Allergen-Free 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™ is 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 Certificate

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

AF-Smart™ is a suite of seven training modules designed for managers, servers, and back of house staff covering the essential elements of a restaurant & foodservice establishments 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 restaurant & food serve establishment 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 in their own home and others looking for better gluten-free knowledge and trained safety leaders.

Course Information
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Course Information


There are no prerequisites for the AF-Smart™ course.

Valid in Your State or Province

The AF-Smart™ course is recognized in all States and Provinces throughout the United States and Canada. You'll be a AF-Smart™ Trained Food Handler for 3 years.

100% Online

Take the training anywhere, from any device with an internet connection. Complete your exam anytime – no need to schedule in advance.

Technical Requirements

You can access your course on any device (with internet access) including your:
  • smartphone
  • tablet
  • laptop
  • computer
To Complete Your Exam You Will Need:
  • a computer or laptop with a webcam
  • a modern browser (available as a free download)
  • an email address

Unlimited Exam Attempts

There's no need to worry about not passing the training exam on the first try. You can retake the exam as many times as needed for free.
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Same Day Certification

Get your AF-Smart™ certificate today or go at your own pace. You have unlimited days to complete your training. Your certificate will be sent to you electronically as soon as you pass the course.

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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 allergen-free certification for your company.

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