Nutritional Analysis Software
TDA Support for MENU Nutritional Analysis Software Ends August 31, 2023
MENU Module is a web-based menu planning and nutritional analysis software TDA has made available to school foodservice authorities in Texas at no cost. TDA will no longer support MENU Module after August 31, 2023.

MENU Module
MENU Module Offboarding and Procurement Tips
This resource provides tips for next steps to off-board and how to procure another menu analysis software.


BENEFITS OF Nutritional Analysis Software

Create or update menu cycles and easily evaluate
them for nutrition, quality and pricing
  • Analyze menus for NSLP/SBP meal pattern
    compliance instantly
Increase efficiency and decrease food costs by creating food orders and production guides based on planned meal counts
      • Input plan and record production to improve forecasting and track leftovers
  • Build standardized recipes to help with portion control and consistency
  • Generate recipe costing reports to stay within budget
  • Publish menus to School Café, where parents and students can interact with their menus and provide valuable feedback
  • Analyze menus for NSLP/SBP meal pattern compliance instantly
MENU Module Features
  • Create food orders by generating ingredient lists with order quantities based on planned counts
  • Analyze pre and post production costing reports to keep track of food costs
Save time and effort with Team Work – A free, web-based professional standards training tracking tool available through MENU Module.
  • Log employee training using preloaded USDA training topics
  • Provide automated reporting and calculations to reduce the likelihood of human error
  • Keep recipes, menus, food production records and professional standard reports organized and in one place
          • Track employee progress towards Professional Standards requirements
          • Generate the following reports:
            - Employee training records and certificates
            - Expiring certifications
            - Progress reports
            - Employee Lists


Barbie Dickinson, the CND of Hondo ISD uses MENU Module to increase staff communication and share menus! Honda ISD Lugina Criswell, the CND of Goodrich ISD, uses MENU Module to save money by reducing labor and paper costs! Goodrich ISD

Assistance available in English and Spanish. Please call 877-TEX-MEAL (877-839-6325) for help. Additional translations services available as well.

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