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International Food Program

In partnership with the DCPS Global Education team and the local diplomatic community, DCPS Food and Nutrition Services celebrates the tastes and flavors of global cuisine by holding International Food Days at all DCPS school sites. Each International Food Day exposes DCPS students to new foods alongside the cultures and customs of the countries featured. Check out the International Food Days 2020 recipe book! Previous International Food Day celebrations include:

  • India Food Day - November, 2020
  • Trinidad and Tobago - November, 2020 
  • Denmark Food Day - November, 2019
  • Japanese Food Day - March, 2018
  • Cameroonian Food Day - May, 2018
  • French Food Day - November, 2018
  • Paraguayan Food Day - February, 2018
  • Belgian Food Day - October, 2017
  • South African Food Day - June, 2017
  • Slovenian Food Day - May, 2017
  • Bolivian Food Day - January, 2017
  • Bahraini Food Day - November, 2016
  • Uruguayan Food Day - May, 2016
  • Australian Food Day - March, 2016
  • Turkish Food Day - March, 2016
  • Curacaoan Food Day - October, 2015
  • Ethiopian Food Day - June, 2015
  • Francophonie Food Day - March, 2015
  • Ukrainian Food Day - January, 2015
  • Singapore Food Day - March, 2013
  • Fijian Food Day - November, 2013
  • Indonesian Food Day - January, 2012
  • Panamanian Food Day - May, 2012
  • Korean Food Day - December, 2012
  • Nordic Food Day  - October, 2011

On each International Food Day, DCPS serves traditional dishes of the featured country in the cafeteria. Cultural events and educational activities will be made available to schools who would like to provide additional activities for students.