We've designed The Kitchen Circle™ program to be simple to participate in.
Just follow these simple steps.
As a member of The Kitchen Circle™ program, you have the opportunity to accrue points with every purchase of qualifying products. When you collect enough points, you can redeem them for great rewards. It's the perfect way to get both the products you need and some fantastic items that will surely benefit your program.
The Kitchen Circle™ program will be based on school years (July 1 - June 30). For example, the 2019-2020 school year runs from 7/1/2019-6/30/2020.
To earn points, school districts will need to submit case claims within 60 days of the end of each quarter. Quarters are based on the calendar year. (July-September, October-December, January-March, April-June).
The number of points eligible to be earned is determined by each district's member level. To see a full description of each member level, click here
Beginning July 1, 2019, all Schwan's products designated for K12 will be eligible. Our expanded eligible products list includes your favorite Big Daddy's®, Beacon Street Café™, Minh®, and Tony's® lunch and breakfast items.
The Kitchen Circle™ program makes it easy to submit case claims. Simply login to your account at SchwansKitchenCircle.com, click "Submit New Claims," and follow the instructions. You will need to upload or mail your distributor invoice/velocity report as proof of purchase. Claims MUST include School District Name, Distributor Name, Purchase Date, Product Code, Product Description and # of Cases.
To redeem points, browse and select rewards here.
Points will expire one year from the last date of the previous Program Year. For example, any points earned during the 2019-2020 Program Year (7/1/2019-6/30/2020) will expire on 6/30/2021, regardless of when during the Program Year the points were accrued.
Starting the 2020-2021 school year, the 3 member levels in The Kitchen Circle™ program will be based on the number of servings purchased per student. The higher servings per student earning higher membership level. *NOTE: Due to the impacts of COVID-19, the planned changes to member levels will be delayed. Member Levels will be frozen for School Year 2020-2021, unless your current year purchases earned you a Member Level increase.
If you are new to The Kitchen Circle™ Program for the 2019/2020 school year, you will be placed in the Classic level. If you are already a member, then you will remain in the same level for the 2019/2020 school year as you were for the previous school year.
Member levels are based on servings/student. The more cases you purchase, the higher your servings per student will be.
New member levels based on servings per student will begin during the 2020-2021 school year. Purchases and student enrollment for the previous school year (2019-2020) will be used to determine your servings per student. *NOTE: Due to the impacts of COVID-19, the planned changes to member levels will be delayed. Member Levels will be frozen for School Year 2020-2021, unless your current year purchases earned you a Member Level increase.
The number of servings per cases claimed through The Kitchen Circle™ program between April-March will be totaled.
The number of servings per cases claimed on The Kitchen Circle™ program from April – March of the previous school year are totaled to determine the total servings purchased. That is then divided by the school district’s enrollment number for that school year to provide a Servings/Student calculation.
Nothing, your points balance will remain the same.
Beginning July 1, 2019, all Schwan's products designated for K12 will be eligible. Our expanded eligible products list includes your favorite Big Daddy’s®, Beacon Street Café™, Minh®, and Tony’s® lunch and breakfast items.
You can easily claim cases online or you can mail in claims to:
You should submit cases quarterly for redemption, within 60 days of the end of a quarter.
The number of points needed for each reward vary. Browse our catalog of rewards to determine the number of points required for each item.
3 - 8 weeks for most items. Large equipment items may vary.
Yes, your questions can be answered by visiting www.schwanskitchencircle.com/contact or calling 888-768-7846.
As many as you would like.
Point expiration will be based on Program Year. For example, any points earned during the 2019-2020 Program Year (7/1/2019-6/30/2020) will expire on 6/30/2021, regardless of when during the Program Year the points were accrued.