The Food Service department provides a nutritious meal to students at Mississippi School of the Arts. The cafeteria is open every day for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Services are free to students, but also available via fee for staff and visitors to Mississippi School of the Arts. Vegetarian options are served at all meals.

At Mississippi School of the Arts, meals are served in accordance to USDA guidelines and students are encouraged to make healthy food choices. Breakfast, lunch and linner meals consist of food components and food items. A food component is one of the five food groups that comprise a reimbursable meal. The food components are: Meat/Meat Alternate, Grains, Fruit/Juice, Vegetables, and Milk.