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New Releases from Pineapple Academy


We are pleased to announce the release of our Puree Program training series. Our two industry experts, Chef Ron Sabatini, CEC and Marissa Chiapperino, RD will guide you through this program.

The topics covered in this training series include:
  • Understanding the Basics of a Purée Program 
  • How to Purée Meat, Poultry, Fish and Eggs
  • How to Purée Starches, Vegetables and Fruit 
  • Best Practices for Purée Plating

Check out the trailer video for the Puree Program here! 


We are pleased to release several new topics that address some of the challenges faced by Human Resources as we work through recruiting, onboarding, and retaining our teams in a POST COVID environment. This is a three-part course within our Management Development Series that is hosted by our two industry experts, Chef Greg Gorgone, CDM, CFPP and Jay Zweibaum. 

The topics covered in this training series include:
  • Finding the Right Future Team Member
  • The Onboarding Process
  • Building & Retaining a Great Team

This course is Dining with Dignity and part of our Management Development series. You will learn 10 overall best practices to maximize the dining experience in your community. Whether your dining rooms are open, or you are serving residents in their rooms, this course will give you ideas to take your dining services to the next level. Please see our introduction video below.

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    Memorial Hospital of Converse County, Director of Hospitality Services