Dining & Hospitality Conference

With Programming Provided by the Culinary Institute of America (CIA)

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Shining a Light on Senior Living Dining and Hospitality

Argentum and The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) are pleased to offer a first-of-its-kind experience: The Argentum Dining & Hospitality Conference with programming provided by the CIA, premiering this September in Phoenix. The CIA will be spearheading this conference within a conference, leading special sessions designed for dining and hospitality professionals across senior living.

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Who Should Register?

The Dining & Hospitality Conference is designed to benefit those working in senior living dining as well as those in the hospitality industry exploring the senior living field, including heads of dining and hospitality services, executive chefs, dining operations managers, regional dining managers, procurement staff, dietitians and dietary managers, community restaurant managers, nutrition and wellness managers, etc.

Participants can register for a pass that provides access to dedicated dining and hospitality programming as well as a wide range of offerings within the larger Senior Living Executive Conference. Enjoy the Mainstage sessions including a Heroes Work Here Celebration featuring our 2021 awards winners; the opening reception; morning keynotes on Tuesday and Wednesday, and the Expo, all for a reduced rate!


$750 Member
$850 Nonmember

$850 Member
$950 Nonmember

Session Content Is Driven by Top Issues


Tuesday, September 14 | 9:45 – 10:45 am and 11:00 am – 12 pm
Wednesday, September 15 | 12:30 – 1:30 pm and 1:45 – 2:45 pm

Session topics coming soon!

In a recent Argentum survey of senior living executive directors and professionals,


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said they did so for better quality.

“With so much emphasis on food in our daily lives...it is imperative that food service staff at senior living residences innovate to provide quality meals that are both flavorful and healthful. We look forward to working with Argentum to help senior living professionals take a fresh look at their dining and hospitality programs and continue to evolve and improve the residential dining experience.”

-Certified Master Chef Brad Barnes, director of CIA Consulting and Industry Programs

See What's Heating Up at the Culinary Showcase

Back by popular demand, join us for a culinary showcase at the Expo featuring top senior living chefs and senior-designed recipes to keep residents not just healthy, but happy!

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