Speaker Spotlight

Sharon Schaefer, SNS
Trained Chef Turned Proud School Lunch Lady

In your opinion, what are three innovative trends that relate to school meal programs?

  • ethnic inspired flavors
  • updated service options (food trucks/grab ‘n’ go/breakfast in the classroom)
  • bridging nutrition services and education/curriculum

Give us a sneak peek of SNIC. What session(s) will you be leading?
Stick around until the end! The last general session will focus on trendy and innovative menu items that will help bring new flavors and participation to your school meals program.

What are you most excited for at SNIC 2017?
I'm excited to meet with all the great professionals in school nutrition for my first SNIC event and in Orlando, Fla.... excited about the location, too!

One fun fact most attendees do not know about you:
Before I attended culinary school I moved to Costa Rica and tried my hand at being a surfer. I ended up working in the coffee plantations and local restaurants to make ends meet and still have a love of the country's food and culture.

Where can attendees keep up with you and learn more?
Website: www.hilanddairy.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/evolutionofthelunchlady
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ChefSharonSNS
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sharon-schaefer-sns-7304638
Blog: https://chefsharonschaefer.wordpress.com

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