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Queensland Association of School Tuckshops

Recipes

Create your own Tuckshop Recipes & Menus and submit them to us for a full Health Check Report.

Training

Check out our range of courses on food safety, convenor training and our pathway to profit course.

Resources Centre

Everything you need to help you run a profitable, safe and healthy food service for your school community.
 

Talking Tuckshops

Take a look at our latest newsletters for tuckshop tips, ideas, guidelines, advice and news.
 
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Our latest news

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17 May 2022
Good gut health is crucial to a well-functioning immune system, which can help your body fight off infectious diseases like COVID-19. What happens in your gut can also affect many...
13 April 2022
Whole grains are nutrient powerhouses that provide over 26 nutrients essential to support a child’s growth, brain function and immunity; but few Aussie kids eat enough. Many of the...
13 April 2022

Tuckshop-friendly recipes

Browse tuckshop-friendly recipes to help inspire you and revitalise your menu.

The 2021 Recipe of the Year, which is proudly supported by Health and Wellbeing Queensland, was awarded to Deanne O’Neill from Currajong State School.

A hearty meal, full of flavour and colour which is sure to win over the taste buds of all ages.
Recipe of the Year Winner 2021. Ideal for primary and secondary students. Fresh and a rainbow of colour!...
This delicious Asian Chicken Salad is a light and easy salad option, packed full of variety and flavour....

Resources

Staffing

Best practice documents to support your most valuable resource – your staff.

Operations

Implement clear, documented procedures and records in your tuckshop.

Volunteers

Information and tools to assist you in recruiting, training and retaining your volunteer base.

Marketing

Learn how to market to your diverse school communities and maximise your sales. 

Healthy School Events

Make school events healthy and fun and a leaning opportunity for children.  

Sustainable Tuckshops

See how to make healthy and environmentally friendly food choices.

Menu Planning

The menu controls the heart and soul of a tuckshop operation – the food.

Online Ordering Systems

Use online food production systems to make life a lot easier in the tuckshop.

Smart Choices

Understand the Queensland Government’s Smart Choices Strategy.

Finance

Determine your financial goals and learn how to effectively manage your tuckshop to achieve them.

COVID-19

News and resources for dealing with COVID-19 in school tuckshops.

Food Safety

Useful links, information and templates to ensure safe food is provided to students.

Contact

347 Old Cleveland Road
Coorparoo
QLD 4151

Phone: (07) 3324 1511

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