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Do you have a community kitchen at work? Do you have Food Allergies? If you said yes to both of these you may want to consider a few things before using the community kitchen. It’s something most people don’t even take a second to think about but it is not something you should take lightly, food allergies are a very serious and cross contamination can occur in any community eating...


On average, 1 in every 25 customers will have a food allergy. Providing an allergen-friendly meal is important to everyone on food service staffs, from people taking reservations over the phone to the suppliers and chefs. Providing an allergen and gluten-friendly dining experience will bring loyal customers back time and time again.

Tap Series’ Allergen Awareness course teaches...


After learning allergen awareness the next step for an operation wanting to become an Allergen Friendly operation is the development of a plan. Tap Series’ Allergen Plan Development program provides management with a step-by-step guide following the customer from entering the establishment to leaving with their leftovers....


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TAP Series offers a course called Allergen Awareness. I took the course today and learned a lot of new information I feel everyone should know.

In the U.S. 3.5-4% of adults have a food allergy and 5-8% of kids have a food allergy.

In the U.S. we have 8 foods...


Another course offered by TAP Series is Allergen Plan Specialist. This course gives you a deeper understanding of food allergens, the ingredients that are in the products you buy, and common knowledge you should know about allergen foods. This two part course really gives you...


When developing an allergen plan for your establishment, a lot of thought and detail will go into this process. This is how you and your staff will know how to effectively handle a customer that needs an allergen friendly environment. Here is something to consider when making...