Updated March 2024

Calculate your quantities based off the hot lunch sign up sheet.

Meat:  Member’s Mark Seasoned Ground Beef Patties (1/4 lb. patties, 40 ct.) at Sam’s club

Prep: Grill burgers from frozen, place in roasters and foil pans to keep hot.

Buns: 16-ct. Sara Lee hamburger buns at Sam’s Club


– Heinz Tomato Ketchup (44 oz., 3 pk.)

– French’s 100% Natural Classic Yellow Mustard (30 oz., 2 pk.)

– 3 48oz jar pickles, Sam’s

– Heads of lettuce x 3-4

Chicken Strips

Updated March 2024

Servings for 115

Meat: 12 bags Tyson Crispy Chicken Breast Strips (3.5 lb.) (2 strips/serving)

 2 bags Tyson Crispy Chicken Nuggets (5 lb.) (2-3 nuggets/serving)

Prep: Cook chicken in warmers in the school kitchen on the baking sheets. Half at 11:00 and half at 11:30.


– 2 Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing (40 oz., 2 pk.)

– 2 Sweet Baby Ray’s Honey Barbecue Sauce (40 oz., 2 pk.)

– 2 Ketchup

-2 Buffalo Sauce

Choose a side and dessert. Good with salad.

Sides and Drinks

Updated March 2024


-Salad: 2 bags Sam’s salad mix or 3-4 large heads of romaine/leaf lettuce

Toppings: Bacon, Shredded carrots, Croutons, Tomato, Shredded cheese, Onion

2-40 oz. bottles Ranch dressing (or more if you are serving pizza)

-Carrots and Ranch: 1 (3lb) bags of baby carrots, 2 16 oz bottles of ranch

-Pickles: 3 (64 oz.) jars of Dill Spears

-Mixed Fresh fruit: 20 lbs

-Grapes: 15 lbs

-Watermelon: 3 medium, cut up in cubes

-Apples: 20 lbs cut up

-Applesauce: 4 (48oz) jars unsweetened applesauce

-Peaches: 2 large cans (106 oz) from Sam’s Club

-Chips: 5 (16oz) bags of chips

-Chip Dip: – 3 Daisy Brand Sour Cream (3 lb. tub)

– mix with 9 pouches of Lipton Onion Recipe Soup and Dip Mix (comes in 12 (2 oz) pouches)


– 1 Country Time Lemonade Mix (82.5 oz.)

Premix in 2 gallon plastic pitcher then pour into 5 gallon dispenser. You will use 6-7 gallons water mixed with ice and lemonade mix.

-12 – 2 liters of pop


-Brownies and Ice cream- 2 gallons of ice cream, 3 jellyroll pans of brownies (6 boxes)

-Ice cream/fruit bars- 5 boxes of 24; 10 boxes of 12

-Ice cream and chocolate sauce – 4 gallons of ice cream and 2 48 oz Hershey’s syrup

-Root Beer Floats- 3 gallons vanilla ice cream & 8 2 liters of root beer


Updated March 2024


Krazy Karl’s Pizza- 225 E 29th St Ste 100, Loveland, CO 80538; (970) 966-6969

Jen will call on Thursday to order and pay for pizza. They have us priced out with the PARTY PACK DEAL which comes to $7.99/pizza. They usually cut their pizza into 10 slices, remind them to do 8 slices. Name of our school for tax exempt, they have the number on file. Suggested Ratio: You will have to base your actual order off the order form quantities (23 pizzas or 184 slices) 9 pepperoni, 8 sausage, 6 cheese


Pick up at 11:10 on Friday morning.

When you get the pizza to school place the pizzas in the warming oven at 200* and on top of the warming oven to stay hot. Count out the amount you need to serve high school and make sure you don’t use it for the younger kids.

Your choice of sides, drink, and dessert. Goes good with salad, chips, fruit.

Sloppy Joes

Updated March 2024

Servings for 100


15 lbs. ground beef

5 large onions, chopped

12 cans tomato soup

1 ½  cups ketchup

3/4 cup mustard

1 cup brown sugar

3/4 cup lemon juice

3/4 cups Worcestershire sauce

1 ½ cups vinegar

2 tsp tabasco sauce


7 packages of 16-ct. Sara Lee hamburger buns at Sam’s Club


2 jars Mt. Olive Dill Pickle Chips, 64 oz. at Sam’s Club


Can divide the recipe above in half recipes for easier cooking.

