Oregon Cooks for Kids — Romaine Calm and Keep Cooking Virtual Culinary Training on October, 21 at 2:00
Join us for a virtual culinary experience with Chef Jessica. School and child nutrition professionals across Oregon are invited to an hour of inspiration on Thursday, October 21 at 2:00. Watch or cook along with Jessica as she prepares easy, tasty recipes that meet Child Nutrition Program guidelines. Participants will receive fun tips to keep kids coming back for more meals. We are including your ideas from the previous evaluations and surveys!
One of the many challenges school nutrition programs are facing this year is supply chain issues. The resulting unavailability of key menu ingredients can throw off production and forecasting efforts. Certain USDA Foods are proving to be regularly available, offering menu planners a reliable source of products. Learn how to leverage your access to USDA Foods to keep your menus set as planned. Our panel of speakers will discuss currently available USDA Foods that are less likely to be impacted by supply chain issues, creative menu planning for utilizing what is available, and menu concepts and recipes featuring readily available products that are easy to prepare.
Sept. 30, 2021 01:00-2:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
- Chris Facha, USDA Food Program Administrator, ODE Child Nutrition Programs
- Anne Leavens, Nutrition Services Supervisor, Central Point SD 6
- Chef Garrett Berdan, RDN, Education and Training Specialist, the Culinary Institute of Child Nutrition
Participants that attend will earn 1.5 CEUs for USDA Professional Standards.
Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Please join us on May 5th for the Nourish Myself….Thyme for Me live webinar with Dayle Hayes, MS, RDN and Chef Brenda Wattles, RDN. There is no charge for this hour of inspiration, cooking demonstrations and appreciation for child nutrition professionals in the Western Region. The recipes have been specially selected to be delicious, affordable and easy to prepare at home. Plus, the recipes are available in quantity and credited versions for use in your child nutrition programs. Attendees will receive a Certificate of Completion for 1.0 SNA Credit. Register now: https://bit.ly/3sUS9WH.
Would you like free trainings? The National Food Service Management Institute is offering free face-to-face training sessions in Oxford, Mississippi for 2015. Participants may earn continuing education credits to use toward certification or credentialing for the School Nutrition Association, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and other professional organizations.
Click here for a full 2015 NFSMI calendar of free training sessions.
Local Nutrition Services Directors Marcie Christiansen(Lake Oswego), Cheri Meeker (Newberg)and Vicky Brown (North Powder) recently attended trainings at National Food Service Institute (NFSMI) in Oxford Mississippi. If you would like more information about these free trainings visit www.nfsmi.org click here —-> NFSMI Training Schedule 2014