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Deborah (Debbi) Beauvais, RDN, CDN, SNS

School Nutrition Specialist

Deborah Beauvais

Areas of Expertise:

  • Food Labels, Label Reading
  • Food Preparation and Meal Planning
  • Food Safety
  • School Meals
  • School Nutrition Policy

Beauvais has more than 30 years of experience in foodservice management, including 14 years feeding children in schools. She is the district supervisor of school nutrition services at the Gates-Chili Central School District and the East Rochester Union Free School District. Under her direction, these programs have received Best Practice Awards from the New York Office of General Services and the New York Department of Education for excellence in marketing school meals; creative and innovative school nutrition practices; and increasing breakfast participation. In the 2012-2013 school year, the Gates Chili Elementary Schools received the national distinction of Bronze Level HealthierUS Challenge School. Beauvais is ServSafe-certified and a New York State Education Department master instructor in food sanitation and safety. She was the 2012-2013 president of the New York School Nutrition Association and a member of the Education Committee for the National School Nutrition Association. Beauvais worked in health-care foodservice management at Saga/Marriott/Sodexo; taught at a local cooking school; and worked as a corporate nutrition consultant. She served as an adjunct professor at Monroe Community College. Beauvais is a graduate of the University of Dayton.


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