Registration for SNA’s Annual National Conference (#ANC24) is open. Join us from July 14-16 in Boston, Massachusetts, for the school nutrition event of the year. Click here to secure your spot!

This year’s theme, “Shaping Tomorrow Together,” reflects our collective commitment to shaping a better future for school nutrition. It signifies our dedication to collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement in providing healthy and nutritious meals to students across the country.

Together, we can create positive change and ensure that every child has access to nourishing meals that support their growth and development.


Opening Keynote (Sunday, July 14, 3:30 – 5 pm)

Chef Andrew Zimmern: Chef, Writer, Teacher, TV Personality, & Philanthropist

Emmy-winning and four-time James Beard Award-winning TV personality, chef, writer and teacher, Andrew Zimmern is regarded as one of the most knowledgeable personalities in the food world.

As the creator, executive producer and host of Travel Channel’s Bizarre Foods franchise, Andrew Zimmern’s Driven by Food and Emmy-winning The Zimmern List, he has devoted his life to exploring and promoting cultural acceptance, tolerance and understanding through food.

Sponsored by PrimeroEdge.


Closing Keynote (Tuesday, July 16, 8 – 9:15 am)

Jose Hernandez: Astronaut, Author, NASA Engineer

NASA engineer Jose Hernandez flew as the flight engineer in the 2009 14-day STS-128 mission aboard Space Shuttle Discovery to the International Space Station.

Today, José works as a consultant for Tierra Luna Engineering where he provides his expertise in business development and strategic operations to help clients develop optimum growth solutions through an integrated approach. He focuses these efforts on companies involved in aerospace technologies and renewable energies.

Sponsored by LINQ.


Closing Event (Tuesday, July 16)

Ezra Ray Hart Concert

The Supergroup Ezra Ray Hart features Mark McGrath of Sugar Ray, Kevin Griffin of Better Than Ezra, and Emerson Hart of Tonic.

With all of this talent together on stage, this supergroup is a triple-threat crowd favorite that delivers hit after hit.

Note: Your full #ANC24 conference registration includes a ticket to this event.

Sponsored by PrimeroEdge + SchoolCafé .


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