ANC 2015 Exhibit Hall

Exhibit Floor Hours:
Monday, July 13 10:00 am–2:00 pm
Tuesday, July 14 9:30 am–11:30 am*
Tuesday, July 14 11:30 am–2:00 pm
Wednesday, July 15 10:15 am–1:15 pm

*This exclusive, non-competitive Exhibit Hall time is for Directors only. Current membership type and registration category must be Director or State Agency. Each director may be accompanied by one employee from the same district, but they must enter together.

Please note: For safety reasons, rolling carts and children under age 16 will not be allowed on the Exhibit Hall floor at any time for any reason.

Check out the interactive floor plan for the ANC 2015 Exhibit Hall.

Exhibit Hall Highlights

Culinary Demonstrations
There’s nothing more delicious than discovering fresh ways to prepare and serve school meals. Meet with experts who can share culinary secrets and nutrition tips to increase participation at your school. The demonstrations will take place at the following times:

  • Monday, July 13 11:15 am–12:00 pm
  • Monday, July 13 1:00 pm–1:45 pm
  • Tuesday, July 14 12:00 pm–12:45 pm
  • Tuesday, July 14 1:15 pm–2:00 pm
  • Wednesday, July 15 10:30 am–11:15 am
  • Wednesday, July 15 12:15 pm–1:00 pm


Monday, July 13: 11:15 am – 12:00 pm 
Schwan’s Foodservice: Chef Craig Claude 
Title:  Schwan’s pizza and Asian stir fry products are versatile and allow operators to add culinary flair to their menus using common pantry items. 
Featured recipes include: 
Mexican Pizza, Asian-Style Tacos and BBQ Chicken Pizza

Monday, July 13 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm 
Cargill – Shady Brook Farms: Chef Faith Ford 
Title: Turkey from Family Farms to Your Schools 
Featured Recipes include: Turk-o-dactyl (Turkey Wings), Turkey Legs and Turkey for Brunch

Tuesday, July 14:12:00pm – 12:45pm 
Sunkist Foodservice: Chef Cyndie Story, PhD, RD, CC, SNS 
Title: How to operate the Sunkist® Sectionizer in quantity food production.
Featured Recipes include: 
Spicy Chicken Wraps and Teriyaki Meatball Sub with Pickles

Tuesday, July 14: 1:15 pm – 2:00 pm 
Heinz/Starkist Company Chef Carlin Breinig 
Title:  Incorporate StarKist’s Low Sodium Tuna into your School Meals 
Featured Recipes include: Southwestern Style Tuna Casserole and Tuna Tailgating Sliders

Wednesday, July 15: 10:30 am – 11:15 am 
Lesaffre YeastCorporation: Chef Ricardo Rodriguez 
Title: How to Reduce the Sodium Levels by using Gultal 
Featured Recipes include: Multigrain Wheat Rolls and White Whole Wheat Sub Rolls

Wednesday, July 15: 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm  

New Product Showcase
Located on Level 2 (Upper Concourse), the New Product Showcase will feature the newest products, services and equipment available to schools within the last year. Please stop by to see the many products on display. See a list of those companies that will be highlighted here

Big Reveal  
Visit the new “Big Reveal” stage on the Exhibit Hall floor! Be the first to see what Industry leaders have been developing during two exclusive 30-minute product launches. You’ll be able to share your expertise and provide feedback. Seating is limited, so don’t miss out!

Monday, July 13: 10:30 am – 11:00 am 
InTEAM Associates
Want to simplify menu planning while also increasing participation in your cafeteria? Come learn about two new products from inTEAM: Menu Sharing—the social network for cost-effective menu planning—and KidsChoose Rewards—a loyalty program to reinforce eating healthy meals in the cafeteria.

Monday, July 13: 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
AdvancePierre Foods
Your students love sandwiches, but you don’t have the time or staff to make them from scratch. Let AdvancePierre Foods show you their new pre-made restaurant-inspired sandwich flavors that kids will love while meeting nutritional requirements. APF even has new Welch’s-branded peanut butter and jelly products – with regular or HFCS-Free jelly!

Partners Pavilion
Here you can engage with allied organizations that share your commitment to the K-12 foodservice industry and support the work of school nutrition professionals.

Action for Healthy Kids is a national nonprofit, which fights childhood obesity, undernourishment and physical inactivity by helping schools become healthier places so kids can live healthier lives. AFHK provides schools with programs, funding, expertise, and volunteer support to make nutritional and physical activity changes, which curb childhood obesity.

Food Research & Action Center (FRAC)  is the leading national nonprofit organization working to improve public policies and public-private partnerships to eradicate hunger and under nutrition in the United States.

The Center on Budget & Policy Priorities is a nonprofit research organization focused on the impact of public policy on low and moderate-income Americans.

Share Our Strength–No Kid Hungry campaign connects kids in need with nutritious food and teaches families how to cook healthy, affordable meals. By doing this, we surround children in this nation with healthy food where they live, learn and play. 

Wellness Village
All work and no relaxation makes a school nutrition professional stressed! Stop by the Wellness Village to meet with health and wellness professionals who are ready to offer tips for healthy living and more. Sponsored by Forrest T. Jones & Company.

Forrest T. Jones & Company is available to discuss SNA member insurance plans including automobile, homeowners, health, disability, Medicare supplement, dental and more. A representative will be available to discuss all your insurance needs.

American Diabetes Association leads the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fights for those affected by diabetes. They fund research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes and deliver services to hundreds of communities, provide objective and credible information and give a voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes.

The American Heart Association mission is to build healthier lives free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. To improve the lives of all Americans, they provide public health education in a variety of ways. They’re the nation’s leader in CPR education training and they help people understand the importance of healthy lifestyle choices.

Body Works will have five professional massage therapists available to provide upper body massages on a special massage chair.

Picture Perfect
Come have your photo taken in a unique conference memorabilia setting at the Picture Perfect booth. Each guest will receive a personalized photograph to remind them of their memorable visit to Salt Lake City. Choose fun props to incorporate into your picture.

Directors-Only Exhibit Time
Attention, SNA members at the district director/supervisor level! A special exhibit time has been set aside for you on Tuesday, July 14, to walk the aisles at your own pace and network with individual exhibitors. Before entering the Exhibit Hall, be sure to pick up your Directors-Only All-Access Pass. Visit at least five of the sponsors identified on the card to be entered into a drawing to win a 2016 SNA Conference Package, featuring one free registration to the School Nutrition Industry Conference, Legislative Action Conference and Annual National Conference!

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