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AllergyEats Presents The Second Annual Food Allergy Conference for Restaurateurs: What Every Restaurant Should Know About Food Allergies To Ensure Safety & Maximize Customer Engagement, Loyalty, and Revenue

This conference is a must-attend event for restaurant chefs, owners and managers that strive to become more knowledgeable and accommodating about food allergies - and reduce their fear about serving food-allergic guests.

This timely, relevant event will feature notable speakers from the National Restaurant Association, P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, Blue Ginger, Burtons Grill, MenuTrinfo, AllergyEats, Kids With Food Allergies Foundation, the Food Allergy Center at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston Children’s Hospital, and more, who will provide valuable information about:

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Read our own blog post about the event: AllergyEats Holds Successful Food Allergy Conference for Restaurateurs

The 2013 event featured:

  • Ming Tsai, James Beard Award-Winning Chef, Owner of Blue Ginger and Blue Dragon restaurants, Television Host, Cookbook Author, Food Allergy Advocate
  • Michael Moomjian, Director, Quality Assurance & Food Safety at P.F. Chang's China Bistro
  • Kevin Harron, Founder, President and CEO, Burtons Grill
  • William L. Weichelt, Director, ServSafe for the National Restaurant Association
  • Paul Antico, Founder/CEO of AllergyEats, food allergy advocate, father of three food-allergic children
  • Betsy Craig, CEO and Founder of MenuTrinfo, LLC
  • Lynda Mitchell, President, Kids With Food Allergies Foundation
  • Michael Pistiner, MD, MMSc, Pediatric Allergist for Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, and Voluntary Instructor of Pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Wayne Shreffler, MD, PhD, Director, Food Allergy Center, Massachusetts General Hospital

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Who Attended:

  • Restaurateurs: chefs, owners, managers, food safety and other staff
  • Food service contractors
  • Culinary school students, professors and staff
  • Hotel managers and others within the hospitality industry
  • Media covering the restaurant/hospitality industries, food allergies and health/wellness topics


It was a pleasure attending the AllergyEats conference which was given by such a knowledgeable panel of professionals. I would highly recommend this workshop to my fellow employees and peers who are interested in Allergen Awareness in the food service industry. Everyone involved in the conference confirms the importance and relevance of being aware of food allergies and involved with protecting and accommodating the customer. Conference Attendee: Ron Tulotta, Food Safety Director, Quality Assurance Department, Compass Group

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