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Personal Touch Food Service

Telephone: 716-883-1998



Balanced nutrition, healthy choices, fresh foods, value


About Us...

For more than thirty years, Personal Touch Food Service has established itself as one of the leading providers of high quality food service. It has done so almost entirely upon its reputation for doing business in a highly regarded manner.

First incorporated in August of 1985, contracting with three small private schools, Personal Touch grew by attaining several USDA Public School accounts as well as private schools, resident dining facilities, college campus feeding, and corporate food service. Personal Touch is proud to boast a 98% retention rate of its customers. Personal Touch Food Service first account remains a valued client today.

Currently, Personal Touch has the privilege of contracting with 47 institutions and/or businesses, encompassing over 90 locations in seven counties. Its independent ownership and experienced management depth have enabled it to be one of the leading providers of high quality food service contracts.

* During the 2020-21 school year, we request that lunches be pre-ordered using this form. *

Monthly Menu (including pricing and nutritional information)


We encourage you to use the on-line pre-payment system; MYSCHOOLBUCKS.COM. This service makes it very easy to manage payments for your student’s meals and eliminates the need for handing out cash every day. You are able to prepay as much or as little as you prefer to make lunch purchases simple and payments may be used for breakfast, lunch, and/or ala carte items. The cost of a complete lunch is $4.35 daily. A la carte items range from .50 to $3.50. 


Served daily from 7-7:45 a.m. Chef’s Feature hot breakfast available daily. Bagels, Toast, Pastries, Fresh Fruit, Cereal, Yogurt, Juice and Beverages available every day.


Freshly prepared soups, Chef’s Feature Hot Entrée offered daily. Fresh salads, deli sandwiches/subs/wraps, Pizza Fresh Vegetables, Fruits, Potato/Pasta/Rice Available every day. Please note: Microwaves and toasters are available for student use in the dining hall.

Allergies and Special Needs

If your child needs alternate food products due to a disability or allergy, please contact the Chef/Manager at your school for assistance. Special diet requirements may require certification from a medical doctor. Information provided should contain the following:

  1. Specific food allergy (wheat, eggs, etc.)
  2. Recommendation/prescription for alternate foods needed to meet the student's special dietary needs.

If you have questions regarding the need for meal modifications or any other concerns, contact our on-site Chef/Manager for further information.

Our Promise...

We bring more to the table

Good food at a great price makes people happy. Being listened to is what really makes everyone satisfied.

Highest quality food, nutritionally balanced meals, and expertly managed facilities are just the beginning. If you need something, we supply it. If you want change, we make it. If you have a problem, we fix it.

Personal Touch delivers the commitment that others only promise because we're family owned and operated. Staying close to our customers defines our entire operation by enabling us to effectively respond to their needs quickly. Every one of our site managers is empowered to do whatever it takes to satisfy your needs.

The "Personal Touch"

What makes us unique is our hands-on approach to everything we do. Our family run company invites a "can do" attitude for customers that is found in our entire staff. On-site management is supported by a full administrative team that provides incredible response time, Important when things need to get done and decisions need to be made.

Quality and Value

We are proud of the local manufacturers, brokers and distributors we partner with. They understand our business and provide us with the highest quality products and the most economical price. Our "made to order" approach to partnerships enhances the value we pass along to our customers

Nutrition and Wellness

Personal Touch is committed to nutrition and wellness by providing a balanced approach to our food service operations. Management and staff are trained in purchasing and preparation techniques to complement our Wellness plan and customers benefit from educational lessons.

Menu Planning

Personal Touch Food Service provides healthy, delicious and fresh prepared school meals. Menus are designed to provide nutritious, healthy meals at a value price, while offering menu items students can enjoy. In order to ensure nutritional wholesomeness, our Registered Dietician analyzes menus ensuring standards are met and our students receive a balanced meal.

USDA updated the meal patterns and nutrition standards to align with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. These recommended guidelines suggest:

  • Offer fruits daily for breakfast and lunch
  • Offer vegetables daily at lunch including specific vegetable subgroups weekly (dark green, orange, legumes, and other) and a limited quantity of starchy vegetables throughout the week
  • Offer whole grain products
  • Offer fluid milk that is
    • Fat-free (unflavored and flavored)
    • Low-fat (unflavored only)
  • Offer meals that meet calorie ranges for each age/grade group
  • Reduce the sodium content of meals
  • Require students to select a fruit or a vegetable as part of the school meal

These recommendations are designed to enhance the diet and health of school children and help mitigate the childhood obesity trend.