The Two Alpha Gals — Candice Mathis and Debbie Nichols — are on a mission to help others live fully with Alpha-Gal Syndrome, otherwise known as the meat allergy.
Registered Dietician and Certified Diabetes Educator Julie Cunningham shares the main message she hopes people understand through her book “30 Days to Tame Type 2 Diabetes,” and how to help event attendees with diabetes — how about everyone — enjoy a meal without feeling deprived or worried.
Get Comfortable With Diverse Dietary Needs: An inclusive outlook on food and beverage diversity for the new year.
Sustainability, supply-chain issues, inclusion, community, wellness and staffing are all on the plate for attendees. The right food-and-beverage program for your event requires more than just ordering off a standard catering menu. And to “meet safe” when eating at a meeting means much more than asking about social-distancing options, staff masking and a property’s health-inspection score. Don’t get me wrong, those details are extremely important. Be sure to refer to these two checklists, “A Food-Safety Management Plan Is Essential for Your Event” and “A New World for Food-and-Beverage Events” to help you ask the right questions during your planning.…
Simply asking the hotel or venue if they are compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other equivalent government regulations is far from enough….Compliance is your starting block, not your finish line.
In episode #133 of Eating at a Meeting, Tracy chats with Zoe Moore about how equity, diversity and inclusion are connected to catering.
Joan Eisenstodt, respected industry veteran, talks with Tracy about event hotel food and beverage contracts – what’s new and what’s changed.
How Stew for a Cold Day Became a Lesson in Label Reading Today the weather in New Bern, N.C., is a bit nasty — rainy and cold. To beat the dank and dreary day, my mom decided to make some stew, a comfort food she has made for as long as I can remember. It is a delicious dinner that would warm our bodies and our souls — as is only right for a home-cooked meal made by mom. When I went into the kitchen to make lunch, I noticed she had already cut up the potatoes and carrots…
Food has become a central utensil in diplomatic toolkits across the world. Culinary diplomacy is today in the academic world what we call soft power — a tool of persuasion. Countries are branding their cuisines or their unique foods as a way to track business and tourism.
Erin Malawer had dedicated her life to creating a greater awareness of what food allergies are — and are not — and advocating for those living with food allergies.