claims processed beyond October 1st: Whole Grains Check Preference Setting After you install the Minute Menu HX 3.0 update (which will be available Sunday, September 30th), go to “Sponsor Preferences” and set preference Q.012 to either “warn” or “ignore.”  This will prevent the processor from disallowing if a whole grain [...]

2018-10-02T20:22:32+00:00September 26th, 2018|CACFP|1 Comment

Healthy CACFP Fall Recipes

Fall time is all about warm plates, creamy soups, and beautiful, seasonal vegetables. These delicious and healthy Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) recipes are sure to have you ready to cozy up next to the fire with a good book or movie. Pile your plate with these simple CACFP recipes, and let us know some of your favorite fall recipes for children in the comment section below! All [...]

2018-09-25T19:48:18+00:00September 25th, 2018|Child Care community|0 Comments

Why Minute Menu has the Best CACFP Software

Minute Menu provides a comprehensive software suite specifically for food program agencies participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). Our CACFP software will improve the quality of your food program. If you are ready to simply your business processes, reduce your overwhelming amount of paperwork, and obtain a seamless way to keep accurate records, read on. Process CACFP Claims Processing claims has never been easier. No more [...]

2018-10-02T20:22:51+00:00September 21st, 2018|CACFP, Child Care community|0 Comments

The CACFP Matters!

The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) is responsible for more than you may think! It provides jobs and opportunities and, of course, promotes healthy eating. The CACFP has so many benefits for children, child care providers, families, the list goes on and on. "Through CACFP, more than 4.2 million children and 130,000 adults receive nutritious meals and snacks each day as part of the day care they [...]

2018-09-14T19:32:32+00:00September 13th, 2018|CACFP|0 Comments

How to Add Whole Grain-Rich Foods Into Your CACFP Menu

Whole grains are loaded with healthy benefits! Not only do they decrease several chronic diseases, they provide many nutrients if eaten as part of a healthy diet. “Whole grain-rich foods are an important part of your menu in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). Foods that are whole grain-rich are filled with vitamins, minerals, fiber, and other nutrients that help kids and adults stay healthy” says the United [...]

2018-09-12T13:29:07+00:00August 30th, 2018|CACFP|0 Comments

Celebrating 25 Years in Business

2018 is a big year for Minute Menu Systems – it’s our 25th anniversary! This year has been a reflection on how far our company has come, the family it has created, and the relationships we have built with our customers over the past 25 years. Our company was founded by Tom and Linda Clark in the early 1990s. They saw an opportunity to help sponsors and providers in the [...]

2018-09-10T18:44:32+00:00June 12th, 2018|Company News|0 Comments