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10 Eye-Opening Statistics on Restaurant Food Allergen Attitudes & Practices

Statistics on food allergies restaurant allergen practices

A survey conducted by the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network found that 34 percent of food allergy sufferers experienced an allergic reaction while eating at a restaurant. A third of those had a repeat of the experience on at least two separate occasions. Sometimes, the fault lies with the customers, who do not communicate their […]

Food Allergen Management – Full Breakdown for Restaurant Managers & Executive Chefs

Food Allergen Management Full Guide for restaurant managers and executive chefs

Recent well-publicised allergy incidents in restaurants have increased public scrutiny of foodservice businesses, putting even those operators who take food allergens seriously in a state of heightened anxiety. In our regular talks with industry insiders, the same laundry list of worries related to food allergen management is often aired. These worries include: If these things […]

Allergen Training: 5 Things Restaurants Need to Cover (+ Allergen Quiz)

Allergen Training for restaurants

Every restaurant operation should periodically take stock of its food allergen training methods.  In today’s post, we’ll talk about things to focus on in food allergy training, how to design that training, and why being an allergy-friendly foodservice business pays off. Let’s dig in! These are the topics we will be looking at: We’ve also […]

14 Common Food Allergens – Information for Restaurants & Chefs (Poster Included)

14 common food allergens

It’s no secret that restaurant visitors have become more and more demanding when it comes down to knowing which allergens could be present in their meals. This shouldn’t be a surprise. In the last decade, reported food allergy cases have gone up by 50%, and hospitals are seeing a 700% increase in anaphylaxis-related admissions. As […]