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This webinar was presented live on March 4, 2020.
The focus of this panel discussion will be on both consumer-facing and corporate recipe development in the retail setting. Strategies will be shared on how dietitians in all area of practice can learn from these retail dietitians to better engage consumers in what and how they eat!
CPE Level: 2
Learning Need Codes: 6010, 8060, 8100
Performance Indicators: 12.4.5, 13.2.3, 8.4.2
- Define the Registered Dietitian’s role with recipe development in the retail industry.
- Identify techniques to influence consumer shopping and eating habits through recipe development.
- Identify ways that dietitians in other areas of practice can implement recipe development techniques into their practice.
Emily Parent, MFCS, RD, LD
Emily Parent, MFCS, RD, LD is a Registered Dietitian with a strong passion for championing nutrition and wellness. She has a diverse dietetic background in retail, e-commerce, wellness program development and weight management, including Certificate of Trainings in both Adult Weight Management and Obesity Interventions. In her position as a Supermarket Registered Dietitian for the St. Cloud, Minnesota-based retailer, Coborn’s, Emily works closely with category managers, department leads and vendors to develop dietitian-backed omnichannel promotions. These partnerships have resulted in over 70 Minneapolis-St. Paul TV segments and have sparked innovations such as Coborn’s dietitian-approved meal kits. These meal kits led Emily to receive the Progressive Grocer Retail Dietitian Outstanding Innovation Award in 2017 and Retail Dietitian of the Year for both The Produce for Better Health Foundation and Retail Dietitian Business Alliance in 2019. Complimenting her work with various departments, Emily also helps lead Coborn’s wellness program which reaches it’s over 9,000 employees across 120+ locations. In addition to her work with Coborn’s, Emily also serves on the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food and Culinary Professionals DPG board as the Supermarket/Retail Chair and is the current President for the Minnesota Academy Nutrition and Dietetics board.
Jenni Dreyer, MS, RDN, CD
Jenni Dreyer is a Nutrition Communications Specialist at Festival Foods. She received her Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from the University of Wisconsin - Madison, completed her dietetic internship at the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay, and obtained her Masters of Science in Dietetics from Kansas State University. Her work experience also includes community nutrition and school foodservice. Jenni is the gal behind the camera at Festival Foods and enjoys recipe development and food photography.
Ashley Martinez, MFN, RDN, LD, NASM-CPT