If you are new to Meal Magic Suite, our three-day New Director Seminar will empower you to get the most from the software. If you have been a customer but want to learn about the newest features, try our one-day Director Refresher Seminar. If you are ready for advanced functionality, our half-day Nutritional Analysis Seminar will help you learn how about menu planning features.
Classroom sessions are held at Meal Magic Corporation in Grand Haven, Michigan, and webinars are offered via the Internet. Bookings are handled by Eventzilla and credit card payments are handled by PayPal (no PayPal account required).
Please call to schedule training.
You can find our latest back office, sales register, and nutritional analysis manuals under the Help menu within Meal Magic Suite. Additional forms, documents, and information are available below. If you cannot find an answer within these resources, our Customer Experience Team is ready to assist you. Just call or email with your questions.
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A physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed upon;A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the site;Your address, telephone number, and e-mail address;A statement by you that you have a good-faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.Meal Magic Corporation's Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on its site can be reached as follows:
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627 Elliott St
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Phone: (616) 842-8882
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627 Elliott St
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Please note that this procedure is exclusively for notifying Meal Magic Corporation that your copyrighted material has been infringed.
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In 1988, JAS Software, a sole proprietorship, created Food Service Management Tools to assist a local school district with the management of its cafeterias. The director was so impressed that she began spreading the word and more and more schools began using the software. Within a few years, the company expanded into a two-person partnership with the goal of making food service management even easier.
Although the DOS-based software was powerful and quite reliable, the company felt it could do better and began working on its first Windows-based point of sales system. That project led to the original Meal Magic point-of-sales software in 1998. Schools began flocking to the new product, and a year later the company incorporated and took on more employees to handle the demand.
Meal Magic became very popular and business was booming. Not wanting to sit contently, the company began working on other innovations and ultimately developed the first Windows Mobile sales register, as featured in Business Solutions magazine. The existing Meal Magic became Meal Magic Classic and the new .Net-based Meal Magic .Net Suite, now Meal Magic Suite, was released. The following year, the country’s first online free and reduced application web site, developed by Meal Magic Corporation, went live.
In 2013, Meal Magic Corporation began offering the first iPad-based POS system for school cafeterias. Creativity is alive and well here. Even now Meal Magic Corporation is looking at the next best thing to make school food service management easier.
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Meal Magic Suite provides easy management of your food service operations through a powerful Web browser interface. You can use Firefox, Chrome, Safari, and other popular browsers to access all of your Back Office services from your office or even from home.
Unlike most other systems, with our self-hosted solutions you get unlimited user access to your Back Office when you use Meal Magic Suite, saving you lots of money. You can even grant individual access rights to as few or as many functions as needed.
Meal Magic Suite interfaces with student data systems to keep customer information current, and it also integrates with LunchApp.com and SendMoneyToSchool.com. Your workload is lessened by these time-savings features.
Our suite includes free and reduced application processing, nutritional analysis, pre-defined and custom-definable reports, meal pre-ordering, and a whole lot more.
Integrating vending machines into Meal Magic Suite is a breeze. With minimal effort you can automate sales and begin increasing your revenues. Our powerful vending software allows customers to use their accounts or pay with cash at the machine. They can even make deposits.
Items can be vended as a-la-carte offerings or combined into reimbursable meals when possible. Machines can operate all day or on schedules. Pricing can be fixed or flexible based on grades and benefits. Pricing can even vary between students and adults.
Parental restrictions are enforced at vending machines. This includes blocking snack foods, requiring cash for a-la-carte purchases, restricting purchases to specific meal periods, and implementing daily spending limits. Vending purchases are viewable by parents that use SendMoneyToSchool.com.
Currently, Meal Magic Suite interfaces with Vend-ucation vending machines through a VendNovation interface. Please contact Vend-ucation for assistance with selecting compatible equipment.
Paper applications require a lot of labor and number crunching, and manual processing requires duplicate validation. Optical scanning helps, but the forms are expensive. Then there are the jams and the misreads that slow you down. LunchApp.com is a much better answer.
LunchApp.com guides parents through the application process in simple steps. The flow is modified to match situations specific to the family based on their answers, so confusing, non-relevent sections are skipped as appropriate to make the process fast and easy.
Some districts now receive more than 50% of their applications through LunchApp.com, definitely saving them a lot of paper handling. Imagine how much more time you would have if that were your story. It can be if you contact us now to get started.
By the way, Meal Magic Corporation was the first company to offer online applications for school food service. All others are imitations. We truly set the standards.
Meal Magic Corporation has provided outstanding food service management software to K-12 schools for 30 years. Our experience is the key to your success, and we are committed to delivering the best software, the best support, and the best service to make your job easier.
Over the last three decades, we have introduced various innovative technologies to assist our customers. We had the first web-based back office, the first online free and reduced applications website, and the first iPad sales register for school cafeterias.
Meal Magic Suite is a great choice for schools of any size, from small rural districts to large inner-city districts. Continue reading to learn more about our signature products and services.
When it comes to serving meals, you need a powerful solution in your cafeteria to speed customers through line while ensuring accuracy and accountability, and that's what you get with Meal Magic Suite. Unlike other sales registers, our solution not only does the job but also raises standards of innovation.
Our Build-A-Meal technology, backed by over 15 years of proven dependability, automatically turns a-la-carte items into reimbursable meals. It's sophisticated, on-the-fly analysis of food selections helps increase a-la-carte revenues and reimbursements.
In addition to the basics, our sales registers include an allergy alert system and obesity controls to help enforce nutritional eating. The sales registers handle cash, account, guest, and billed sales for students and adults. They even make district-wide family deposits a snap. A reliable network disconnect mode with auto-recovery keeps sales going when servers are down. There's a class-sales mode, quick-sales mode, and auto-select items mode to speed up your lines.
Meal Magic Corporation was the first company to release a robust school food service sales register built with Microsoft's .Net framework. We harnessed the power of the newest techologies and coupled them with SQL and a mix of our own innovations to bring you this highly advanced product.
Meal Magic Suite makes nutritional analysis faster and easier than ever before. Our super-quick nutrional analysis functionality is included in our complete Back Office solution or as a stand-alone Web application.
With Meal Magic Suite, you can eliminate the vicious circular process found in many other software packages. Changes are easy to make, and the results are displayed right away on the screen. Add a recipe to a menu and an updated analysis for the serving week is shown when the menu is saved.
Users praise how easy Meal Magic Suite's nutrition analysis is compared to similar products. That's just how we like to make our products: easy.
Meal Magic Suite is USDA-approved for nutrient analyses required in the school meal programs.
If you're ready for easy-to-use nutritional analysis, contact Meal Magic Corporation today and start saving time.
Deposits are safer and faster with SendMoneyToSchool.com (SMTS) in the picture, and our Web payment portal is easy to use and less costly than many similar products. SMTS even has nifty bells and whisltes to do more for your school than just handle deposits.
SMTS gives parents secure, around-the-clock access to their children's accounts to view balances and make deposits. For convenience, a parent can make a single deposit for multiple children, and the information flows directly to your Meal Magic Suite system, usually within minutes, reducing money handling in the serving lines. SMTS also provides parents with viewable account and meal histories, helping to reduce calls to you.
In addition to serving your food service needs, SMTS also provides advanced features that can benefit other departments as well. SMTS can be configured to accept sports fees, sell bookstore items, take donations, and more. Departments can have individualized access for their unique needs.
Handling deposits and sales online is much easier when you use SendMoneyToSchool.com. Call us to experience the power of SMTS.