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Food Services

Can you imagine how much less hectic family life would feel if you didn't have to pack so many lunches? 

When you choose to dine with us, you can give your student a healthy and exciting meal while at school AND you can save the time from packing a meal each day. Whether you dine with us every day or have never tried our food before, we're here to come alongside you to save you time and to nourish your student during the school day.

If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to us at the contact information below. We want you to feel comfortable sending your student to school without food from home, and trust us that we'll ensure they receive both a filling meal and a smile from our friendly team of dedicated people.

Looking forward to hearing from you!

Will Van Patter
General Manager
Aramark @ DASD

Free & Reduced Price Meals

Downingtown Area School District has made it faster and easier for parents to apply for free and reduced meals.

This free service enables families to receive program benefits faster than using a paper application. Your application is electronically submitted directly to the child nutrition office for  processing.  Please use the link below to access the online application.  The application can be completed in English, Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese and Arabic by selecting the language preference from the dropdown in the upper right corner of the application home page.


If you need technology-related assistance completing this application please reach out to your school guidance office or Jessica Lehr.

22-23 Letter to Households English

22-23 Letter to Households Spanish

Summer Food Program Information

Resources that serve free meals to children during the summer: 

  • Call 1.866.3Hungry or 1.877.8Hambre
  • Text “MEALPA” to 877877 during the summer months.
  • Use the site locator for smartphones -
  • Visit the website 'Summer Food Rocks' website (note, this replaces the website).

Summer Food Rocks

Contact Us
Contact Us
610-269-4400 x11755

General Manager
Will Van Patter
610-269-4400 x11751

Elementary Manager
R. Zach MacLaughlin
610-269-4400 x11753

Secondary Manager
Travis Seidel
610-269-4400 x11753

Office & Hiring Manager
Debbie Key
610-269-4400 x11756

Food Service Administrative Assistant & Catering Orders
Jessica Lehr
610-269-4400 x11755

Summer Lunch
Trestle Place Staff
Lunch Order Form

Catering Program

Welcome To Our Catering Program!

We've found that many people spend too much of their own time and energy coordinating their meal arrangements for their events. Our highly-trained Aramark team will coordinate, deliver, and setup excellent food for you so you can finally get a chance to relax during your event!

Don't Forget: When you support our catering program in DASD, it directly supports the students' breakfast and lunch program too!

View our catering menu Place an email order (send to

Join Our Team!

Looking For A Job With Great Hours? Here at Aramark in DASD, we save families from losing time together to pack a lunch. Come join us on this mission!

We are almost always hiring! Positions start at $14.50 per hour, and we have GREAT hours available during school days. All of our applications are processed online. For questions about our workplace, job duties, and open positions, our Office Manager would be more than happy to assist you. 

JOB Application