School Nutrition

Steve Berck
Steve Berck, School Nutrition Director
34 School Street
Watkinsville, GA 30677
706-769-5130 ext. 2203


"Where GREAT food and fun come together"
Our Mission is to be the best local school nutrition program possible enabling us to deliver quality meals that contribute to the nutritional well-being of students in Oconee County and their performance at school, work and play.
Our Vision is to a be a partner that contributes to the development and building of a healthy lifestyle, understanding that good, nutritious food prepared in the most flavorful manner and served in an appealing format is an essential component of the learning environment our students attend each day. We seek daily to find those foods that promote healthy eating for a lifetime.
Our Motto is “Where GREAT food and fun come together.”
Our Services from Nutrition Services in Oconee County Schools include  
  • meals prepared adhering to the newest USDA guidelines for school nutrition (see USDA school nutrition guidelines at

  • both breakfast and lunch served each day at all 10 school locations

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter 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;

  2. fax: (202) 690-7442; or

  3. email:
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.


Oconee County Schools will be a nationally-recognized leader in academic achievement by ensuring all students receive a rigorous, balanced education that will enable them to compete in and contribute to a global society.