Aged Care Catering Summit

Improving aged care hospitality


Catering to older consumers is becoming increasingly important and challenging.

The aging population is demanding a better food offer while regulations get tougher and budgets remain tight.

This important industry event will offer you expert advice on consumer trends, menu design, kitchen technology and more. Register now to hear from experts and access the latest information.

At the Aged Care Catering Summit the industry will reconnect, share stories and learn from leaders.

With its vibrant speaker program and networking opportunities, this conference will be held as part of the Foodservice Australia trade show and is a high profile event on the aged care hospitality calendar. It will be held in Melbourne on Tuesday 1 March 2022.


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Who should attend?

The Summit is ideal for general managers, catering managers, facility managers, chefs, nutritionists, commercial caterers, consultants and suppliers. Really it is for anyone involved in catering to these important older consumers. It is affordably priced so that you can bring the whole team.

Who is speaking?



Dr Cherie Hugo

The Lantern Project

Bernadette Dutton

Plena Healthcare

Sean Cunnington

Evereo

Merlin Kong

LASA’s Centre for Workforce Development and Innovation

Amy Knight

Simplot Australia

John Casey

Live Life Foods

Bernadette Eriksen

Flavour Creations

Tibor Paller

Tibor's Kitchen

Joel Feren

The Nutrition Guy

Peter Fleet

Barwon Health

Ysabel Liley

Plena Healthcare

Sue Albert

BaptCare

Mary Whelan

Food Service Advisor

Tawnya Bahr

Straight to the Source

The summit will start with an industry overview followed by practical sessions on nutrition, innovation,  dysphagia, consumer dignity and choice, kitchen equipment, and more. It will be a day of sharing ideas, inspiration and practical advice.

The program

 

 Time

Topic

Speaker

8:30am

Registration and coffee

 

9am

Introduction

Tawnya Bahr, Straight To The Source

9.05am

 

Industry direction and overview

How has the last 12 months affected food service and hospitality

 

Cherie Hugo, The Lantern Project

9.55am

Dining with dysphagia

 

Bernadette Dutton, Plena Healthcare

Bernadette Eriksen, Flavour Creations

10.30am

Morning tea

 

10.50am

Change your way of thinking about aged care innovation

Merlin Kong, LASA

11.10am

Planning for the next emergency

John Casey, Live Life Foods

Mary Whelan, Food Safety Advisor

11.45am

Trends and innovation in aged care dining

Sean Cunnington, Evereo

Tibor Paller, Tibor’s Kitchen

Joel Feren, The Nutrition Guy

John Casey, Live Life Foods

12.30pm

Lunch, and a visit to Foodservice Australia

 


2pm

Taking a food-first approach

Amy Knight, Simplot  Australia

Peter Fleet, Executive Chef – Barwon Health

Ysabel Liley, Plena Healthcare

Moderator, Tawnya Bahr

2.40pm

Catering to the home care market

John Casey, Live Life Foods

Sue Albert, BaptCare

Moderator, Tawnya Bahr

3.20pm

Conference conclusion and key take-aways

Tawnya Bahr


Aged Care Catering Summit

  • 9am – 3.30pm Tuesday 1 March 2022, MCEC Melbourne

Full day including all sessions, two course restaurant-showcase, sit down lunch and entry to the tradeshow only $249.


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