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Food Allergy Conference for Restaurateurs & Food Service Professionals in NYC

Monday, July 28, 2014  
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Trend no more! Research shows that up to 15 million people in the US now have food allergies and this number continues to grow. Food allergies is a must know subject for all restaurateurs and food services professionals. 

Now in it’s third year, Allergy Eats, the leading guide to allergy-friendly restaurants nationwide, is bringing their Food Allergy Conference to New York City on Tuesday, October 21, 2014. Sponsored by Mylan Specialty L.P., Nation's Restaurant News, the New York State Restaurant Association, MenuTrinfo, and Gipsee, The 2014 AllergyEats Food Allergy Conference for Restaurateurs & Food Service Professionals: How to Maximize Safety and Increase Customer Engagement, Loyalty, and Revenue is the only conference for restaurant chefs, owners, and managers to learn the ins-and-outs of how to accommodate food-allergic and gluten intolerant guests.

This conference will be bringing together the top restaurateurs, trainers, physicians/allergists, finance experts, and allergy-friendly recipe developers for a packed day of panels, workshops, and seminars. 

Topics will include:
- Food Allergy Basics
- Restaurants That Get it Right
- Basic Training
- Modifying Recipes for the Food-Allergic Diner
- Food Allergies in Colleges & Universities
- The Financials Around Food Allergies

"Our speakers will discuss protocols to improve communication, avoid cross-contamination, create allergen-free meals, and better accommodate guests with dietary restrictions," said Paul Antico, Founder and CEO of AllergyEats, father of three food-allergic children and passionate food allergy advocate.  "We'll also discuss the significant financial benefits that allergy-friendly restaurants can experience."

Attendees will leave the conference understanding that being an allergy-friendly restaurant isn’t expensive or hard to do.

"Keeping their customers and employees safe is the number one priority for all restaurants. This conference will cover not only the basics of different food allergies, but also how restaurants can plan menus to actually increase profits by offering more allergen safe options,” commented Melissa Autilio Fleischut, CEO of the New York State Restaurant Association.

To register and learn more about the event, visit NYS Restaurant Association Members can register with a $20 discount. Get code now >>

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