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Friday, September 9, 2022  |  12:45 PM - 1:45 PM

Open to Conference Attendees Only

Feeding Growing Minds - A Foodservice Journey in Schools and Universities

Benjamin Davis
VP of Content, Plant Based World Expo
Jonathan Deutsch
Professor, Dept of Food and Hospitality Management and Director, Drexel Food Core Lab, Drexel University
Amie Hamlin
Executive Director, Coalition for Healthy School Food
Karyn Knox
Chief Development and Partnerships Officer, Educated Choices Program
Stephen O'Brien
Director of Strategic Partnerships and Policy, NYC Department of Education
Food in American schools tends to reflect American food culture. At the same time, schools are responsible for shaping healthy, growing minds and food culture is not always in alignment with the healthiest lifestyle. From New York City schools to universities across the country, school food departments are looking to plant-based options as a way to feed kids wholesome foods that they actually want to eat. In this panel session, discover how leaders across the school food landscape are learning to better serve their unique clientele in a way that makes their customers both happy and healthy. Apply these strategies to grow your plant-based offerings in your foodservice operation or restaurant.