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
Most recently, Barbara spoke about customer service at the 2017 ANC.
 

Sample 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 improvement
    • Professional association management, with a focus on those practicing in the field of dietetics, food and nutrition
  • What's New


    Two great visual aides for fruit and vegetable portion size training are available.
    Thank you, South Dakota Department of Education!
  • What We've Learned Recently


    The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released a rule providing more flexibility to school nutrition programs, specifically for serving flavored milk and whole grains.

    Learn more about the USDA's rule here.

    The changes in the 2017 Food Code are worth reviewing!