Brown the ground beef with chopped onion. Drain. Add the rest of the ingredients and simmer for 20-30 mins, stirring often. Keep warm in roaster or crock pots.

Younger children might want only a half bun.

Savory Shredded Chicken

Updated March 2024

Meat:   35 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast

            -2 36 oz bottles of Italian dressing (Sam’s Club)

            -1 6 pack (12 pouches) dry onion soup mix (Sam’s Club)


5 chicken breasts

1 envelope onion soup mix

1/2 cup Italian dressing

1 tsp. garlic salt

1/4 cup water


Cook in crockpot for 6-8 hours. Shred and keep in the juices.



– 6 bags of 24 count yeast rolls at Sam’s Club.


-2 packs of Member’s Mark Smoked Provolone Cheese Slices (2 lb.) cut slices in half

-1 Mustard 30 oz

-2 BBQ sauce 40 oz

Your choice of a side, dessert, and drink.


Loaded Nachos

Updated March 2024

Roughly 120 servings

Meat: 25 pounds of ground beef with taco seasoning or 30 pounds of pork carnitas.

Topping Options:

– 3 cans on Nacho Cheese Sam’s Club

– 8 26 oz bags of ‘On the Boarder’ chips OR 3 boxes of tortilla chips (2 48 oz bags in each box) from Sam’s Club

– 4 47 oz jars of salsa

– 5 medium heads of lettuce, chopped

– 5 pounds sour cream

– 1-2 (64oz) jars jalapenos

– 6 (16 oz) cans of black beans

– 8 pounds Spanish cooked rice

– guacamole – 16 large avocados

Your choice of dessert, and drink.

Hot Ham & Cheese Buns

Updated March 2024

Quantities based off order form.

Buy from Sam’s Club:

7 bags of 24-ct. dinner yeast rolls, Sam’s Club.

9 pkgs of Member’s Mark Uncured Ham, sliced (24 good-sized slices in each)

2 pkgs Members Mark Sliced Sharp Cheddar Cheese (2 lbs.)


Cut rolls ¾ the way through. Pile 1.5 slices of ham and half slice of cheese on each roll. Wrap individually in foil, or place a bunch of rolls in foil pans and cover with foil to save a little prep time.


Bake in warmer at school. 350* for 20 mins or until hot. Cook ¾ of the servings at 11:10 and ¼ servings at 11:40 so buns don’t get soggy.

Add your choice of sides, dessert, and drink.

Hot Dogs, Chili Dogs

Updated March 2024

Quantities based off order form.

Hot Dogs:

7 packages of Ball Park® Classic Beef Hot Dogs, Original Length (24 ct.) at Sam’s Club


10 pkgs. 16-ct. Sara Lee hot dog buns at Sam’s Club


1 Picnic Pack (2 Ketchups, 1 Mustard, 1 Sweet Relish) at Sam’s Club

2 jars Mt. Olive Dill Pickle Chips, 64 oz. At Sam’s Club

4 white onions, chopped

10 cans Hormel Chili No Beans (15 oz.)

3 lbs. shredded cheddar cheese


Can grill hot dogs or bake them on cookie sheets in the oven at 400* for 15 minutes till hot and sizzling. Keep warm in roaster or crock pots.

Thoroughly heat chili in a crock pot.

Add your choice of a side, dessert, and drink.


Pulled Pork

Updated March 2024

Meat: 40 pounds of bone in pork butt (Boston butt, shoulder roast)

FOUR 10lb pork butts from Sam’s or SIX 7lb pork butts from King Soopers (check for sales)

Optional dry rub recipe for HALF of the roasts:

2 T. pepper

2 T. sea salt

1 T. garlic powder

1 T. onion powder

2 T. chili powder

2 T. brown sugar


Rub on seasonings. Cook uncovered in oven at 250* for 10 hours OR cook on low in crock pot for 10 hours. Shred and keep in juices. Can cook 2-3 roasts in a large foil pans in oven at the same time. Freezes well, can cook ahead.


– 9 bags of 24 count yeast rolls at Sam’s Club.

– OR 12 pkgs. 16-ct. Sara Lee hamburger buns at Sam’s Club


-3 BBQ sauce 40 oz

-1 Mustard 30 oz

-1 48oz jar sliced pickles, Sam’s (optional)

Your choice of a side, dessert, and drink.