Aged Care Catering Summit

Reinventing aged care hospitality

As the demands and expectations of Australia’s booming aged care sector evolve we are also seeing huge changes in the way meals are prepared and served. At the Aged Care Catering Summit the industry will come together to discuss the latest trends and techniques. With a vibrant speaker program and networking opportunities the summit will deliver real ideas and benefits for delegates.

Who should attend an Aged Care Catering Summit?

The Summit is ideal for general managers, catering managers, facility managers, chefs, nutritionists, commercial caterers, consultants and suppliers. Really it is for anyone involved in catering to these important older consumers. It is affordably priced so that you can bring the whole team.

Speakers at the last summit included:

Cherie Hugo

The Lantern Project

John Casey

Live Life Cook

Rodger Graf

Nutritious Cuisine

Bernadette Dutton

Plena Healthcare

Julie Dundon

Nutrition Professionals Australia

Ashleigh Jones

Lite n' Easy

Sean Cunnington


Simon Holloway


Loretta Reiken

Lantern Consultant Chef

Tawnya Bahr

Straight To The Source

This conference is great value at only $249 for the full day including all sessions, light lunch and entry to the tradeshow.

Running from 9am - 3.30pm on Monday 5 August 2024

Online registration is open now!

The program from last time


Registration and coffee



Tawnya Bahr – Straight To The Source


Industry direction and overview

Cherie Hugo - The Lantern Project


Dining with dysphagia

Bernadette Dutton - Plena Healthcare

Rodger Graf – Nutritious Cuisine

Moderator: Tawnya Bahr


Morning tea


The future of ageing – a food first approach

Ashleigh Jones – Lite n’ Easy


Will your kitchen cope with the next emergency?

John Casey - Live Life Foods

Moderator: Tawnya Bahr


Innovation, and practical take-home tips to implement today

Sean Cunnington - Evereo

Rodger Graf – Nutritious Cuisine

Loretta Reiken - Lantern Consultant Chef

Moderator: Tawnya Bahr


Lunch, and a visit to Food and Hospitality Queensland


Benefits of edible gardening in elder care

Simon Holloway - Vegepod


Outcomes for the Royal Commission and the Basic Daily Fee

Julie Dundon – Nutrition Professionals Australia


Conference conclusion and key take-aways

Tawnya Bahr

If you are based in Sydney then check out the Aged Care Catering Summit running on Tuesday 21 May as part of Foodservice Australia. For more information visit