MenuDirections 2013 Day 1: Health on the Menu

The first day of the conference featured sessions on reducing salt and sugar, menuing sustainable seafood and fruit as dessert.

Peter Romeo, vice president, content for CSP Business Media, Foodservice Group, leads a Meet the Press panel with the editors of FoodService Director on health and wellness trends. (From left to right) Paul King, editorial director, Becky Schilling, editor, and Lindsey Ramsey, managing editor, FSD Online.

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