Celiac Awareness Tour: Philadelphia


The Celiac Awareness Tour is heading to Philadelphia. This special event includes the opportunity to sample and shop gluten-free foods from dozens of national brands; meet medical, culinary and celiac experts; watch live cooking demonstrations; and enter to win raffles and prizes.

Alice Bast, Founder and President of the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA), will attend the event and lead a talk on "Restoring Health. Reclaiming Lives." NFCA will also have a booth at the event.

Chef James Harris, who completed gluten-free training through NFCA's GREAT Kitchens program, will prepare a special gluten-free menu during a demo for the Philadelphia Gluten-Free Ravioli Pasta Company. The company is a member of NFCA's GREAT Business Association.

The demo includes:

  • Potato Gnocchi with Tomato & Mushrooms
  • Ravioli Pomodoro
  • Pasta (Mini Ravioli) Salad with Shrimp
  • Potato & Spinach Gnocchi with Gorgonzola Cream Sauce

When: Saturday, April 28th

Time: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Where: The Crowne Plaza Valley Forge
260 Mall Boulevard
King of Prussia, PA 19406

Cost: $10 for General Admission; Children 12 and under are free

Purchase tickets: Celiac Awareness Tour: Philadelphia (Tickets may also be purchased at the door the day of the event)

For more information: Call 440-799-4344 or visit the Celiac Awareness Tour website


Note: Beyond Celiac provides information on gluten-free events as a service to the community. Please note that Beyond Celiac cannot assure the event participant or restaurant patron of the gluten-free practices or knowledge of the restaurants cited if they have not completed the Beyond Celiac GREAT Kitchens program, which provides accredited gluten-free training to restaurants and other foodservice providers. Please call the venue directly to learn more about their preparation processes.



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