We are technically skilled Food and Nutrition Managers. We are in charge of all aspects of the daily operations of our departments. Our responsibilities include:

co-ordinating and supervising the operations of the Food Service/Nutrition Department to provide optimal nutrition services assisting Administration in maintaining efficient and cost-effective operations ensuring high standards of food safety and nutritional care in all aspects of food production and food services

Where We Are Found

  • Healthcare Facilities: Acute, Chronic, Long Term Care and Rehabilitation
  • Hospitals
  • Community-based Nutrition: Health Units
  • Correctional Services
  • Retirement Facilities
  • University, College, School and Industry Food Services
  • Education programs specializing in the Food Service Industry
  • Consulting Services
  • Food Service Companies
  • Daycare Centres

Our Qualifications

OSNM members have completed a college program in Food and Nutrition Management that is accredited by the Canadian Society of Nutrition Management (CSNM), and have an active membership with CSNM
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Have completed a CSNM accredited course in Food and Nutrition Management with supervisory experience, and have successfully completed the criteria for membership into CSNM.

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    Thursday, March 26, 2020 -The LTC Public Inquiry has underscored the critical importance of ensuring that your home has the proper processes in place for workplace investigations. This timely session provides the training recommended in the report and is a must attend for any staff who conduct investigations as well as those who need to be aware of proper process and due diligence investigation principles. Find out more: 

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    Annual General Meeting and Convention

    Ontario's largest gathering of senior staff from not-for-profit long term care homes, seniors’ housing and community service organizations.

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