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Stop feeling like the food police and wasting administrative funds on labor costs! KidKare by Minute Menu software reduces or eliminates the need for staff to check and re-check required records. Give your staff back hours of their day to help train and support food program participants and grow your program. Together we can help more children receive healthy meals in child care.

Food program staff spend hours verifying required paperwork, identifying mistakes and communicating those mistakes back to busy child care providers. KidKare by Minute Menu software gives sponsors back hours of staff time that can be used to offer nutrition planning, skill building or recruiting more participants to your program. Let us help

Features

Reduce Cost

Reduce labor costs by automating claim calculations, enrollment and eligibility, monitoring, reporting and more.

eForms

Invite parents and track their progress completing initial or annual enrollment and eligibility documents in real-time from any device. Captures parent's digital signature and certifies eligibility with a staff signature.

Meals & Attendance

Record meals and attendance from any device. Includes menu planning and production record, purchasing reports and delivery receipts.

Milk audit and receipts

Compares required milk servings by type with amounts purchased by type, determines any shortages and removes any non-compliant meals.

Mobile Monitoring

Plan, conduct and record required monitoring visits with custom review questions. Disallow non-compliant meals and alert providers to encourage less mistakes.

Access anytime, expertise always

Access KidKare from any internet connected device. For 25+ years we've been delivering the tools successful child care businesses need.

Go Paperless with eForms

Go Paperless with eForms

Minute Menu + eForms instantly simplifies enrollment and re-enrollment for centers and parents. Invite parents and track their progress enrollment and eligibility documents from any device. Captures parent's digital signature and certifies eligibility.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. The enrollment, re-enrollment, and tracking features in Minute Menu increase the accuracy of your participation records. Do you want to learn more about Minute Menu Software? Request a demo today!

Yes. The milk audit in Minute Menu is used to compare the amount of milk purchased with the amount of milk that was needed based on menus and meal counts. Learn more about our milk audit report.

Yes. Minute Menu can help you manage summer feeding and at-risk tracking! This feature aligns with USDA Summer Food Service Program guidelines, and is great for centers whose population changes during the summer months.

Yes, the monthly charge per center is based on claim volume submitted through our software. Typically, centers average $29-$59/month.

Yes, they can! Your providers can use any device and any browser to record and submit their claims online using KidKare. Learn more about how to submit a claim.

Yes. Our database is filled with thousands of food items to choose from when creating your food lists for your providers. You can choose to limit quantities of certain items, or keep them off your list completely. Minute Menu is already set up to follow the food rules for the USDA CACFP meal pattern requirements, but you can also set up your own food rules for your providers.

No. KidKare is offered completely free of charge for your providers with the purchase of a Minute Menu plan. To learn more request a demo!

Yes, monitors can use our online review feature for conducting provider reviews that integrate seamlessly into your Minute Menu software.  For more info please visit our help page.

Yes, those that are hands-on with Minute Menu will require training. With most of our plans, we provide extensive implementation training and a one free hour of support per month. Our support site is filled with help articles, videos, and webinars to provide your support staff with continuous support.

Administrators can determine and manage approved vendors inside Minute Menu. This can be managed to only allow centers to enter receipts associated with approved vendors. Request a demo to learn more about Minute Menu.

Yes, you can! Minute Menu has a database of over 3,000 food items including items from the food buying guide to choose from when planning meals and menus. With Minute Menu you can plan meals, publish weekly or monthly menus, project food quantities and more. To learn more about our Minute Menu product, request a demo today!

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Just enter your email address below and we’ll set up a free 30 day trial just for you.

We believe in the application so much, that we know you’ll love it.

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