Allergen eStart™

  • Overview
  • Content & LMS
  • Pricing

As the number of food allergies in the U.S. continues to increase year over year, foodservice establishments must be equipped to serve guests with food allergies when they visit their operations. Allergen eStart™ educates foodservice and hospitality employees on how to successfully prepare and serve food to guests with food allergies and food intolerances. Using the guidelines and directives established by FARE (Food Allergy Research Education) and the FDA, the course establishes an understanding of food allergens and then provides detailed information on how to best prevent and respond to allergic reactions in the foodservice environment.

With Allergen eStart™, operators can provide front line employees with a critical risk mitigation and customer service tool. Your staff can serve as knowledgable representatives of your operation- professionally assisting guests who require special modifications/substitutions/omissions and ideally preventing life-threatening allergic reactions.


  • Lesson 1: Understanding Food Allergens
    • Defining an Allergen
    • Identifying the Most Common Allergens
    • Recognizing the Symptoms of an Allergic Reaction
    • Understanding the Consequences of an Allergic Reaction
  • Lesson 2: Responding to Allergens in the Foodservice Environment
    • Establishing Your Responsibility
    • Understanding the Allergen Response Plan
    • Defining & Preventing Cross Contact
    • Following Proper Communication Channels
  • Lesson 3: What To Do In The Event Of An Emergency
    • Understanding the Emergency Response Plan
    • Elements to Practice
  • Lesson 4: Dietary Restrictions & Best Practices
    • Distinguishing Food Allergy v. Food Intolerance
    • Defining Celiac Disease & Gluten Intolerance
    • Understanding Food Labels
    • Establishing Best Practices for Preventing Contamination
  • Final Assessment
    • 20 Question Assessment
    • Randomized Question Selection from 40 Question Bank
    • 80% or Higher Required to Print Certificate of Completion
  • Learning Management System Features
    • Allows for the streamlined networking of facilities/locations across an entire company
    • Provides for seamless, real-time tracking of employee progress by Training Administrators
    • Generate reports with aggregated training information
    • Download, save and print training information- (by employee or location) to any standard spreadsheet program


Per Location Pricing

Your account will be set up and ready to use the same business day payment is received.

Allergen eStart™ is available for $299.00 per location* and provides for unlimited usage for 1 year. For this purchase price, a location will receive access to the course for an unlimited number of employees as well as the benefits of the Learning Management System for record management and data storage of the operation's training statistics.

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