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Sunday, November 3 • 11:10am - 12:00pm
Have Your Cake & Eat It Too*

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Have you ever walked out of a bakery or restaurant because you were concerned about safe options for you or your child?  If you’re a restaurant owner or retailer, have you ever been frustrated by a customer who asks a lot of questions or rejects products because you use nuts or another allergen? Having safe food options can make a world of difference for customers, and it doesn’t have to be a burden for retailers. If customers and businesses understand each other’s needs, allergy-friendly options and establishments can be win-win.

As the owner of a nut-free bakery with gluten-free and vegan options, Yael Krigman will discuss best practices and lessons learned for businesses and customers alike. Baked by Yael’s transition to being completely nut-free and accommodating other dietary needs was eye-opening and far easier than you might expect. In this session, we will explore some of the ways customers and food establishments can work together to create a safe dining experience for everyone.

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Yael Krigman

Baked by Yael
Yael Krigman is a recovering attorney and owner of Baked by Yael. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the George Washington University Law School. Yael began baking to relieve stress during law school. She ultimately left her job as an international trade attorney... Read More →

Sunday November 3, 2019 11:10am - 12:00pm EST
Riverview 1&2