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ANC 2017 Recap

Things may be bigger in Texas, but this year’s School Nutrition Association’s Annual National Conference (SNA) in Atlanta might have been the biggest yet. More exhibitors, bigger booths, and a surprise speaker – Sonny Perdue.

Closing out the conference was none other than Sonny Perdue, the former Governor of Georgia and current U.S. Secretary of Agriculture […]

By |July 24th, 2017|Blog, Fun|0 Comments

It’s Back to School – Who Are You Calling?

Get to know the faces on the other end of the phone line. The PrimeroEdge Customer Care Team stays plenty busy year-round, but back-to-school is an especially hectic time of year. From creating and resolving support cases, troubleshooting on the spot, and answering parent’s SchoolCafé inquiries (all the while providing great customer service), our Customer […]

By |July 12th, 2017|Blog, Fun|0 Comments

USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue Speaks on School Lunch at ANC

Wednesday, July 12 marked the last day of the School Nutrition Association’s 2017 Annual National Conference (ANC) in Atlanta, Georgia.

The agenda lined up as expected, until a blast from SNA alerted members that Sonny Perdue, the former Governor of Georgia, and current U.S. Secretary of Agriculture under the Trump administration, would be speaking as a part of […]

By |July 12th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Breakfast in the Classroom? Try Breakfast in the Hallway.

We all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and that’s why breakfast in the classroom programs are becoming more popular around the country. Irving ISD in Texas has taken it to the next level with their “Beyond the Cafeteria” initiative. They introduced hallway buffet carts and grab-and-go carts for breakfast, rather […]

By |July 5th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

PEP Talks | 030 | All Things ANC

Sara Kilkenny, Director of Meetings (SNA) and Jeremy West, Conference Chair and CSNA President stop by to give us a sneak peek at all of the fun in store for school nutrition professionals at ANC 2017 in Atlanta.

Attending?

Be sure to stop by BOOTH 2126 to check out the latest and greatest from PrimeroEdge.

Want more ANC?

SNA […]

By |June 27th, 2017|Blog, Podcast|0 Comments

Sparking The Future

The School Nutrition Association’s 2017 Annual National Conference (ANC) is fast approaching and here at PrimeroEdge, we’re bringing the heat to Hot-lanta. In 2016, we introduced a first for school nutrition software with SchoolCafé Menus at our Big Reveal sessions.

Instead of having schools rely on multiple software or paper menus, we created an all-in-one mobile […]

By |June 26th, 2017|Blog, Nutrition, Operations, Technology|0 Comments

Networking at Industry Conferences and Trade Shows

Never undermine the power of connections, especially those made at industry conferences and trade shows. With the School Nutrition Association Annual National Conference (ANC) around the corner, now is the best time to begin developing a networking strategy that will keep you well connected with industry news, and people that could benefit your program.

There’s little […]

By |June 20th, 2017|Blog|1 Comment

Top 5 Nutritious Veggies

In commemoration of June being National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month, let’s take a look the top five most nutrient-dense vegetables. If you already serve these vegetables in your child nutrition program, you’ll learn exactly what makes them so nutritious for your students. If you don’t serve them, maybe these facts will help you consider […]

By |June 13th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

How Are You Valuing Your Commodities?

If you’ve been following my cost-cutting blog series, you’ve probably picked up a few tips for saving money in your child nutrition program. In the first blog, we discussed four tips, including streamlining labor tracking and implementing e-Marketing. In the second blog, four more tips were offered, including trimming the menu and practicing invoice reconciliation.

In […]

By |June 6th, 2017|Blog, Inventory, Operations|2 Comments

Eight to Make Your Summer Great

It’s almost June and you know what that means! School Year 2016-2017 is wrapping up and the summer sun is calling your name! Before you and your district’s nutrition staff transition into summer break, read this list of helpful to-do’s. Head into this summer on top of the game and more prepared than ever for […]

By |May 30th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments