Slices Lunch Service

Slices Catering

Fresh and Nutritious meals served daily

Dubai American Academy is proud to partner with Slices, our school food provider. Slices is a home-grown real food company, aimed at transforming eating habits of the next generation across the UAE though providing fresh, wholesome and nutritious meals. 

In collaboration with Slices, Dubai American Academy is committed to ensuring that healthy and tasty meals are offered to our students. We are one of the only non-boarding schools in Dubai to have a live kitchen onsite, with chefs preparing food daily. Our live kitchen menus and prepared with a nutritionist and in accordance with the Dubai Municipality Guidelines and Regulations to ensure the menu offerings are well-balanced and tasty.  

Meal Times 

Slices is available to all students, K-12. KG1 - Grade 2 students eat in their classroom in order to ensure minimal distractions for students during meal times, with parents able to order with the Slices classroom delivery service so that the needs of our youngest students are met. See Slices Elementary Parent Guide for more details and to order. 

Grade 3 - 5 students eat in a fully supervised elementary canteen during lunch periods. Students may purchase hot meals and drinks or choose from a selection of salads and sandwiches. 

Grades 6 and above eat in a fully supervised middle and high school canteen during lunch periods. Slices can be purchased using our cashless card system with Student ID cards or contactless/card payments. 

Questions can be directed to Mikhail at [email protected] or by calling 054 792 7509. 

Technical issues can be processed through the Slices Support ticket page:

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Slices Cashless System 

Slices, our catering service provider, offers lunch options for students.  A cashless system is implemented on campus.  All families who have access to the GEMS Parent Portal have automatically been provided with a Slices account. To recharge your Slices account through the web browser of the GEMS Parent Portal, please follow the below instructions:

1) Login to your parent portal account using your web browser: or GEMS Connect App

2) Access Shopping then Catering 

3) Follow the steps to top up your Slices catering balance, using your debit or credit card. Any remaining balance from the previous academic year will automatically be reflected in the catering section of the parent portal account.


Parent Cafe

We haven't forgotten about Parents! The Parent Cafe is located at the main entrance lobby, intended for use by our parents and community members to purchase hot and cold drinks and snacks. 

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