Gluten Free & Food Allergy Training for Food Service

AllerTrain Class

Kim Koeller and her team at Gluten and Allergy Free Passport have been delivering training to restaurants, schools, universities and food service clients for over 10 years. As partners with MenuTrinfo and Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE), Kim Koeller is a master trainer to providing food allergy and gluten free classes for continuing education credits.

MenuTrinfo is dedicated to helping food service businesses protect lives and health. FARE is the leading US organization working to ensure the safety and inclusion of individuals with food allergies while relentlessly seeking a cure.

Kim educates clients for food allergen and gluten-free certification through:

  • Allergen and gluten free training with Aller-Train suite of classes

  • Gluten free and food allergy tools for restaurants, schools and food service


Our gluten free and food allergy training classes include AllerTrain, AllerChef, AllerTrainU and AllerTrain K-12. These courses provide you with the knowledge, training and confidence needed to offer gluten-free and allergy-friendly menu items to your customers and students in live classroom sessions and via webinars.

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AllerTrain™

AllerTrain

During AllerTrain™, via live online webinar, Kim teaches food handling procedures to ensure safe delivery of meals to diners with special diets. The basic curriculum of the AllerTrain™ course includes:

  • Food Allergens, Intolerances and Celiac Disease

  • How to Identify Allergic Reactions and Emergency Protocol

  • Policy, Laws and Responsibilities

  • Standard Operating Procedures and Menu Planning

  • Preventing Cross Contamination, Food Handling and Preparation

Who Should Take AllerTrain™?

AllerTrain™ is designed for restaurant owners and COOs, executive chefs, food and safety managers, general managers, kitchen staff, front of the house staff and anyone else involved in a commercial restaurant operation.

AllerTrain™ is approved by the American Culinary Federation for 3 continuing education hours and by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for 2 continuing professional education units.


AllerChef™

AllerChef

During AllerChef™, Kim provides training for chefs on how to make gluten-free and allergen-friendly menu items in today’s commercial kitchens. The curriculum builds off of the basic AllerTrain™ training session along with specific information relevant to professional chefs.

Who Should Take AllerChef™?

AllerChef™ is designed for executive chefs, sous-chefs and other professional chefs working in commercial kitchens. AllerChef™ is approved by the American Culinary Federation for 3 continuing education credits.


AllerTrainU™

During AllerTrain U™, Kim provides a clear understanding of food allergies, intolerances and sensitivities, celiac disease and other special dietary needs of college and university students and offers best practices for food allergen and gluten-free food service management. The curriculum builds off of the basic AllerTrain™ training session along with specific information relevant to the college and university environment.

Who Should Take AllerTrain U™?

AllerTrain U™ is designed for directors of university and college dining services, executive chefs, nutritionists and registered dietitians, kitchen managers, cooks, servers and anyone else involved in providing meals in an on-campus setting. A special session of AllerTrain U™ can be scheduled for an entire university food service team.


AllerTrain K12™

AllerTrainK12

During AllerTrain K-12™, Kim increases awareness of the growing prevalence of food allergies among school-aged children and provides simple solutions to ensure safer standard operating procedures to create a safe cafeteria for every child. The curriculum builds off of the basic AllerTrain™ training session along with specific information relevant to the K-12 environment.

Who Should Take AllerTrain K-12™?

AllerTrain K-12™ is designed for administrators, food service managers, nutritionists and registered dietitians, cooks, line servers and anyone else involved in providing meals to students in elementary, middle and high schools. AllerTrain K-12™ has been recognized by the School Nutrition Association. A special session of AllerTrain K12 can be scheduled for an entire school or school district food service team.


Sampling of AllerTrain Testimonials

“Thanks to you, Kim, over 50 of our diverse teams of food service managers were trained today. Excellent work which will yield positive results in the future!”

- Beth S., AllerTrainU

“The training you conducted yesterday was fantastic. In fact, one of my people came up to me with ideas on how we could improve upon what we are currently doing. They were the most engaged that I have ever seen and asked excellent questions based upon your presentation and materials!”

- Greg M., AllerTrainU

"The training was excellent and I could immediately see a difference in my staff from an understanding perspective and focus on keeping our students safe."

- Chris S., AllerTrainU

“Because of AllerTrainU, we will be setting up a gluten free station for the beginning of the semester and working on a complete area in the cafeteria that we can offer meals that avoid the big 8 - thank you!”

- Chef Em, AllerTrainU

“We had a semi private class which was very detailed and concise, clearly given and the class moved along at a perfect rate."

- Judi Z., AllerTrain

“I learned how to handle the EpiPen, what the Big 8 are, that a food allergy reaction can take several hours to occur, not to move a person having a reaction, and more! The points on avoiding cross-contact were very helpful.”

- Kimberly, AllerTrain

“This was a worthwhile investment. I recommend taking the class - really enjoyed it.”

- John Cox, AllerTrain

“I learned the difference between cross contact and cross contamination. The impact of the importance of cleaning tables between guests and that any debris left over could cause an event re-emphasized the impact that we can have on guests and the way we can make them feel more “normal’ and welcome. I recommend AllerTrain.”

- John I., AllerTrain

“I will be recommending this training to others.”

- Chef John G, AllerTrain Chef

“There is a lot of information in this class. I thought I was going to watch a video so I was surprised it was a real person teaching the class and how valuable the information was. I almost wished we had longer.”

- Shannon S. AllerTrain Chef

“I would recommend this class to others. So much great information and helpful. I learned 1 in 13 students have food allergies.”

- Elizabeth K., AllerTrain K-12

“It was very thorough and informative! I was very pleased that you gave me an opportunity to ask questions and get clarification on questions.”

- Lisa D, AllerTrain K-12

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