On-Demand Learning Center

With 75+ hours total of on-demand Culinology® sessions, connect knowledge with need through RCA’s On-Demand Learning Center...whenever you want! RCA member attendees (full conference registration) of the 2017 RCA Annual Conference have complimentary access to several hours of cutting-edge, Culinology® education sessions through October 2017, and discounted session rates are available to RCA member non-conference attendees.

RCA is constantly looking for new content to provide to members and nonmembers across a wide range of formats. If you have a good idea for a session or paper and you would like to be considered for upcoming educational opportunities, please complete this form

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Webinar Recordings 

RCA Webinar: The Kuli Kuli Moringa Story: Creating an Ingredient Trend

Friday, Dec 7, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT

Lisa Curtis is the Founder & CEO of Kuli Kuli, the first brand to introduce the green superfood moringa to the US market. Lisa founded Kuli Kuli after working with moringa as a Peace Corps Volunteer. Lisa has grown Kuli Kuli from a Peace Corps dream into a multi-million dollar social enterprise that sells delicious moringa products in over 6,000 stores. Lisa and Kuli Kuli have been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes and hundreds of other publications. Prior to Kuli Kuli, Lisa served as the Communications Director at Mosaic where she managed a team of six to grow the company from zero to over $5M invested in solar through Mosaic’s online marketplace. Previously, Lisa wrote political briefings for President Obama in the White House, served as a United Nations Environment Programme Youth Advisor and worked at an impact investment firm in India. She writes for a variety of outlets including Forbes and The Huffington Post. Lisa has been recognized as a StartingBloc Fellow, a Wild Gift Better World Entrepreneur, an Ashoka Emerging Innovator and a Udall Scholar. She was honored as a 30 Under 30 Leader by Forbes, GreenBiz and the University of California. She was also named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 "Top of the Class" for Social Entrepreneurship.

Speakers: Lisa Curtis

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RCA Webinar: Creating Flavorful Dishes and Enhancing the Dining Experience with Beef and Alcohol

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CDT

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, a contractor to the Beef Checkoff, discusses one of the top questions they receive – how to pair beef and alcohol. During this session, you will hear beef culinary experts present how wine, beer and spirits play a role in creating flavorful beef dishes. The team will also provide guidance on the principles of pairing wine, beer and spirits with beef cuts to enhance the dining experience.

Speakers: Barry Strand and Laura Hagen

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RCA Webinar: Preparing and Menuing New Beef Cuts

Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CDT

The chefs from National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, a contractor to the Beef Checkoff, will discuss one of the big trends in foodservice this year – new beef cuts. From the Denver Steak to the Sirloin Flap, from the Coullote to the Tri-Tip, restaurants are branching out beyond traditional middle meats to give customers new beef dishes to choose from. Cuts, applications and international flavors to enhance beef will be discussed.

Speakers: Barry Strand, Laura Hagen, Marci Levine

This webinar is available FREE to RCA members and $30 for

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RCA Webinar: Becoming a Weed in a Garden of Roses

Monday, June 25, 2018 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM CDT

In the world we live and work in today, we are faced with new challenges that can trigger a fear keep us stagnant, or the challenge can help strengthen us to be a better person. Tired of feeling as if your life is a punching bag? Ready to be the leader you were born to be? Hungry for excellence without the worry of what others think? Join Chef Kami R. Smith for her discussion on becoming a weed in a garden of roses.

Speaker: Kami Smith

This webinar is available FREE to RCA members and $30 for non-members.

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RCA Webinar: Hop to it: The Why and How of A Sustainable Alternate Protein

Monday, May 14, 2018 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM CDT

During this webinar, we'll discuss why edible insects are a sustainable, alternate protein, speak to the how they may be utilized, and cover some details about specific insects as food in terms of nutrition and comparison to other proteins.

Speaker(s): Cheryl Preyer, Robert Nathan Allen, Wendy Lu McGill

This webinar is available FREE to RCA members and $30 for non-members.

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RCA Webinar: Beef in a Sustainable Food System

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CDT

A sustainable food system is defined by the United Nations as a “system that delivers food security and nutrition for all in such a way that the economic, social and environmental bases to generate food security and nutrition for future generations are not compromised.” This webinar will cover several examples of how beef production fits into a sustainable food system including beef cattle’s upcycling superpower, how beef production allows us to generate delicious and high-quality protein from lands unsuitable for cultivation, and the progress that the U.S. beef industry has made over time to become more environmentally efficient.

This webinar is available FREE to RCA members and $30 for non-members.

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White Space: Transforming Retail Trends into Foodservice

Thursday, Mar 15, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT

There are several beverage retail trends that aren’t yet pervasive within foodservice, but based on consumer reception would likely be popular. Enhanced water (flavored, functional, sparkling, etc.), functional coffee (w/ mct oil, protein, probiotics) and better-for-you beverages are just a few categories that aren’t adequately represented in foodservice. This presentation will explore the marketplace, explain the current challenges and present solutions and ideas for developing more innovative and on trend menus.

This webinar is available FREE to RCA members and $30 for non-members.

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Trend Spotlight: Coffee & Tea

Tuesday, February 20th at 11 a.m. CT

This session will focus on establishments and menus that are incorporating some of the hottest attributes (sparkling, nitro, cold brew) into their offerings. In addition to discussing the aforementioned attributes, this session will also highlight various ingredients to incorporate into coffee so that it delivers the health benefits consumers are after. Another trend that will be featured is coffee and tea cocktails, both of which are increasing in popularity on menus.

This webinar is available FREE to RCA members and $30 for non-members.

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Discover the Truth Behind Agriculture

Tuesday, January 9th at 11 a.m. CT

Watch (or re-watch!) this engaging webinar where you will learn the similarities between organic, conventional and biotech food production and dispel myths between the various agriculture methods from Annette Maggi, MS, RDN, LD, FAND, the president of Annette Maggi & Associates, Inc.

Attendees will be challenged to ensure their decision-making, policy making, and communications align with science and fact-based information while meeting consumer demand for greater transparency to food production methodology.

This webinar is available FREE to RCA members and $30 for non-members.

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2017 RCA Annual Conference Recordings

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Whether you attended in-person and want to review what you learned, or would like to earn additional CE with education that fits in your schedule, RCA's conference recordings are a great option. Purchase the entire set of conference recordings and start your educational journey today.

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