Tools & Resources

Webinar Archive: Restaurants and Travel

FARE hosts free educational webinars designed to help you live life well with food allergies. Each month, we feature leading experts discussing the topics related to food allergy that you most want to hear about. FARE Members have the benefit of advanced registration for each webinar. To register for our next upcoming webinar, visit our Educational Webinars homepage.

The webinar recordings below contain advice for traveling with food allergies and dining out at restaurants.

Archived Webinars

Your Passport to Safe Travel: Traveling the Globe with Food Allergies
Speaker: Lori Enriquez, MPH, RD, LDN, CHES, FAND
Wednesday, March 11, 1 p.m. ET

Our presenter will discuss how she has traveled the globe with a life-threatening peanut allergy, covering topics such as planning before you go on your trip and tips for successful food allergy travel. Our presenter will discuss some of the lessons she has learned in her travels to Africa, Australia, Canada, Greece, Mexico, Turkey, and within the United States.

Lori Enriquez is a registered dietitian and a certified health education specialist with dual Bachelors of Science degrees in Nutrition & Food Science and Information Systems from Drexel University graduating and with a Master in Public Health from the Temple University. With an allergy to peanuts and gluten intolerance, Lori is an active contributor in the nutrition community, a member of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics, Pennsylvania Dietetic Association, and a lifelong FARE member.

The slides from the presentation can be viewed here.

Funding for this webinar was made possible through a generous grant from



Addressing Food Allergens in Restaurants:
Training and Legislation
January 8, 2014

In this webinar, the National Restaurant Association's David Crownover and FARE's VP of Advocacy, George Dahlman, will discuss the efforts currently underway to train restaurants and their staff about food allergies.

David Crownover, ServSafe Product Manager, will also discuss the impetus for the NRA's ServSafe Allergens Online training program, provide an overview of what is covered in the training, and talk about future initiatives.

George Dahlman will give an overview of FARE's efforts to address food allergies in restaurants through future legislative efforts and describe how you can help become an advocate in this endeavor. The slides from the presentation can be viewed here.



Safely Navigating the Restaurant Scene
November 6, 2013

This webinar, featuring Chef Joel Schaefer, provided attendees with practical tips for having a safe and enjoyable experience while dining out with food allergies. Joel has been in the food service industry for over 25 years. He is a graduate of the California Culinary Academy and Valencia Community College with an AS in Culinary Management, a Certified Chef de Cuisine, and a Certified Hospitality Trainer. Joel’s experience includes being a culinary instructor at Kapiolani Community College, hosting a healthy cooking television segment called “Simply Food” in Honolulu, Hawaii, the Manager of Product Development and Special Diets for Walt Disney World Resort and an adjunct culinary nutrition instructor for Valencia Community College in Orlando, Florida.

Over the past few years, Joel has been a guest speaker, an emcee and a culinary demonstrator for various events and organizations such as the Gluten-Free Culinary Summit, the American Culinary Federation, the National Restaurant AssociationOldways and Whole Grains Council and Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE). Joel is currently working on an educational food allergy and recipe book and is the Research & Development Chef for AllergyFree Foods.

Funding for this webinar was made possible through a generous grant from

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