July 20, 2023 Randy and Lisa are speaking at the 2023 NACUFS National Conference in Baltimore. We will be joined by Betsy Helgesen from the University of Minnesota-Duluth Dining and Heather Ryall from MIT Dining. The topic is “Using Audits to Elevate your Special Diets Program“.

August 3, 2022 Lisa Eberhart was featured on the latest Nutrislice “Pass the Tots” podcast. It’s a great listen for those interested in nutrition, menu transparency, and how important these topics are in today’s food service world.

Nutrislice Pass the Tots Podcast

July 15, 2022 Randy Lait of Menu Analytics was named the David R. Prentkowski Distinguished Lifetime Member Award at the National Association of College and University Foods Services (NACUFS) conference in Spokane, Washington. Nominated by peers and colleagues, this award honors an individual who has retired from a college and university foodservice leadership position or other position that supported the betterment of college and university foodservices. 

June 28, 2022 Our own Randy Lait was featured on the Nutrislice “Pass the Tots” podcast where we talk about menu transparency, college food services, leadership and more!

Nutrislice Pass the Tots Podcast

June 7, 2022 Lisa Eberhart of Menu Analytics presented “A Smart Plan for Transitioning to Digital Labeling “ at the UMASS Chefs Conference in Amherst, outlining the switch to digital platforms to communicate nutrition and food allergens. This approach provides more useful and accurate information for customers, and is easier to manage from an operator perspective.

November 7-9, 2021 Randy Lait of Menu Analytics was invited to participate in the IFMA President’s Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona. There were outstanding sessions on the current state and future of the foodservice industry.

September 21, 2021 Menu Analytics was invited to speak at the Mediterranean Diet Roundtable at Notre Dame University. We spoke on optimizing restaurant menus using items that align with the principles of the Mediterranean Diet. Learn more about it here!

August 4, 2021 Menu Analytics sat down with Chris Tripoli and Barry Shuster from RestaurantOwner.com to discuss how nutrition data for restaurant menus can drive traffic and improve key restaurant operating metrics. Give it a listen here!

Jan 13, 2021 Menu Analytics was featured in the Resilient Food Business Summit series: Cultivating Community and Well-Being created by Galley Solutions, makers of an amazing data driven food service management system.

Download it here.

November 6, 2020 Lisa presented “But First, Communication: The In’s and Out’s of Menu Transparency” virtually to an audience from the Food Allergy Resource and Education (FARE) College Summit.

June 10, 2020 Lisa presented “Health and Wellness in the New Normal” at the UMASS Chef’s Conference in Amherst, MA. Read more about it in Food Management magazine here.

A video blog about it can be viewed here as well.

Jan 13, 2020 Lisa and Randy appeared on Chef Shawn Bucher’s podcast on The Business Chef. You can listen to it here.

Randy and Lisa on “The Business Chef” podcast.

May , 2019 – Randy Lait receives the IFMA Silver Plate as Operator of the Year in the College and University segment at the National Restaurant Association Show in Chicago.

June 2015 – Named Food College Innovator of the Year by Food Management magazine.