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 Sydney on Tuesday 21 May 2024.

The cost to attend is $249 inc GST. 


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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.


2024 Speakers include:




Jessica Zilujko

Food, Nutrition and Dining Unit - Age Care Quality & Safety Commission

Sally McCray

Mater Health

Luke Mangan

LUKE MANGAN & COMPANY

Julie Dundon

Nutrition Professionals Australia

John Casey

Culinary Studio

Dr Cherie Hugo

The Lantern Alliance

Ingrid Roche

National Allergy Council

Liz Keating

Dementia Australia

Peter Morgan-Jones

St Vincent’s Care Services

Chloe McLeod

VERDE NUTRITION CO

Sean Cunnington

Evereo

Nathan Griffiths

Estia Health

Rodger Graf

CREATIVE CUISINE

Kunal Patel

Estia Health

Tawnya Bahr

Straight to the Source

2024 Program includes:

8.30am

Registration and coffee

8.50am

Introduction and Welcome

Tawnya Bahr - Director and Food Consultant Chef, Straight To The Source

9.00am

What is the commission doing to improve food, nutrition and the dining experience in aged care?

Jessica Zilujko - Director, Food, Nutrition and Dining unit, Age Care Quality and Safety Commission

9.35am

Smooth operations in an aged care kitchen.

Nathan Griffiths - Hospitality Development Manager, Estia Health

Kunal Patel - Head Chef, Estia Health

10.05am

Menu appraisal learnings for chefs and management from the Maggie Beer Foundation training program.

Julie Dundon - Dietitian, Nutrition Professionals Australia


10.40am

Morning tea

11.00am

Chefs and Dietitians Working Together. What Can’t They Do?

Luke Mangan - Restaurateur, Chef

Sally McCray - Director Dietetics and Foodservices Mater Health

12.00pm

Dining with dementia.

Liz Keating – Facilitator, Dementia Australia

12.30pm

Lunch and visit to Foodservice Australia

2.00pm

Smart Dining: How Data Raises the Bar on Aged Care Cuisine.

Cherie Hugo - Accredited Practising Dietitian, The Lantern Alliance

2.40pm

Nutritious prepared foods to super charge your kitchen.

Rodger Graf – Managing Director, Creative Cuisine

Sean Cunnington – Key Account Manager, Unox

Chloe McLeod – Nutritionist, Verde Nutrition


3.10pm

Are you ready for the food allergy wave?

Ingrid Roche – Senior project officer, National Allergy Council

3.20pm

Food First – Age appropriate nutrition at home.

John Casey - Culinary Director, Culinary Studio

Peter Morgan-Jones - Quality and Compliance Manager, St Vincent’s Care Services

3.50pm

Summit Conclusion

Tawnya Bahr - Straight To The Source

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