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Fundamentals of Menu Planning for Kitchen Managers and Employees

Fundamentals of Menu Planning - Kitchen Managers and Employees

Learning Objectives

By the end of the training, participants will learn to calculate meal pattern contributions; use the Food Buying Guide; analyze menus for school meal pattern requirements; complete menu production records, standardized recipes and other required paperwork; identify whole grain-rich products;  and understand CN labeling, product formulation statements and appropriate crediting information for school meal pattern.

Training Details

  • Training time:  8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m
  • Who should attend:  kitchen managers, food service employees
  • Continuing Education Units (CEU) hours:  four hours

Training Registration

  • Registration for this training will be done through Smartsheet.
  • Please click on the Training Registration and complete the registration form.
  • If you have issues with the registration, please contact Jon Padia.  

Kitchen Managers and Employees - Training Dates and Locations

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

  • Ignacio School District
  • Administration Building Board Room
  • 455 Becker Street
  • Ignacio, CO  81137

Thursday, June 28, 2018

  • Calhan School District
  • 800 Bulldog Drive
  • Calhan, Colorado 80808

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

  • Lamar Community Center
  • Multi-purpose room and kitchen
  • 610 S. 6th Street
  • Lamar, CO  80152


Friday, July 20, 2018

  • Morgan County School District
  • District Support Center
  • 715 W. Platte Avenue
  • Fort Morgan, CO  80701

Training Resources

Contact Jon Padia or call 303-866-3685, if you have any questions.



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