A registered dietitian will review your child care centre’s menus free of charge. Please submit a completed menu template and cover sheet (PDF, 1 page, 22 KB) to ensure that your menu meets the Child Care and Early Years Act and County of Wellington Operating Criteria or Raising the Bar Nutrition Standard (Dufferin County).
The menu template instructions (PDF, 6 pages, 269 KB) will help you to plan your child care centre menu. Menus will only be reviewed in January, February, September and October. If menus are received outside of these times, they will be held until the next review time or you can contact a private practice consulting dietitian may review menus for a fee at any time. To find a private practice dietitian visit the Dietitians of Canada website.
During review times, you can expect a response to your submission, provided the menu template and cover sheet are properly completed, within two weeks. If you require review of your menu outside of these times.
To submit your child care centre’s menus for review, please email your completed menu template and cover sheet to:
Karen Wismer MSc, RD
Public Health Nutritionist
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health
160 Chancellors Way
Guelph, ON N1G 0E1
519-822-2715 ext. 4274