SN Magazine: September 2016

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This month, the award-winning School Nutrition magazine explores the challenges operators face as part of the procurement process and offers solutions and guidance that you can put to use in your operation. You also won’t want to miss exciting recaps of School Lunch Hero Day and SNA’s 70th Annual National Conference (ANC). In addition, brush up on some interesting facts about the science of taste and take a look at what you need to know about food allergies. As fall officially gets underway, don’t miss the following highlights in this issue:

An examination of how to get students the menu items they will actually eat, plus the equipment, supplies and services you need to run an efficient school meal program. Read an excerpt of the forthcoming report from SNA’s Procurement Task Force on managing the complexities of doing business in K-12 school foodservice, and review the principles of procurement and the terminology and concepts you need to know. Dive into some insights and reflections about purchasing equipment and technology.

An overview of award winners, general sessions and other highlights of ANC 2016 in San Antonio and a look at School Lunch Hero Day celebrations held around the country.

An SNA member profile (My Leadership Journey) and targeted coverage for managers and employees (Onsite Insights). The results of this issue’s cover contest and the “What’s Ruby Reading?” contest.

Celebration of the creativity and joy in school nutrition (Things We Love), news coverage (What’s Cooking and “What’s Cooking @SNA”), a fresh approach to the monthly CEU article ( To Your Credit), can’t-miss resources (This & That) and much more!

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