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:
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

Management/Leadership:
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

    The 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines are worth a read.

     

    USDA has an updated Guide to Professional Standards for School Nutrition Programs.

    Schools looking for a transition menu planning tool may find this info helpful

  • What We've Learned Recently


    The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has a comprehensive list of resources and links related to COVID-19.

    The CDC has guidance for school nutrition professionals and volunteers.