You can make a complaint about the food at public schools, including complaints about:

  • Cost
  • Free meal eligibility
  • Menus
  • Quality or quantity
  • School without a Nutrition Committee
  • Scheduled lunch or breakfast period
  • Summer Meal Program or location

The Department of Education (DOE) reviews and addresses anonymous complaints. If you do not provide information about yourself, DOE will not contact you to follow up.

By Email

By Phone

Call 311 or 212-NEW-YORK (212-639-9675) to report the problem.

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