May 16, 2013 – Last week, SNA leaders attended the third annual Healthy Flavors, Healthy Kids National Invitational Leadership Summit held in San Antonio.
Hosted by the Culinary Institute of America (CIA), the summit brought together 200 leaders from school nutrition, campus dining, chain restaurants, food manufacturers, commodity boards, public health, medicine and the media to discuss and debate ways to improve the health of K-12 students through food education, culinary strategy and flavor insight.
Those attending the summit from SNA included: President Sandra Ford, SNS, President-elect Leah Schmidt, SNS, Vice President Julia Bauscher, SNS, CEO Patricia Montague and Dean of Education Danny Seymour. Also in attendance and pictured below were former SNA presidents Nancy Rice, SNS, State Director, Child Nutrition Division at Georgia Department of Education, Dr. Katie Wilson, SNS, Executive Director of the National Food Service Management Institute, and Dr. Janey Thornton, SNS, USDA Deputy Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services.
SNA Dean of Education Danny Seymour and former SNA presidents Nancy Rice, Katie Wilson and Janey Thornton attended Healthy Flavors, Healthy Kids
According to CIA, the key initiatives of the summit were to:
To learn more about the summit, visit the CIA’s website at www.ciaprochef.com/healthykids.
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