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Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health

Department of
Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health

Kansas State University
212 Justin Hall
1324 Lovers Lane
Manhattan KS, 66506

785-532-5508
785-532-3132 fax
fndh@k-state.edu

Kevin L. Sauer

Kevin L. Sauer

Associate Professor

Contact Information

201 Justin Hall
785-532-5581
ksauer@k-state.edu

Education

  • Ph.D. in Foodservice and Hospitality Management, Kansas State University
  • M.S. in Foodservice, Hospitality Management and Dietetics Administration, Kansas State University
  • B.S. in Dietetics, Kansas State University
  • Dodge City Community College

Areas of Specialization

  • Management of Food and Nutrition Services

Courses Taught

  • HMD 426 Financial Management in Dietetics (Campus and Distance)
  • HMD 560 Management in Dietetics (Campus and Distance)
  • HMD 561 Management in Dietetics Practicum (Campus and Distance)
  • HMD 562 Management in Dietetics Practicum Recitation

Professional Biography

Dr. Kevin Sauer is a registered dietitian and associate professor in the Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health. His industry experience includes healthcare food and nutrition services, child nutrition and school programs, college/university dining and corporate foodservice and he blends this diverse background into the classroom and research projects. Sauer serves on the leadership advisory team for the Center of Excellence for Food Safety in Child Nutrition Programs. As an educator, Sauer has been awarded for innovative and outstanding teaching methods specifically in foodservice and management courses, including distance and campus-based course delivery. Sauer also coordinates 600 hours of supervised practice across Kansas for senior-level students admitted to the Coordinated Program (CP) in Dietetics. Sauer's research interests include HACCP, food safety, the career paths and job satisfaction of management dietitians, and technology in dietetics practice.

Vita (pdf)