Over 3,000 local gluten-free consumers will gather next weekend at the upcoming Gluten & Allergen Free Expo in San Mateo, California. Over 100 gluten-free vendors will feature their newest gluten-free, allergen-free products. This is the largest gluten-free event in the San Francisco Bay Area. A full list of vendors can be viewed here: GFAF Expo.
The Gluten & Allergen-Free Expo Vendor Fair will be held 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, January 25 and Sunday, January 26, 2014 at the San Mateo County Event Center. The cost to attend the Vendor Fair is $20 for adults and $5 for children ages 3 – 12. Seniors, 60 years and up are $15. Full weekend rates are available. General tickets are available online or at the door. As of today, the Web site warns that the expo will probably sell out so buying your tickets ahead of time online is recommended. More information can be found at Gluten & Allergen Free Expo San Francisco.
Presenters and classes at the expo include:
Amy Burkhart, MD, RD, The Celiac MD presenting on The Latest on Gluten, Celiac and IBS: Separating Fact From Fiction
Cain Credicott, founder of Paleo Magazine, teaching The Paleo Lifestyle: It's About More Than The Food
Carol Fenster, cookbook author and founder of GFreeCuisine, meal planning service, teaching French Bread in 30 Minutes
Deepa Deshmukh, MPH, RD,CDE,BC-ADM, dupagedietitians.com, teaching Power Me Up NOW
Jen Cafferty, Founder and CEO, The Gluten & Allergen-Free Expos and GFreeLife
Nadine Grzeskowiak, CEO and Founder of RN on Call, Inc., Gluten Free RN, and Celiac Nurse Consulting, teaching Guts, Brain and Skin Connection
Hotel information is also available. Crown Plaza Foster City-San Mateo