EXPO 2012

The Charlotte Gluten/Allergen Free Expo 2012

June 2nd, 2012
at 
in Charlotte, N.C.

9  am - 11 am Expert Presentations 
11 am - 4 pm Vendor Hall open

Those attendees who show up for Educational Presentations 
can enjoy Gluten Free Pancakes
Sponsored by 
1-2-3 Gluten Free
Healthy Home Market
Vermont Harvest Specialty Foods & Coombs Family Farms



TICKETS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE AT DOOR AS OF MAY 31


Example of event in Park Expo Center

Don't miss out on this 3rd year event
with space for up to 100 vendors 
in 40,000 sq. ft. of facilities

Educational Presentations

9 am -Pat Fogarty, known as the Gluten Free RD is a registered dietitian with 14 years experience with the gluten free diet. Pat teaches nutrition and life science at Johnson & Wales University and counsels patients on living gluten free.  “Filling Up without Filling Out on the Gluten Free Diet”
9:30 am - Dr. Akiba Green of Lake Norman Health & Wellness
discusses Alternative Thyroid Management & Gluten Sensitivity
10 am - Dr. Alessio Fasano ,Director of the Center for Celiac Research
at the University of Maryland - World renowned Research Expert in the field of
Celiac Disease and related illnesses will discuss new research.


Special Appearance By Mrs. United States, 
Shannon Ford
& The R.O.C.K. Charlotte Kids
will host a "Gluten Free Top Chef School Lunch Competition"


Cooking Demo Stage
Sponsored By Earth Balance
& Glutino
featuring


11:30 am - Chef Peter Reinhart
Chef On Assignment Johnson & Wales Culinary
& Denene Wallace Co-Author to  “The Joy of Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free Baking,”
Chef Reinhart is a  Multiple James Beard Award Recipient, Accomplished Author
& Owner of Restaurants

Bryan Luce on left and Chef Reinhart on right at Expo 2011

12:15 pm - Chef Reinhart & Denene Wallace will present a Gluten Free/Sugar Free Cake to Jules Shepard & Lee Tobin, in honor of their 1in133 cake 
presented in Washington, D.C. May 2011 in a push for FDA 
regulation of gluten free labeling.
This Gluten Free cake is Sponsored by Healthy Home Market


12:30 pm - Jules Shepard, Founder of Jules Gluten Free
Author, Advocate of the Gluten Free Community, & Speaker Extraordinaire
Brings her delightful talents to the Charlotte Gluten/Allergen Free Stage

Jules Shepard, Mardi Gras

1:30 pm GFreek.com and the Gluten Free Awards present their Top Award Winners for 2012
in a Showcase of the Best of Gluten Free


2:00 pm - Chef Peter Pollay
Owner & Executive Chef of the acclaimed Posana Cafe in Asheville, N.C.
"Where Gluten Free Goes Unnoticed"



2:45 pm - Slatherin Sauce & Palmetto Farms bring you 
Gluten Free Shrimp & Grits, Low Country with a kick




Our events net results for the communities we have them in and the vendors who invest their marketing into brand name recognition. 
We do it ethically because we live gluten free too.


We use recyclable materials when possible, offer recyclable options for less waste, & support main street business to lower carbon footprint while never compromising on quality.


Vendor Booths include tables, chairs, linens, and electrical capability.
Wi-fi accessibility
Security
Convenient loading and unloading

Contact Nikki Everett at irresistiblyglutenfree@gmail.com
for a Vendor/Sponsor packet