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Annual Conference

Conference Session

"Scratch Cooking--Easier Than You Think!"
Key Areas: Operations
Session: Session G - Sunday November 12, 2017: 9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. - 100

Speaker(s): Sally Spero, SNS - Child Nutrition Director, Lakeside Union School District
Chef James Dumars - Child Nutrition Lead, Lakeside Union School District

Objectives: Participants will leave with new ideas and strategies for scratch-cooking in any type of facility.

Description: Most school food service folks want to incorporate scratch-cooking into their programs. Of course, these are the same folks who have limited or aging equipment, untrained employees and a storeroom the size of a broom closet. Learn ways that scratch cooking can be added at different levels to enhance your program.

Speaker Bio(s):
Sally Spero, SNS - Child Nutrition Director
Lakeside Union School District

Sally Spero, SNS, has worked in school food service for over 25 years in districts large and small. She is the recipient of numerous awards including the 2009 FAME Silver Spirit Award. She speaks and writes frequently on school nutrition-related topics and the is Editor of CSNA's Poppy Seeds magainze

Chef James Dumars - Child Nutrition Lead
Lakeside Union School District

With over 25 years of experience as a chef and culinary instructor, Jim Dumars brings a wealth of knowledge to the school food service field. Mr. Dumars was the recipient of the 2014 CSNA Nutrition Recognition Award, honoring a person who has made a significant contribution to improving nutrition for the children of California.

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January 27-29, 2019
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