FoodGrads Education Partnership
who are exploring careers in the food & bevarage industry
When you become an Education Partner you will have your own profile
page on the FoodGrads site.
We encourage you to share the login details with your team, especially
marketing & communication team members who are typically responsi-
ble for adding videos, advertising events and generally update your web-
site with new information.
People who visit the FoodGrads website will be able to find your profile
based in their interests in the food and beverage industry. When you set
up your page it’s important that you check all the categories that apply.
We are engaging with grade 11 & 12 students as well as post-secondary,
our goal is to amplify your programs, events and news to a wider audi-
ence interested in a career in food and beverage. You’ll be able to moni-
tor the analytics from your dashboard.
Remember, the industry requires people with all different educational
backgrounds and experience—from salespeople to finance, HR to sci-
ence, engineers to business leaders—and we need them all!
We’ll provide a cobranded logo, for you to add to your website so your
students and grads can find us!
Our virtual events are an easy, accessible way for students and graduates to network and connect with employers,for colleges and universities to
share information with students and parents about programs and campus life and for employers to learn about coop programs and hire new gradu-
Most employers do not have a graduate recruitment strategy, so FoodGrads fills this gap!
Send us a 1-minute script that will be included pre or mid production to amplify your academic programs Our audience is students, graduates, new-
comers, employers and food industry stakeholders.
Podcast Mid-Roll Ad Guide
Your students can become FoodGrads Campus Ambassadors. what’s the benefit?
They are encouraged to become stewards of the industry, sharing their passion for food and beverage while explaining their educational path, and
especially the impact they wish to make.
We ensure their contributions are well presented and link back to promote your school/programs. Authentic storytelling, professionally executed to
benefit them as they start their career and credit the school they attend.
Let’s stay in touch! Our team will stay in touch continually to ensure you are aware of any new developments and to keep your students and grad-
uates involved in activities or events. We will also remind you to keep your profile page updated and send us any updates directly that we can then
turn into cool social media posts to support your efforts.
Any additional training, skill development, job fairs and mentorship sessions will be communicated too.
Dedicated episode promoting your school, a school event, opportunity, or specific program. Veronica will discuss with a member from your recruit-
ment or marketing team.
Another fun option is to have alumni join as a guest and speak about how their education set them up for a successful career!
1/8 of a page advert (limited space) in one of the FoodGrads publications. These digital books are distributed to school boards, guidance councillors,
and partners (an example is AgScape who connects with over 4000 teachers across Canada).
Let’s plant the seed of a career in food and beverage and showcase the options they have regarding college and university programs, that will help
them start that journey.
Finance & Accounting
Sales & Marketing
Operations / Production / Skilled Trades
Specific paths: Baker, Butcher, Cheese Maker, Brew Master & more
Human Resources / Health & Safety
4-day risk optimization onboarding training – instructor led.
There is huge demand for auditors and food safety professionals and one of the biggest complaints from employers is that candidates simply aren’t
trained correctly to implement effective programs, focus on recall avoidance and protect brands. Time and money is precious, and couple that with
existing labour shortages—we have a problem to solve!
Why choose a new approach?
Existing food safety training is clause/checklist based – not focused on techniques and tool kits.
Gap assessments of GFSI and PCQI scheme training has identified very poor trainee feedback.
Lack of true understanding of risks and controls leads to misdirected money and personnel.
Victor brings over 35 years of global expertise, offering leading edge, effective, learner-based training, advanced techniques, convenient tool kits, in-
novative procedure design and practical step by step, “how to do” audio-visual e-guides.
Risk Optimization is not a certification scheme; it is focused solely on expert, confidential training and technical support. You can select the focus area:
Food Safety, Animal Feed, Cannabis Safety.
Minimum 10 students
Ensure your students graduate with ‘real world, industry relevant’ training, so they can hit the floor running and bring value to employers from day 1.
“We are excited to be partnering with FoodGrads to help grow awareness among our students of the great jobs that exist in the food & bev-
erage industry and to help us promote our internship program to new employers”.
Lauren Starr Science Career Services Office, Western University
“We have a Food Grads Ambassador! Jennie helped organize a networking event on campus that was a lot of fun and well received by our
community. We love FoodGrads!”
Amy Proulx – Niagara College