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Schedule

The schedule below is subject to change. All events take place at the Mohegan Sun.

Monday, March 30
Registration   1:00 p.m.  - 6:00 p.m  Earth Convention Center Gateway
First-Time Attendee Reception   3:30 p.m.  - 4:30 p.m Harvest 1 & 2
Meet & Greet by Roles   4:30 p.m.  - 5:00 p.m Earth Ballroom Pre-Function
Welcome Reception and Culinary Challenge   5:00 p.m.  - 7:30 p.m. Earth Ballrooms
     
Tuesday, March 31
Yoga with Erin   6:30 a.m.    Earth Meeting Rooms
Registration   7:00 a.m. -  5:00 p.m.  Earth Convention Center Gateway
Breakfast   8:00 a.m. -  8:45 a.m. Earth Prefuction
Announce Winners   8:45 a.m.  - 9:00 a.m. Earth Ballrooms
General Session - "The Meaning of Mentoring"
with Elle Simone Scott
  9:00 a.m.  -10:00 a.m. Earth Ballrooms
Break 10:00 a.m.  - 10:15 a.m.  

Learning Session

  • Calibrating the Balance Between Residential & Retail Dining
  • Plant-Based and Nut-Free
  • Understanding Indian: Spices, regionality, and influences
  • Mentoring Matchmaking
  • 20 Social Media Tips and Trends for 2020
  • NACUFS Town Hall
10:15 a.m.  - 11:15 a.m. Thunder 1 & 2, Harvest 1 & 2, Hunting, Falling Leaves, Hot Sun 2
Break 11:15 a.m.  - 11:30 a.m.  

Learning Sessions

  • Cooking WithOUT Gas! Kitchen Electrification
  • Zap the Gap Generational Differences Reexamined
  • Building a Plant-Forward Menu with Lentils
  • Engagement: It's a Belief not a Program
  • Robotic Delivery is Right for your Campus
  • Quick Wins: Reducing Your Pre-Consumer Kitchen Waste
  11:30 a.m. -  12:30 p.m. Thunder 1 & 2, Harvest 1 & 2, Hunting, Falling Leaves, Hot Sun 2
Showcase  12:30 p.m. -  3:30 p.m. Earth Ballrooms

General Session - "Food Psychology: Understanding Unconscious Factors That Impact Food Choices."

  4:00 p.m.  - 5:15 p.m. Earth Ballrooms
Industry Reception   5:15 p.m.  - 6:30 p.m. Earth Prefunction
Dinner On Your Own   6:30 p.m.    
     
Wednesday, April 1
Walk Mohegan   6:30 a.m.    Earth Hotel Lobby
Registration   7:00 a.m.  - 1:00 p.m.  Earth Convention Center Gateway
Breakfast   8:00 a.m.  - 9:00 a.m. Earth Prefunction
General Session -"Feeding Generation Z"
with Priya Krishna
  9:00 a.m. -  10:15 a.m. Earth Ballrooms
Break 10:15 a.m.  - 10:30 a.m.  
Super Session: A Five Bite Story
and Storytelling
10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Earth Ballrooms
Lunch, Business Meeting 12:00 p.m. -  1:15 p.m.  Earth Ballroom

Learning Sessions

  • The Science and Architecture of Successful Engagement
  • How Technology is Reshaping the Physcial Retail Experience
  • Blending 101 - Beyond Blending Burgers
  • Tracking our way towards more values-based procurement: Exploring the role of traceability in setting and reaching regional food goals
  • Waste Not: How to Manage Lean Food Operations
  • IATF Priority Points
  1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Thunder 1 & 2, Harvest 1 & 2, Hunting, Falling Leaves, Hot Sun 2
Break   2:30 p.m.  - 2:45 p.m.  

Learning Sessions

  • Religious Dietary Restrictions in the On-Campus Dining Experience
  • Knowing What to Stand For - A Process Toward Inspirational Strategy
  • The Increasing Necessity of a Progressive Food Allergy Program
  • Strategies and Innovations for Sustainable Composting
  • Student Hunger GETS Swiped Out
  2:45 p.m.  - 3:45 p.m. Thunder 1 & 2, Harvest 1 & 2, Hunting, Falling Leaves, Hot Sun 2
End of Education   3:45 p.m.    
Closing Event   6:30 p.m.  - 8:30 p.m. Game On!

 

Download Our Mobile App

Our Mobile App has all the information you will need for the conference, including: schedule of events, exhibitors, sponsors, speakers, and much more.

Steps to downloand the app:

1. Visit the app store or Google Play, and download the Guidebook app
Note: if you have used the NACUFS app in previous years, you will need to download the Guidebook app. No worries, it's free! No passcodes are required.
2. Upon download, open the app and click "Find Guides" in the lower right corner
3. Search "NACUFS"
4. Regional guides will aprear. Click "Get" and select the Mid-Atlantic/Northeast guide
5. Open and enjoy!