It is time once again for the U.S. annual Gluten and Allergen Free Expo.
This year, the Expo will take place in Chicago, Dallas . . . and here’s good news: there will be an Expo in another major city, to be determined.
You can vote for your favorite city by visiting the Gluten and Allergen Free Expo Site — more information below.
Chicago: Tickets available now. If you want to attend only the vendor fair: Tickets are $11.50 in advance and $15 at the door. Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.gfafexpo.com or at the door. Kids under 12 are free.
There will be TONS of free handouts and samples.
April 29 – May 1 (April 30-May 1 are full days for the public)
The Wyndham Hotel
3000 Warrenville Road
Lisle, Illinois 60532
Hotel deal available here: http://gfafexpo.com/expo/chicago/hotel-information/
If you wish to take advantage of the other perks or attend cooking classes/hear speakers, the tickets are $175 a day. There’s a full line-up of speakers/demos both days, with breakfast and an optional dinner outing included.
Schedule here: http://gfafexpo.com/expo/chicago/cooking-classes/schedule/
List of presenters here: http://gfafexpo.com/expo/chicago/cooking-classes/presenters/
There is also a bread baking class on Friday for $75 that promises to teach you “how to bake really amazing gluten free bread,” here: http://shop.gfafexpo.com/products/baking-class
Dallas: – Tickets available starting May 15
The Westin Park Central
12720 Merit Drive
Dallas, Texas 75251
Hotel deal available here: http://www.starwoodmeeting.com/StarGroupsWeb/booking/reservation?id=1102080540&key=2BA52
Two full-days of gluten and allergen free cooking demonstrations by notable chefs, cookbook authors and nutritionists – watch the site for more information to come.
• Come one or both days (October 1 & 2, 2011)
• Admission to Vendor Fair each day (site did not specify if this was free)
• Printed Recipes & Information
• GFCF lunch and Gift Bag
Gluten and Allergen Free Expo Website: http://gfafexpo.com/
Vote to bring the Expo to your city here: http://gfafexpo.com/expo/other-cities/vote-for-your-city/
Are you going — I’d love to meet you — let me know. Have you gone in the past? What did you think of the Expo website and list of classes/demos/lectures? Let us know by posting a comment — would love to hear more!
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