CIA Opens Kitchen to School Districts

Symposium gives child nutrition professionals hands-on menu development opportunities.

The second day attempt at plate presentation turned out much better than the first, Ainsworth says. Here, Fred Espinosa, San Diego Unified School District, works on his food prep.

In addition to Ainsworth’s lectures on food presentation, Adam Brumberg, from Cornell’s Food and Brand Lab, spoke to attendees about the presentation in the sense of the line setup and where the put healthier items to encourage students in a subtle way to take the better-for-you options. 

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