In this hour-long webcast our panel of experts will focus on the flow of food through restaurants, offering food-safe tips from dock to dining. We will address best practices in such areas as receiving, storage, thawing and holding, preparation and serving of food items.
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Foodservice Equipment & Supplies Magazine
National Restaurant Association
Sarah Leszka is an Illinois Registered and Licensed Dietitian, Registered Environmental Health Specialist/Registered Sanitarian, and a Certified Professional in Food Safety. She graduated from Loyola University Chicago with a Bachelor of Science in Food and Nutrition and began her career as a clinical dietitian for Compass Group, where she worked her way up to director of dining services. From there, Leszka went on to work for EcoSure, a division of Ecolab, as a training manager, specializing in food safety and workplace safety training. In 2014, she joined the National Restaurant Association as a training developer. Leszka has more than 15 years of experience in the foodservice industry, where her passion lies in food safety and training.
Executive Vice President of Operations
Lone Star Restaurant Supply
Steve Schaefer started his foodservice career in 1984 in Kansas City, Mo., working for a bar in the Westport area called Buzzard Beach. He moved to Austin in 1987 where he became a highly sought after professional operator for various bar and restaurant concepts before opening his own coffee house called Java Jive in 1993. Schaeffer has been in the foodservice equipment and supplies business since 1997. In 2005 he was recruited to join Lone Star Restaurant Supply where he has made his mark as a member of SEFA, the company’s buying group. Schaeffer sits on SEFA’s training committee; he is a Level 2 SEFA Pro, holds a current ServSafe food safety certificate, and is a Certified ServSafe instructor.