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PEP Talks | 025 | Peli Peli

Thomas Nguyen, CMO of Peli Peli (top Houston restaurant) shares his secrets for putting customers first and how to serve up exotic food to ensure it’s a hit.

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Peli Peli (Main Site)
Restaurant Startup (video)
Positive Phil (interview)
Stumbles, Strategies and Insights (Thomas Nguyen featured on HoustonPress)

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By |February 22nd, 2017|Blog, Podcast|0 Comments

Students Hop on a Blender Bike to Create Their Own Smoothies

Perhaps you’ve heard of some schools implementing bicycle desks – the FitDesks with built-in pedals designed to keep students active while also helping “work off some of the nervous energy that can keep them from focusing in the classroom.” But students at Mary A. White Elementary are using bikes in a new way that engages […]

By |February 20th, 2017|Blog, Fun, Nutrition|4 Comments

2017’s Newest Food Trend: Purple Foods

The start of a new year brings all kinds of “new” things: new goals, new resolutions, new plans, new adventures and new trends. One of the newest trends for 2017 has the potential to affect those who work in the food service industry, including child nutrition professionals – the rise in popularity and consumption of […]

By |February 13th, 2017|Blog, Nutrition, Operations|0 Comments

Top Ten Reasons to Attend Edge Summit

2017 is bringing all sorts of changes – a new year, a new start, new goals and new experiences. At PrimeroEdge, 2017 is bringing a new event – Edge Summit. The inaugural Edge Summit, held April 6-7 in The Woodlands, Texas is a great opportunity to learn more about PrimeroEdge, learn more about hot topics […]

By |February 9th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

PEP Talks | 024 | World Record Health

Colin O’Brady walks us through his ascent to becoming a World Record mountain climber and shares his passion for promoting healthy lifestyles for children.

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Beyond 72 – Colin’s Cause
Alliance for a Healthier Generation
Elite Mountain Climber Fights Childhood Obesity

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By |February 7th, 2017|Blog, Podcast|0 Comments

This February Make Your Heart Your Valentine

Last week, President Donald Trump proclaimed February 2017 as American Heart Month. In the proclamation, President Trump briefly discusses progress made due to scientific research and advancements in technology to treat and prevent heart attacks and strokes.The proclamation concludes with a call to action, encouraging Americans to wear red in order to emphasize the significance […]

By |February 2nd, 2017|Blog, Nutrition|0 Comments

PEP Talks | 023 | New Government

Discover the changes ahead as a transition of power takes place in Washington D.C. Find out what the future of your program may look like and which changes ahead are bound to hit your program.

In this interview with our in-house legislative analyst and lobbyist, Harib Massu, you can get inside the mind of a Washington insider. […]

By |January 26th, 2017|Blog, Podcast|0 Comments

Lawmakers to Cut School Lunch Program

With a newfound majority in Congress, Republicans came to the table ready to slice.

As we await the final presidential budget proposal from the Trump administration it may seem like speculation will do no good, it may seem to only incite false fears or hopes.

For even after a presidential budget is proposed, there’s still a battle to […]

By |January 26th, 2017|Blog, Policy|50 Comments

Lawmakers Are Looking To Change School Nutrition – Again

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A new political climate has descended on Washington, D.C.

The shift is brought by a changing political dynamic, as Republicans now hold a majority in both houses of Congress along with the Presidency, and a coinciding changing tide in legislators’ visions for the nation.

The differences between the Democratic and Republican Party exceed just the realm of […]

By |January 11th, 2017|Blog, News, Policy|61 Comments

5 Food Trends for 2017

The holidays are over and the New Year is here! Let’s kick off 2017 by taking a look at 5 food trends nationwide that might just find a place in your school nutrition program.

Bigger, Badder Breakfast

Restaurants across the country are now offering all-day breakfast options. Breakfast for breakfast, lunch and dinner no longer […]

By |January 3rd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments