Conference Session"Beginners Guide to U.S. Department of Agriculture Foods"
Key Areas: State Update
Session: Session C - Saturday November 11, 2017: 8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. - 204
Speaker(s): Amy Bell - Child Nutrition Consultant (CNC), Food Distribution Program (FDP), CDE, NSD
Manpreet (Neena) Kaur - Processing Consultant, FDP, CDE, NSD
Description: Are you ready to learn the basics about the FDP and how U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Foods can benefit your school operations? This session includes information about the USDA Foods Entitlement, participation options, Brown Box and Bulk USDA Foods items, Value Pass through Systems, ordering cycles, and so much more. Come ready to ask your burning questions and explore the endless opportunities of USDA Foods in your school operations.
Amy Bell - Child Nutrition Consultant (CNC), Food Distribution Program (FDP)
Amy Bell, R.D. has been in the field of nutrition for over twenty years and has spent the last seventeen years with the California Department of Education, Nutrition Services Division, Food Distribution Program as a Child Nutrition Consultant providing support to food service directors throughout California. Prior to joining the Department of Education, she worked as a dietitian for the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program and for a foodservice management company. Amy graduated with a degree in Nutrition and Foodservice Management from California State University, Chico and is a Registered Dietitian.
Manpreet (Neena) Kaur - Processing Consultant, FDP