Manage your ingredients, recipes and menus all in one place
Set your recipes free!
Add your recipes quickly and easily to SchoolGrid, or adapt recipes from our bank of 1000 provided recipes. We spend a day with you on site to assist, but it is really easy to use.
At the click of a button, all of the recipe and allergy data can be shared with kitchen staff and parents.
Plan cost effective, Popular Menus
Use star ratings to gauge dish popularity, ensuring that menus hit the mark with pupils and parents, increasing uptake and reducing plate waste.
Use supplier data to get realtime indications of menu cost, to keep your service financially performant.
Link your recipe ingredients to supplier products!
We have a full database of supplier products, so you just have to click to indicate which ones you use in your recipes. Then we pull in all of the nutrition and allergy data for you, making this information available instantly to kitchens and parents.
The system then reacts to supplier changes automatically.
Allergies & Pupil Safety
We are really good at this stuff!
We started rolling out our allergy protection system before any similar systems existed in schools. We’ve been developing it for ten years now, and it is second to none.
Our system will not only inform parents, block incompatible orders, react to supplier changes and cancel dangerous orders retrospectively, it will also alert serving staff of all unsafe sides & desserts during service.
We Support Public Sector Catering
As part of our mission to support excellent public sector school catering, all local authorities, MATs and arms-length caterers can use our MenuGrid system completely free of charge.
We still provide excellent support – in person and on the phone. Give it a try!
FREE for Public Sector Catering.
A no-brainer for menu planners
Parents want direct access to information, and kitchens need tools in order to reduce waste.
“The allergen system is a big selling point for us. As a school we are very cautious that a lot of children have different needs and a lot of allergies. Parents uploading these direct to the system has been good for the school.”
Tonnianne Hewitte, Trust Finance Officer, Quest Trust
Add KitchenGrid and make it fly!
MenuGrid and KitchenGrid working together means amazing kitchen efficiency. Add ParentGrid and let parents access the recipe info they need.
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East Lothian Council use the nutrition module for their menu planning. We can quickly create new recipes using ingredient information pulled direct from suppliers. This allows us to very quickly check nutritional and allergen information for each recipe as well as a full menu cycle.
The SchoolGrid team are a friendly customer focussed business who know school catering from the bottom up. This allows them to quickly understand operational issues so they can advise and help troubleshoot.
Area Officer Nutrition, East Lothian Council
Best in class...
Our staff have been working in school kitchens and school offices for the last 20 years. We understand the environment and create helpful tools which enhance the school day.
Our system looks great, is a pleasure to use, and is backed up by a genuine and friendly customer care team. Our customer focussed approach has helped us pick up a number of awards. This includes the 2022 LACA Award for “Supplier of the Year” in recognition of the ongoing support we provide to our clients and contribution to the industry.
“They have vast amounts of experience in the industry.