Mobile Meals Toolkit: Meal Service Logistics & Best Practices


This resource is broken into four parts:

  • Part One shares best practices and key considerations for meal preparation. This includes guidance on choosing to prepare meals internally versus sourcing them externally from a vendor, as well as guidance on serving hot versus cold meals.
  • Part Two shares best practices for service delivery, including vehicle and routing options, community outreach, and managing demand.
  • Part Three covers program staffing and related best practices.
  • Part Four addresses community considerations, including outreach, additional programming, and managing demand.
This resource is designed to support summer meals program sponsors in the development and implementation of a successful mobile meals delivery and service solution in their communities.