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Sandwich Making 101

Step 1: Keep all ingredients refrigerated throughout the sandwich-making process. 


Step 2: Wearing gloves is REQUIRED. Wear hair ties in longer hair. Lay out white bread (easiest to digest). No ends/heels. No condiments.


Step 3: Place one piece of cheese on EACH slice of bread. Every sandwich should have at least two pieces of cheese.

Step 4: Use 2.5 ounces of high-quality turkey or ham on each sandwich. No condiments.


Step 5: Place each sandwich in an individual Ziploc sandwich bag. Press out excess air. Seal tightly. 


Step 6: Neatly place the zip-locked sandwiches into the loaf bag, press out excess air, and secure well with a twist tie. No knots/bands.

Step 7: Deliver your sandwiches to a convenient host site. Follow the host’s directions for sign-in, labeling, and refrigeration.


Sandwich Making Instructions

Click on the images below to download a PDF on how to make sandwiches

The Sandwich Project Deli Sandwich Instructions
The Sandwich Project PB&J Instructions


  • ​​​What type of peanut butter and jelly should I use?

       Creamy peanut butter & jelly (no jam) 

  • Do I have to worry about expiration dates?

​       Yes, select the latest expiration dates

  • When should I assemble sandwiches?

       No earlier than Tuesday evening for Wednesday drop off.

  • ​How do I close the loaf bag?

       Twist ties.  No bands or knots. PLEASE be sure twist ties are secure.

  • What do I need to do to prepare and ensure the food stays safe for consumption?

       Please download and print our Food Safety Guidelines at this link

  • How much meat, cheese, bread, and/or peanut butter & jelly do I need to purchase?

       Use our handy inventory list that will show how much to purchase to make the perfect sandwich.

  • What else can I bring with sandwiches?

       Fresh fruit (apples, oranges, green bananas), small boxes of raisins, and SOFT protein bars

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