The MSNA Mentorship Network is a group of volunteer School Food Service Directors and Cook Managers that will provide much needed support to MSNA members by sharing their knowledge, insights, skills, and experiences with peers who are new to the field or someone seasoned who may just have questions in a particular area. Please contact Mentors directly to inquire about mentorship.
Here’s how to easily find a mentor:
- Click on the tabs to see what mentoring options are available.
- View the mentors available within that option-click on “Meet the Mentors” tab to gain more information regarding each mentor and choose who most closely matches your own district.
- You can click on their name to send an email, or call your mentor directly.
Please note that reference herein to any products, services or expressed ideas do not constitute or imply its endorsement or recommendation by MSNA.
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Meet the Mentors
Meet the Mentors
Director, St. Cloud
|9,500||13||110||After School Snack, Catering, Fruit/Veg Grant||High F/R % (50% district wide) Breakfast at all locations|
|1,000||2||9||After School Snack, Evening Meals, CACFP and Summer Meals, Delivery of Meals Offsite||4 Day School Week|
|1,750||3||19||After School Snack||N/A|
|1,200||3||13||Breakfast, Catering Special Milk||Active with F2S, Great Trays, MDH’s “Making it Better”|
|650||N/A||5||Books and Bkfst, Grandparents week, Beach day, Soup Bowl Project||N/A|
Culinary Express Supervisor
|8,000||10||90||Catering, Concessions, Vending, Student Wellness||N/A|
Director, Eden Prairie
|3,300||9||50||After School Snacks, Catering, Contracting with other Schools||District Marketing Plans, F2S|
Mananger, Sartell/St. Stephen
Phone: 320-656-3201 ext. 2509
|960||1||8||Headstart, After School Snacks, bkfst in the Classroom, Catering, Satellite Schools||Food Court Servery. 6-8 entrée choices/day and grab and go lunch|
|16,500||27||110||Catering, Headstart, Evening Meals, Dietetic Internship Program||Has a Wellness Dietitian|
Asst. Director, Hopkins
|8,000||10||95||Afterschool Snack, Catering, Vending, Concessions||Run concessions and operate vending programs in district. Has incorporated scratch cooking into program as well.|
Phone: 651-772-2565 ext. 110
|584||1||4||After School Program, Catering||Quality, Customer Service|
|3,900||6||37||Milk Programs, Catering for District Events, Summer Food, Kid Venture Snacks||N/A|
Head Cook, Sartell
Phone: 320-656-3701 ext. 5116
|N/A||2||8||Satellite food to Benson Stearns||N/A|