The service has a qualified certificate III level childcare support worker (cook) qualified in nutrition, menu planning and food handling, providing for morning and afternoon teas, late afternoon tea, lunch and any snacks. The meals prepared meet daily nutritional requirements, are sensitive to cultural and dietary needs, support and enhance diversity, and include families and children in menu planning.  The cook works in collaboration with educators, children and families with regards to menu planning and cooking experiences. This process plays a major part in the program/curriculum and fostering the wellness and wellbeing of the service community.