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Dining Services at AFS

Abington Friends School dining services are managed by CulinArt Inc., which strives to provide simple, healthy and kid-friendly food. For questions about Dining Services, please contact afsdining@abingtonfriends.net.


Dining Services FAQs

WHAT ARE THE MEAL PLAN OPTIONS FOR STUDENTS AT AFS?

Parents, staff and students will use the My Payments Plus app (on Google Play and iTunes App Store) or www.MyPaymentsPlus.com to add dining services funds to their accounts. Learn how to create an account.

For the 2021-2022 school year, we are launching a new lunch program and the cafe will be reopened with distancing measures in place. In addition to fresh hot meal options, we be launching a Focused Meal Plan with packaged grab and go options for Middle and Lower Schools. A la Carte purchasing at the register will also be offered. Options in sealed packaging with ingredient and nutritional info labels will include:

  • Packaged Hot Entrees
  • Packaged Pizza Slice
  • Entrée Salads & Pasta
  • Grain Bowls
  • Toasted Panini’s
  • Sandwiches and Wraps

Lower School offers a three-piece lunch with a long-standing selection of successful lunch items for younger children. These lunches will be delivered to classrooms.

For Lower School students, lunch ordering is pay as you go, one week at a time.  Once you’ve set up your child’s account and ordered lunch, you will receive alerts every Friday reminding you to order for the following week. You will have until 11 p.m. on Sunday evening to place your child’s lunch order.

  • Log in to your account in MyPaymentsPlus
  • Lower School parents should click “Events & Activities” at the top of the page
  • Click “Weekly Meal Selections”
  • Select which days you want to order lunch on.  Add the days to your cart.
  • Then you will select from the entrée options.
  • When you have completed adding the meals you want for the week to your cart, click your cart at the top of the screen and complete payment.

  • Lower School meals are paid daily for $4.99 at www.MyPaymentsPlus.com or via the MPP app.
  • Middle School and Upper School can purchase the half year meal plan for $549 or a whole year meal plan for $999
    • Students get one swipe a day at the café for a four-piece lunch of their choosing, which include an entrée, side, drink and a snack.
    • The half year meal plan will run September 9 through January 21. Then, a new plan can be purchased prior to January 21 to continue until the last day of school.
    • Middle School and Upper School will also have the option to buy a la carte from the café for their daily needs. They can do so by loading funds on the MyPaymentsPlus.com account.

For questions about Dining Services, please contact afsdining@abingtonfriends.net.

CulinArt works with food suppliers, local farmers and community-based organizations to increase the availability of locally sourced food. View the CulinArt Sustainability Scorecard here.

WHERE CAN STUDENTS PURCHASE MEALS?

Parents, staff and students will use the My Payments Plus app (on Google Play and iTunes App Store) or www.MyPaymentsPlus.com to add dining services funds to their accounts. Learn how to create an account.

Middle School and Upper School also has the option to buy a la carte from the café for their daily needs. They can do so by loading funds on their MyPaymentsPlus.com account.

For Lower School students, lunch ordering is pay as you go, one week at a time.  Once you’ve set up your child’s account and ordered lunch, you will receive alerts every Friday reminding you to order for the following week. You will have until 11 p.m. on Sunday evening to place your child’s lunch order.

  • Log in to your account in MyPaymentsPlus
  • Lower School parents should click “Events & Activities” at the top of the page
  • Click “Weekly Meal Selections”
  • Select which days you want to order lunch on.  Add the days to your cart.
  • Then you will select from the entrée options.
  • When you have completed adding the meals you want for the week to your cart, click your cart at the top of the screen and complete payment.

For questions about Dining Services, please contact afsdining@abingtonfriends.net.

WHERE CAN I FIND THE LUNCH MENU?

Download the My Payments Plus app from the Google Play or iTunes App Store. The menu is displayed in the app. Learn how to create an account.

For questions about Dining Services, please contact afsdining@abingtonfriends.net.

 

CAN MY CHILD JUST BUY DESERT OR A DRINK?

Middle School and Upper School has the option to buy a la carte from the café for their daily needs. They can do so by loading funds on their MyPaymentsPlus.com account. Learn how to create an account.

For questions about Dining Services, please contact afsdining@abingtonfriends.net.

 

HOW DO I SIGN MY STUDENT UP FOR A MEAL PLAN?

Parents, staff and students will use the My Payments Plus app (on Google Play and iTunes App Store) or www.MyPaymentsPlus.com to add dining services funds to their accounts. Learn how to create an account.

  • Students in the 3-and 4-year old Early Childhood program and Kindergarten are expected to bring a lunch and snack.
  • Lower School meals are purchased daily for $4.99 at www.MyPaymentsPlus.com or via the MPP app.
  • Middle School and Upper School can purchase the half year meal plan for $549 or a whole year meal plan for $999
    • Students get one swipe a day at the café for a four-piece lunch of their choosing, which include an entrée, side, drink and a snack.
    • The half year meal plan will run September 9 through January 21. Then, a new plan can be purchased prior to January 21 to continue until the last day of school.
    • Middle School and Upper School will also have the option to buy a la carte from the café for their daily needs. They can do so by loading funds on the MyPaymentsPlus.com account.

For questions about Dining Services, please contact afsdining@abingtonfriends.net.