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In This Month’s School Nutrition, Dive Into Tips for School Nutrition Construction Projects!

This month, the award-winning School Nutrition magazine is chock-full of advice on all aspects of school nutrition construction projects. Also, you won’t want to miss a recap of National School Breakfast Week 2016. Plus, learn about the importance of donating to the School Nutrition Foundation Annual Fund and how easy it is to do so. As the weather turns cooler, spend some quality time with School Nutrition and check out the following highlights in this issue:

A cornucopia of advice and inspiration for approaching your school nutrition construction projects, including hiring contractors and consultants, beating the construction-related blues, rebuilding when disaster strikes and more. A look back at National School Breakfast Week 2016 and an overview of the importance of supporting the future of school nutrition by making a contribution to the School Nutrition Foundation Annual Fund. An exploration of some new ways to look at serving cereal in your operation.

Advice on hiring the right contractors and consultants for your large and small construction projects. Renovations aren’t going how you had in mind? Check out tips for beating the school construction blues. Speaking of unexpected events, school nutrition operators who have been there share their wisdom and lessons learned when recovering—and rebuilding—after disaster strikes. And of course, a look at school nutrition construction and renovation wouldn’t be complete without a round-up of some easy ways to upgrade your serving and dining areas without spending lots of cash (photos included!).

A detailed look at how to make the best use of a Request for Proposal (RFP) for getting what you want and need for your school meals operation. Tips and tricks for beefing up your time management techniques.  

A special section full of tips about team building for school nutrition managers, assistant managers and employees.

A crash course in why standardized recipes are valuable tools in school nutrition operations—and how to create them.

A call for entries for this year’s Where’s Ruby Roaming? contest.

SNA member profiles ( “My Leadership Journey” and “Last Word” ) that introduce you to school nutrition colleagues.

Ideas and inspiration that shine a light on the creativity and joy in school nutrition ( “Things We Love” ), news you should know ( “What’s Cooking” and “What’s Cooking @SNA” ), resources worth checking out ( “This & That” ) and much more!

Coming Next Month in School Nutrition:

Don’t miss the December issue of School Nutrition, which will feature articles about all aspects of professionalism.

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