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Annual Conference

Conference Session

"Whole Grain Menu Solutions"
Key Areas: Nutrition/Nutrition Education
Session: Session F - Sunday November 12, 2017: 8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. - 317/318

Speaker(s): Coleen Donnelly - K-12 Corporate Chef, InHarvest
Timothy Cipriano - VP of Brand Development , Hooray Puree

Objectives: How to incorporate and execute whole grain recipes in order to meet the new requirements.

Description: Participants will be introduced to whole grains such as quinoa, wheat berries, barley and various rice. Cooking demonstrations will include proper methods for cooking whole grains and recipes that have proven successful in K-12 across the country as schools ease into the new regulations.

Speaker Bio(s):
Coleen Donnelly - K-12 Corporate Chef

Coleen Donnelly has worked for 15 years in school lunch reform. In her current position as K-12 Corporate Chef for InHarvest, she develops recipes and menu solutions for schools across the country looking to incorporate healthy whole grains into their menus.

Timothy Cipriano - VP of Brand Development
Hooray Puree

Timothy Cipriano has been a pioneer in School Nutrition tying together real food in schools and teaching students where their food comes from. Chef Tim is currently the VP of Brand Development for Hooray Puree, he works with schools nationwide to add vegetable purees to existing recipes to reduce tray waste.

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