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Culinary Skills for A+ School Meals

  • Sign up for this 5-day culinary skills workshop designed for school nutrition professionals offered in the summer of 2017 in seven locations across Indiana.
    • June 5-9 in Carmel
    • June 12-16 in Columbus
    • June 19-23 in Newburgh (Evansville)
    • June 26-30 in Fort Wayne
    • July 17-24 in Terre Haute
    • July 24-28 in Hammond
    • July 31-August 4 in Mishawaka
  • In the kitchen you will learn more about:
    • Culinary basics, mise en place, and knife skills
    • Cooking vegetables for greater appeal
    • Preparing great grains
    • Building a better sandwich
    • Success with salads and salad bars
  • Click here to view a flyer
  • Click here to register and view the agenda.
  • For more information, contact Cathy Powers at 330-416-5943 or or Allie Caito-Sipe at or 317-232-0849.

Food Safety in Schools Trainings

  • The IDOE is providing 9 Food Safety in Schools Trainings across Indiana.
  • The intention of this training is to provide school nutrition employees with up-to-date information on food safety.
  • Topics covered: food safety, prevention of foodborne illness, basics of microorganisms, how to keep a clean and sanitary school nutrition facility, process for foodborne illness prevention, and food safety programs in schools.
  • Attendees will receive credit toward their annual Professional Standards requirements.
  • All trainings are from 8:00am – 5:00pm local time, with a 1hr lunch break. Lunch will be on your own.
  • Click here for more details.  Participants do not need to print anything before the training.  Materials will be provided.
Date Location Register
July 17, 2017
La Porte Community School Corporation
La Porte High School
602 F St., La Porte, IN 46350


July 17, 2017

Westfield Washington School Corporation
Carey Ridge Elementary
16231 Carey Road, Westfield, IN 46074



July 18, 2017
Peru Community Schools

Peru High School
401 N. Broadway, Peru, IN 46970


July 18, 2017
Vigo Co. Schools
General Services Annex
3250 Maple Ave., Terre Haute, IN 47804


July 19, 2017
Ft. Wayne Community Schools
FWCS Nutrition Center
3211 W. Ludwig Rd., Ft. Wayne, IN 46818


July 19, 2017
Richland Bean Blossom
Edgewood High School
601 Edgewood Drive, Ellettsville, IN 47429


July 20, 2017
Jay County School Corporation
Jay County High School
2072 W. State Road 67 Portland, IN 47371


July 21, 2017
South Ripley Community School Corporation
South Ripley High School 
1589 South Benham Road, Versailles, IN  47042


New Food Service Director Training FSD 101

  • The Indiana Department of Education invites new School Food Service Directors to learn more about USDA’s Child Nutrition Programs
  • The State Agency is interested in building a strong relationship with new Food Service Directors in order to promote successful school food service operations.
  • This one day orientation will be held:
    • Tuesday, July 25, 2017
    • 8:00 am - 12:30 pm ET, registration begins at 7:30 am
    • Zionsville Community Schools, Educational Services Center - 900 Mulberry Street, Zionsville, Indiana 46077
  • Click here for an agenda
  • Click here to register the training
  • For those needing immediate assistance, please contact Sarah Kenworthy toll free at 800-537-1142, or locally at 317-232-0857.  An initial visit from your field consultant may also be arranged.