AllergyEats, the leading guide to allergy-friendly restaurants nationwide, presents The 2nd Annual Food Allergy Conference for Restaurateurs: What Every Restaurant Should Know About Food Allergies To Ensure Safety & Maximize Customer Engagement, Loyalty, and Revenue.
The event will feature notable speakers from the National Restaurant Association, P.F. Chang's China Bistro, Blue Ginger, Burton's Grill, MenuTrinfo, Kids With Food Allergies Foundation, and AllergyEats, as well as prominent allergists from Massachusetts General Hospital and Boston Children's Hospital, who will provide valuable information about accommodating food-allergic guests, reducing the fear around food allergies, building customer loyalty and profits, and other related food allergy issues.
"The event features notable restaurateurs that excel at accommodating food allergies, who will provide actionable tips to make restaurants safer for food-allergic guests,” says Paul Antico, founder and CEO of AllergyEats. “Our speakers will discuss protocols they've implemented to improve communication, avoid cross-contamination, identify special allergen-free meals, and better accommodate guests with dietary restrictions, as well as the benefits they’ve experienced by being allergy-friendly.
"The conference also offers valuable advice from professional industry trainers, who discuss the importance—and process—of implementing effective food allergy protocols, procedures, and training in restaurants,” he adds. “Other speakers include physicians describing the basics of food allergies and a financial professional explaining how restaurants can significantly increase their profits, customers, and loyalty by becoming more allergy-friendly.”
The conference will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Seaport Boston Hotel in Boston.
Speakers will include:
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Attendees will enjoy lunch with the experts and have ample time for Q&A during each session. They can also sample vendors' allergy-friendly products at the event.
Advanced registration is required. Registration is $199 per person. Early bird registration is $179 until September 15, 2013. Group discounts are also available.
"Attendees at last year's conference raved about the high caliber of speakers and the constructive information they learned from our experts," Antico says. "The feedback we received last year was overwhelmingly positive, and we're looking forward to another informative and successful conference this fall."
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