RESTAURANT SUPERSTARS SHARE ADVICE ON NAVIGATING “HEALTHY CHANGE”

HEALTHY DINING’S CEO LEADS KEYNOTE AT THE WESTERN FOODSERVICE & HOSPITALITY EXPO

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LOS ANGELES, CALIF. (August 13, 2018) – Anita Jones-Mueller, Healthy Dining’s CEO and nationally known market innovator and thought leader in the healthy eating landscape, will lead the keynote session, Restaurant Superstars Navigating Healthy Change, at the California restaurant industry’s annual conference. The session will be held on Monday, August 20, 2018, from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. on Center Stage in West Hall at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

“Industry superstars” joining the panel include:

· Erik Oberholtzer, co-founder and executive chairman, Tender Greens

· Nicole Bushnell, vice president of marketing, Luna Grill Restaurants

· Jonathan Rollo, commander-in-leaf, Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop

· David E. Goldstein, chief operating officer, Sharky’s Woodfired Mexican Grill

The keynote is aimed at providing restaurateurs with strategic insight and inspiration to address today’s rapidly evolving customer expectations. Panelists will discuss the growing health, lifestyle and technology trends and how their restaurants are meeting guests’ preferences and preparing for continuing change over the next few years. Jones-Mueller will provide a “scorecard” for audience attendees to assess how their restaurant measures up in capitalizing on the emerging lifestyle and technology trends.

Jones-Mueller will also lead a discussion titled, The Emerging Health and Tech Trends: Are You Ready? on Sunday, August 19, from 12:00 to 12:45 p.m. and on Tuesday, August 21, from 2:00 – 2:45 p.m. Both sessions will be held in the Education Zone and will focus on helping restaurants understand today’s health, nutrition and technology shifts, and how to best transition for the future.

At Healthy Dining’s booth #412, attendees can view a live demo of the company’s groundbreaking, new MyMenu® technology, as well as learn more about Healthy Dining’s nutrition services. MyMenu is the first ever “virtual menu concierge” that matches restaurant menu items with guests’ health and lifestyle preferences.  MyMenu’s personalized, interactive experience is now available on the websites at over 1,000 restaurant locations nationwide, including California Pizza Kitchen, Rubio’s Coastal Grill, Souplantation, Sweet Tomatoes, and Farmer Boys. Luna Grill, Sizzler and Wood Ranch are set to launch soon. California Pizza Kitchen offers MyMenu in its mobile app and on tablets at all locations upon request.

Who: Anita Jones-Mueller, founder and CEO of Healthy Dining                 

What: 2018 Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo  

When: Restaurant Superstars Navigating Healthy Change: Monday, Aug. 20, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The Emerging Health and Tech Trends: Are You Ready?: Sunday, Aug. 19, 12:00 to 12:45 p.m. and Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2:00 to 2:45 p.m.

Where: Los Angeles Convention Center (West Hall)

Healthy Dining booth #412, Center Stage for keynote, and Education Zone for seminars

Info: To set up an interview with Jones-Mueller, contact Kimberly Turman at kturman@championmgt.com

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About Healthy Dining

Healthy Dining is the most experienced restaurant nutrition services provider in the world, supporting restaurants of all kinds and sizes with a variety of nutrition-related services that include nutrient analysis, allergen and gluten identification, and validation of attributes such as “organic,” “clean,” “vegan,” and other terms. Healthy Dining recently developed groundbreaking technology that enables restaurants to provide accurate, real-time digital nutrition data to guests. This new technology, MyMenu®, gives guests unprecedented personalization functionality to find menu items based on personal health needs and lifestyle preferences. This technology – accessed on the restaurant websites, mobile apps, and/or tablets and kiosks within the restaurant – is poised to revolutionize how guests choose restaurants and find menu items aligned with personal goals and preferences.

For more information, visit HealthyDining.bizHealthyDiningFinder.com and RestaurantNutrition.com.