• Special Diets


    Richmond County Nutrition Services’ Registered Dietitians and Menu Coordinator work closely together with students and parents to accommodate and meet all the students’ special dietary needs.


    Special Diet Information


    Physician’s Statement for Children with Special Dietary Needs


    Each special request must be supported by a statement, which explains the food substitution that is requested. It must be signed by a recognized medical authority.


    The statement must include:

    • An identification of hte medical or other special dietary condition which restricts the child's diet;
    • The food or foods to be omitted from the child's diet; and
    • the food or choice of foods to be substituted.


    Our menu coordinator and registered dietitian will work closely with the parent to develop a personalized meal plan to meet the special needs of your student


    Special Diet Request Emails:

    Patricia Fisher, RD, LD       FishePa@BOE.Richmond.k12.ga.us
    Arielle Weekley, RD, LD     WeeklAr@BOE.Richmond.k12.ga.us


     To submit a special diet request, please fill out the following form:


    Special Diet Statement to Request Dietary Accommodations

    Following are our additional Special Dietary Needs documents:

    Accommodating Children with Special Dietary Needs in the School Nutrition Program (Download PDF)