NFCA Presents at NRA Show 2011

March 22, 2019

NFCA Presents at NRA Show 2011

NFCA’s Director of Gluten-Free Initiatives Beckee Moreland will be part of a panel presentation at the 2011 National Restaurant Association Show. The presentation, “Capitalize on Today’s Interest in Healthy Lifestyles and Wellness ,” includes information for restaurants interested in developing gluten-free menu options.

When: Monday, May 23, 2011

Time: 10-11:30 a.m.

Where: McCormick Place – Room S403B
Chicago, IL


  • Anita Jones-Mueller
  • Beckee Moreland
  • Charlie Cocotas
  • Joy Dubost
  • Lowell Petrie

Session Summary:

Interest in healthy lifestyles and wellness is growing. Anita Jones-Mueller, president of Healthy Dining, will moderate this session covering a wide variety of topics including strategies for reducing sodium, developing gluten-free options, appealing to health-conscious guests, developing and promoting healthy options for kids’ meals, nutrition analysis, and more to help you succeed in the changing landscape. Panelists include Beckee Mooreland, director of gluten-free industry initiatives, National Foundation for Celiac Awareness; Joy Dubost PhD, RD, director of nutrition and healthy living, National Restaurant Association; Charlie Cocotas, president and CEO, UFood Grill; and Lowell Petrie, senior vice president and cmo, Real Mex Restaurant

For Presentation and Show information:

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.