Chapter 4: Nutrition and Food Service
4.5 Meal Service, Seating, and Supervision
22.214.171.124: Participation of Older Children and Staff in Mealtime Activities
Both older children and staff should be actively involved in serving food and other mealtime activities, such as setting and cleaning the table. Staff should supervise and assist children with appropriate handwashing procedures before and after meals and sanitizing of eating surfaces and utensils to prevent cross contamination.