2013 Annual State Conference
August 5 - August 7, 2013
WSNA’s Annual State Conference is the highlight of every year, and this year will be no exception. We hope to see you all there!
Hotel Information: The conference hotel is the Red Lion Hotel, Yakima City Center, 607 East Yakima Avenue. Phone: 509.248.5900 or 800.733.5466. Conference rates are: Single/Double: $85; Triple/Quad: $95. Clicking on this link will take you directly to the Red Lion website. Fill in Yakima and the dates you wish to stay. The rate code for our event is WASC0802. If you phone in your reservation, be sure to mention that you are attending the Washington School Nutrition Association Annual Conference. Reserve your room early to insure that space is available. Hotel reservation deadline is July 12. If you are paying with a purchase order, please fax it to the hotel at least 30 days prior to arrival ( Fax # 509-575-7731).
If you find that the Red Lion is booked at the time you make your reservations, a block of rooms is available at the Holiday Inn, 802 East Yakima Avenue (across the street from the Convention Center). You may make reservations by following this link.
Room are also available at the Fairfield Inn & Suites. Follow this link and enter group code wsnwsnd for rooms with 2 beds, or wsnwsnk for a room with a king. or call to make reservations (509-452-3100).
The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) and WSNA will once again be jointly offering training classes before and during conference. We anticipate that there will be 10-hour classes. In addition, there will be some shorter classes that will meet the Key Area requirements for moving to Level 2 Certification. Pre-conference classes will be held on Saturday, August 3, & Sunday, August 4. Information about the classes to be offered this year will be posted here later.
Watch for details about Monday evening's Night of Entertainment. It promises to be another outstanding event. Thank you to our industry partners for your support of this event.
Exhibits will be held at the SunDome on Tuesday. Busses will be provided, or you may drive your car. As always, they will be informative and fun.
Links to 2013 Conference presentations:
Accomodating Student Dietary Needs
Breakfast Meal Pattern Highlights
Dietary Specifications & Nutrient Analysis
Offer vs Serve
Farm-to-School Recipe Challenge
~Asian Slaw Recipe
~Latin American Salad Recipe
~Safari Salad Salsa Recipe
~Indian Salad Recipe
~Mediterranean Garden Salad Recipe