How to Provide Nutritious and Delicious for $6 a Day

workshop1The BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA) is pleased to renew a second season of training workshops exclusive to BCCPA service-provider members. For our seventh workshop, the BCCPA has partnered with our valued commercial member and 2015 Annual Conference Silver sponsor, Sysco Canada, to host its first Okanagan workshop in Kelowna! This afternoon workshop will address issues about rising food costs, delivering nutritional meals, and ways to control these rising costs.

Workshop Topic

How to Provide Nutritious and Delicious for $6 a Day

workshop2In today’s economic environment, do you struggle with consistently maintaining your food costs? Is the rising cost of Protein and Produce forcing you to adjust your menu selections? Do you wish you could eliminate snacks or downgrade to 2 meals per day? Do you find that sometimes lower cost means lower quality and less value?

Do you ever wish you had someone that could keep tabs on your food cost daily?

Well then, you do not want to miss this opportunity to learn new and innovative ways to keep your food costs under control and on budget. Come and share your experiences, hear about other industry colleagues’ solutions, and learn new ways to stay on budget with your food costs.

Come with an open mind and be prepared to walk away with good ideas that you can implement right away to start keeping you on budget, at the same time delivering Nutritious and Delicious Meals to your residents for $6 per day.


Workshop Leaders:

workshop3Robert Cunningham began his career in healthcare 35 years ago, cooking in a healthcare facility. He has worked in all aspects of the food industry, including manufacturing, restaurants, retail grocery and foodservice distribution. In 2001 Robert started with Sysco as National Corporate Sales Manager, then Director of Healthcare and Multi Unit sales. He has his Level 2 Sommelier Certification with the International Sommelier Guild and has been living in Kelowna for the past 5 years. Robert is very involved in the industry at all levels, including speaking at Seniors Conferences, a committee member for BCSLA Conference, member of the Culinary Arts Program Advisory Council for Okanagan College and member of the Okanagan Chefs Association. Robert enjoys spending time with his family and has 3 grown sons. He spends his free time hiking, golfing, paddle boarding and honing his sommelier skills entertaining friends at dinner parties. He is blessed to live in the Okanagan where “living local” is very easy to do. 

workshop4Karen Hurley graduated from The University of Western Ontario, Brescia College, with a Bachelor of Science Degree and completed her Administrative Dietetic Internship at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto.  Since her internship, Karen has worked at the Georgetown Hospital and The Toronto Hospital prior to joining Sysco in 1997.  Karen has held a variety of Healthcare positions at Sysco and is currently Manager of Healthcare Systems supporting all our Sysco Canada operating companies.  She has specialized in areas including healthcare marketing, key account sales, new business development, and our Healthcare software systems, Synergy and Recipes On Demand.  Karen brings a unique approach to the profession of dietetics promoting the role of Registered Dietitians working in business and industry.  As a result, Karen has been invited as a guest lecturer at The University of Western Ontario, George Brown College and several customer association conferences.   


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Thursday, August 20, 2015
1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Lakeview Lodge
2337 Butt Road, West Kelowna
Ph: 250-768-3802
Parking Info:
Visitors and over-flow parking in lot.
By Car: 
Southbound on Hwy. 97 in West Kelowna and turn right on Butt Road.
This complimentary workshop is exclusive to BCCPA members and is valued at at a price of $150+.


Register now!


This event is brought to you by:

workshop6Sysco is the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from home. Its family of products also includes equipment and supplies for the foodservice and hospitality industries.


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