05 Mar

Dietary Needs Unlock New Level of Duty of Care »

When I was an in-house corporate meeting planner, one of the executive assistants used to call me “everybody’s mamma.

04 Jun

Some Food For Thought Before the Philippines MICE Conference »

I’m writing this on a 16-hour plane ride to Manila, where I will present my “Food For Thought” session at the 2014 Philippines M.I.C.E. Conference (MICECON).

16 May

Eight Ways Meeting Planners Can Advocate for Guests with Food Allergies »

From employee picnics and business lunches to association conferences and corporate conventions, food-allergic employees and event participants have a lot to navigate when at work or busin

14 May

A Closer Look at Wheat, Milk and Egg Allergies »

In Monday’s post “10 Things Meeting Professionals Need to Know About Food Allergies” I mentioned that wheat, eggs and milk are three of the top eight foods that cause 90 percent of all

13 May

What is Celiac Disease? »

In yesterday’s post, I wrote about gluten and all its disguises in packaged foods and catering menus. Today, I’m defining Celiac Disease and gluten sensitivity.

12 May

10 Things Event Professionals Need to Know About Food Allergies »

Event professionals and their catering partners must be prepared to meet the needs of food-allergic event participants.