Compelling Speaker

Barbara Pyper is a sought after and compelling speaker.  She has presented keynote presentations at both the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo™ (FNCE®) and the School Nutrition Association's Annual National Conference (ANC), as well as other national and state leadership conferences.

Barbara welcomes the opportunity to speak on a variety of topics, including:

  • Food safety - meeting regulation requirements, HACCP and employee compliance
  • Menu strategies for success
  • Program development - making food fun, interesting - and (most importantly) delicious
  • Marketing - creating effective programs and strategies
  • Customer service - exceeding customer expectations
  • Management and leadership
  • Operational improvement

Past presentation titles:

Marketing/Operational Improvement:
The Not-So-Terrible "To Do's:"  Taking Program Marketing to a New Level
Thinking Outside the Box:  Program Updates and Strategies
Food Allergies:  What You Need to Know

Nutrition Education:  Tips and Tricks for Engaging Staff
The New Dietary Guidelines and MyPlate:  Impact and Influence on Foodservice
Vegetarian Meals:  A New Perspective

Food Safety:
HACCP:  Translating Theory into Practice
HACCP:  A Practical and Outcome-Based Approach
Food Safety Update:  An Operator's Guide to SUccess
The 10 Essentials of Food Safety

Managing Your Boss:  Tips, Tricks and Techniques for Success
New Construction and Facility Renovation:  A Roadmap for Success

  • Did You Know?

    Our business has two separate divisions: 

    • Food and nutrition consulting, with a focus on schools, marketing and operational excellence.
    • Professional association management, with a focus on those practicing in the field of dietetics, food and nutrition.
  • What's New

    USDA has great school meals resources.
    Access here.

    The 2022 FDA Food Code was released in December.
    The most recent update can be found here.

  • What We've Learned Recently

    The Team Nutrition School Lunch Menu e-poster is designed for school nutrition programs to display daily lunch menu options and remind students to eat a variety of foods while building a reimbursable meal. This resource can assist with the implementation of offer vs. serve. The fillable pdf file can be used for electronic message boards, webpages, and social media or can be printed and displayed in sign holders. Find the resources here.