Allergen-Free Awareness Training for Hotels and Holiday Resort Destinations

All hotels and food holiday resort destinations should have staff who are well trained in allergen-free safety practices to avoid making mistakes. The Gluten-Free Food Program (GFFP) online professional training for allergen-free safety delivers the fundamental knowledge that owners, managers, front and back of house staff require to speak with customers to address safety concerns and confidently provide detailed answers about the allergen-free menu, food preparation, serving methods, and ingredients.
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GFFP is Your Premier Partner in Allergen-Free Certification

When you work with GFFP, know you are working with an organization that is committed to helping customers remain competitive in the hotel and holiday resort industry.

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Online Professional Training for Allergen-Free Food Safety

AF-Smart™ online professional training for managers, servers, and back of house staff covering the essential aspects of providing safe allergen-free foods for hotels and resort destinations. The program covers topics essential for the safe purchasing and production of allergen-free food.


Access Anywhere

Training is online, allowing you and your team to access the training modules from anywhere, any time.


Same-Day Certification

Complete the training today, or take unlimited days to finish. Your certificate is given electronically as soon as you pass the course.


Safety Commitment

Serving gluten-free is a health and safety promise. Training your staff emphasizes your ability to deliver on that promise.


Employee Engagement

Trained staff are more confident and engaged. Knowledgeable employees are key to a safe and reliable customer experience

AF-Smart Training (Allergen-Free)

AF-Smart™ is a suite of seven training modules designed for managers, servers, and back of house staff covering the essential elements of a hotel and holiday resort’s restaurant and foodservice allergen-free programs.

Training topics include ingredient sourcing, allergen-safe food preparation, storage practices, strategies for avoiding cross-contact with allergens, and serving & customer engagement best practices.

AF-Smart™ helps participants:

  • Understand the medical rationale of an allergen free diet for people inflicted with food allergies and sensitivities.
  • Strategies to avoid cross-contact with allergens.
  • Plan and manage an allergen free kitchen.
  • Provide better customer communication and service.
  • Receive fewer customer complaints.
  • Improve job efficiency and job satisfaction for staff.
  • Be socially responsible.

Each hotel and holiday resort participating in the GFFP Approved Foods Program for Hotels and Holiday Resort Destinations receive three complimentary AF-Smart™ training sessions for key staff as part of the certification program.

AF-Smart™ training is also recommended and available to individuals preparing meals at home, trained safety leaders and others looking for better allergen-free knowledge.

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Access anytime, from anywhere.

All training courses are online and can be taken anytime and place with an internet connection on any smartphone, tablet, laptop, or computer. No need to schedule in advance.

GFFP training courses are designed by food service professionals for professionals.

Training is also recommended to individuals preparing meals in their own home and others looking for better gluten-free and allergen knowledge and safety leaders.

Have questions or not sure where to start?

Contact us to speak with a representative or receive a no-obligation quote. Our staff is available anytime to answer questions and help navigate the decisions toward achieving gluten-free certification for your company.

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