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2018 Spring Conference - Creating a Culinary Culture
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3/14/2018 to 3/15/2018
When: March 14-15, 2018
Where: Blue Harbor Resort
725 Blue Harbor Drive
Sheboygan, Wisconsin  53081
United States
Contact: SNA Office

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Join SNA-WI for the 2018 Spring Conference!

SNA-WI is pleased to have Cathy Powers and Chef Rachel Petraglia joining us to present at the 2018 Spring Conference.

Featured Activities and Presentations

View the full conference schedule here.  

Wednesday, March 14
SNA-WI Mini Golf Tournament
5:45-8 p.m. 
Join SNA-WI and Industry Members for a entertaining networking opportunity!  !Industry members will be stationed at holes around the mini golf course to network with members as they play the course. Members that make a hole in 2 shots or less will receive a ticket to be entered to win a door prize. We also look forward to awarding drink tickets to members throughout the game as they meet and talk with our industry members!

Industry Members
Would you like an additional opportunity to be recognized? Consider donating prizes for the mini golf tournament! All donating companies will be recognized through announcements at the event and in our recognition slide show throughout the conference. Click here to register your donation.

Thursday, March 15
8:45-9:45 a.m. - 5 Steps to Creating a Culinary Culture
Cathy Powers
Our students’ tastes are becoming more sophisticated and adventuresome. Creating a culinary culture helps to meet our students’ expanded tastes and expectations and lead to higher participation. This session will look at how to become a culinary trend watcher, essentials for trainer your staff in culinary skills and other steps important in creating a culinary culture.

11 a.m. -12 p.m. - Creating a Culinary Strategies for School Nutrition Menu Planning
Cathy Powers
Transform your foodservice operation with these 30 culinary strategies to up your game and increase your participation. Learn how the current trend of quick pickling can add flavor to your menu and reduce sodium or how creating your own signature spice blend can help you brand your program. Other strategies include buying equipment that “multi-tasks” and roasting your vegetables.


$112 (plus tax)

Booking Information:
By Phone: Guests can also call the resort at 1-866-701-2583 and refer to their group code 7AU2TE. 

Go to
Scroll down to the Book Now portion
Enter your desired Arrival and Departure Dates and enter 7AU2TE in Group Code box
Click Check Availability
On the next screen, you will confirm that your imputed information is correct and click search

The group rate will be available until February 13, 2018 (or until the block is full).

School Nutrition Association of Wisconsin
563 Carter Court, Suite B, Kimberly, WI 54136
Phone: 920-560-5630 Email: