Food Allergens Training Food Allergy Training

Food Allergy Training

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  • Course Delivery: On Demand
  • Duration: 1 Hour(s)


This course covers food allergens in a restaurant food service environment. It will guide food service employees (management and FOH/BOH staff) in best practices for safely serving food allergic guests.


Course Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Define a food allergy, including the top 8 food allergens and sources of each.
- Recognize the difference between a food allergy and food intolerance.
- Identify symptoms of a food allergic reaction.
- Describe the protocol for notifying emergency response if a food allergic reaction occurs.
- Discuss best practices for serving a food allergic customer, including the role of management, front of the house and back of the house employees.
- Describe how to properly prepare an allergen safe meal for a food allergic customer.
- Analyze a case study on how to properly serve a food allergic guest.


Topics Covered

Overview of Food Allergens
Allergy VS Food Intolerance
Know the Top 8 Allergens
Importance of Allergen Control Plans in Commercial Foodservice
Recognizing Symptoms of an Allergic Reaction
Facility Management: Handling Food Safely for Allergen Guests
Communicating in a Restaurant: Management, FOH, BOH, Staff
Sample Customer Interaction


End of Course Instructions

After completing this course you will receive a certificate of completion. It will be sent via email and will also be available on your student account under "Print Certificates".



You must score 70% or higher to pass. That means you must correctly answer at least 14 of the 20 questions to pass.

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