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International Food Program

In partnership with the DCPS Global Education team and the local diplomatic community, the DCPS Office of Food and Nutrition Services celebrates the tastes and flavors of global cuisine by holding four annual 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. Previous International Food Day celebrations include:

  • 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.

See the DCPS Events Calendar for upcoming international food events.