Gluten-free At The Fore During The 2011 International Pizza Expo
Ambler, PA (February 9th, 2011) – At the 2011 International Pizza Expo®, the world’s oldest and largest pizza-only trade show, gluten-free industry experts Alice Bast, President and Founder of the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA), and Bryan Scherer, Penford Food Ingredient Co. Director of Research and Development, will hold an educational session entitled, Understanding Gluten-free Foodservice Opportunities.
Understanding Gluten-free Foodservice Opportunities will take place Tuesday, March 1st 2011 from 9:00- 10:30am at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Room N260. This first-of-a-kind session will be followed by a demonstration in the exhibit hall later in the day.
For detailed presenter information, visit the upcoming events section of NFCA’s website www.beyondceliac.org.
“With the right ingredients and proper training, any establishment can implement a successful gluten-free menu, boost revenue, and increase customer loyalty,” said Bast. “Our goal is to make sure that the foods we so enjoy eating are available everywhere and are safe for our gluten-free families. After all, what is better than a pizza night out!”
Designed for pizzeria owners and operators, there’s something for everyone at International Pizza Expo®, whether you’re a veteran or just opening your first store. Pizza Expo brings together more than 10,000 pizza professionals ready to work and play in a city filled with great entertainment, food and fun. At Pizza Expo you will find nearly 1,000 exhibits and have more than 80 educational sessions to choose from. Rounding out the experience will be numerous culinary competitions, contests, demonstrations and other special events.
For more information about the International Pizza Expo and the Understanding Gluten-free Foodservice Opportunities presentation, visit www.pizzaexpo.com.
About NFCA and GREAT Gluten-Free Initiatives
The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness of celiac in order to gain prompt and accurate diagnosis for those suffering, support the health and wellbeing of those with the disease, and facilitate research that will better understand the disorder and find a cure. Visit www.beyondceliac.org for information.
Contact: Whitney Ehret