Watch: Innovation spotlight panel on technology and educational foodservice

Leading FCSI The Americas consultants discussed how new technology can drive change for better in institutional foodservice

Leading FCSI The Americas consultants joined market experts for this virtual panel discussion on the role of technology in educational foodservice.

The talk, supported by Duke Manufacturing, marked the first in a series of Innovation Spotlight virtual panel sessions coming up on

With different perspectives coming from manufacturing, operation and consultancy, the session throws up fascinating insights on the part technology plays in institutional foodservice.

Chaired by Tina Nielsen, editor of FCSI’s Foodservice Consultant magazine, the discussion saw hugely experienced consultants Tarah Schroeder FCSI, executive principal of Ricca Design Studios; Brett Daniel FCSI, BIM manager/project manager of Camacho Associates join Beth Wallace, executive director for food and nutrition of Jeffco Public Schools and Lloyd Hartsfield, president of Countercraft Inc, which forms part of Duke Manufacturing.

The panel covered topics, including:

  • The impact and opportunities coming from technological advances, both front and back of house
  • How technology can help alleviate staffing challenges
  • Short and longer term technology trends for the sector
  • The potential of connectivity in foodservice equipment and the advantages this brings
  • Future developments coming down the line for educational foodservice

You can watch the video of the panel session below:



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