The Art of Planning Allergen-Free Events

by Stephanie Courtney


Book Details

Are Your Events Safe for People with Food Allergies?


Food allergies and intolerances are coming more into the public eye. Those who are at risk deserve to have a safe, enjoyable experience at social events. As an event planner, you can have the satisfaction of providing an allergen-safe event, and the knowledge that your expertise is increasingly valuable in a growing market.

This must-have book is designed to help you to:

  • Identify and understand what food allergies and intolerances are
  • Identify potential risks and exposures by gathering information up front
  • Manage event risks through protocols with food service providers
  • Educate clients about how they can help you to keep them safe
  • Track and communicate necessary allergy information during an event
  • Learn how to modify goods and services to accommodate allergies
Expert allergen-/gluten-free event planner Stephanie Courtney shares these secrets to success, and gives many more expert tips and tricks learned from first-hand experience with family food allergies, and as a consultant for allergen-free events.


About the Author

Stephanie Courtney

About the Author Stephanie Courtney is the founder and president of CCI Creations Event Planning, and Allergen-Free Events, LLC. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland, with a degree in advertising design, and she has over 15 years of event planning experience. She is currently an Accredited Bridal Consultant with the Association of Bridal Consultants, a Certified Wedding Specialist with, a “green” event planner and approved exhibitor for the Mid-Atlantic Green Wedding Showcase, and has been a member of the International Special Events Society (ISES) and National Association of Catering Executives (NACE).



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