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Founded in 2008, Butter Beans provides nutritional, wholesome meals for charter schools, private schools, and summer camps throughout the New York tri-state area. In addition, Butter Beans operates the cafeteria at the New York Hall of Science Museum in Queens, NY - a large interactive science center for students, teachers, and families. The company also manages the corporate cafeteria for UNICEF - an international organization working in over 190 countries and territories to save children’s lives, to defend their rights, and to help them fulfill their potential. Along with our food services, Butter Beans leads wellness and food education programs to help students build critical connections between food, health, and sustainability.Butter Beans maintains a Director of Community & Nutrition as part of our leadership team, who provides children and parents with nutritional support. This includes supporting individual dietary needs, such as food allergies and dietary restrictions.


Butter Beans, based in Queens, NY has built a strong, positive reputation for great nutritional food, while providing friendly, responsive service to students, parents, school administrators and the neighboring community.

Quick Facts

Location: New York

Services: Vended Meals, FSMC, Center of the Plate

Programs: NSLP, CACFP, FFVP, SFSP, Private School Caterings, Corporate Caterings

Meal Type: Scratch cooking onsite prep, Vended, Family Style


"Your staff has been wonderful to work with. They keep the kitchen moving and are always kind. They make certain we are always fed and can sustain our energy during these busy days."


"The staff at Butter Beans always takes care of me and have come to remember my favorites. I am a big fan of the variety and the options for both cold and hot meals, and I love the attention to cultural events and dietary needs."

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