June 2017 - Total Food Service

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AHF-NY 2017 Exhibition M etro New York’s leading Healthcare foodservice executives met at the Sheraton LaGuardia last month for their annual Educational Seminar and Vendor Exhibition with a theme of: “Elevating Your Plate-Strategies for Taking your Services to the Next Level.” After a warm welcome from AHFNY president, Andria Coleman of CNM North shore LLJ Health Systems, the group was challenged and stimulated by a wide diversity of topic and speakers. The morning session included presentations on Malnutrition in Hospitalized Patients: Trends and Outcomes, Improving Employee Rela-

tions, Flavor Enhancing Trends and a networking break. The afternoon curriculum began with a Vendor Exhibition, and a networking and poster session followed by motivation speaker Joel Weintraub talking about Humor for The Health of It. The curriculum concluded with Lois Wallace of the U.S. Department of Labor talking “All About OSHA” followed by some closing remarks, evaluation, and raffle! The event also included a truly memorable vendor exhibition that included several aisles of the very latest in innovative solutions for the healthcare feeder. From the latest in flooring solution from Acrylic Floorings to

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(L to R) Chapter president Andria Coleman of NY Presbyterian Hospital, event chair Jill Herling of Regeis Care Center, and Kim Bunn-Minsky, Director of Food & Nutrition Services, Woodmere Rehab

(L to R) Creedmor’s Marguerita Walcott and Stephen Chow of South Beach Psychiatric Center

industry leaders like Culinary Depot, H. Weiss, Imperial Bag, Pecinka Ferri, and Pro-Tek. Kudos to event chair Jill Herling

and her team for creating an event in which every attendee and exhibitor walked away with concepts they could put to work immediately.