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Serving People with Food Allergies: Kitchen Management and Menu Creation, Schaefer, Joel J.
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Author Name:    Schaefer, Joel J.

Title:   Serving People with Food Allergies: Kitchen Management and Menu Creation

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    CRC Press 

ISBN Number:   1439828040 / 9781439828045

Seller ID:   ING9781439828045

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An increasing number of people have food allergies or require special diets, and they are dining out more often. As a food service professional, how do you accommodate the needs of these customers? Serving People with Food Allergies: Kitchen Management and Menu Creation brings together a vast store of knowledge and practical advice for people working in the food service industry.

This handy reference contains tools for cooks, managers, and chefs to help them create and modify recipes that meet the needs of people afflicted with multiple food allergies. It discusses the special dietary needs of those with autism, celiac disease, diabetes, lactose intolerance, and phenylketonuria (PKU), as well as diets for people who are vegetarian or vegan.

The former manager of Product Development and Special Diets for Walt Disney World(r) Resort and an experienced trainer, the author goes through step-by-step processes for the kitchen and front of the house. Reviewing the main foods that cause allergic reactions eggs, milk, peanuts and tree nuts, fish and shellfish, soy, wheat, and corn he explains how to identify the ingredients, by-products, and derivatives in food labels. The author provides information on specialty products to enhance menu offerings and reduce liability issues. He also offers ideas on reviewing kitchen procedures to identify ways to prevent cross-contact and cross-contamination of food.

Written for large food service corporations and hotel and restaurant chains to use when training their staff, this book contains information on cooking for and serving those with food allergies and special dietary needs. Using basic terminology, this book is suitable for home cooks as well. Videos of the author working in the kitchen can be found on his Youtube channel.

He also maintains a website at allergychefs.c

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