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Appetite for Awareness: a Gluten-Free Cooking Spree 2012

National Foundation for Celiac Awareness

Sunday, September 23, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

Philadelphia, PA

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NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR CELIAC AWARENESS

presents

APPETITE FOR AWARENESS:

A GLUTEN-FREE COOKING SPREE


 

 

Sunday, September 23, 2012

1 PM until 5 PM

 

Appetite for Awareness is back! The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) is preparing an extraordinary event full of fun, food and gluten-free delights! 

 

FAMILY PAVILION

CHEF DEMOS

EXHIBITOR MARKETPLACE

GLUTEN-FREE COOKING SPREE

WATCH THE GAME ON BIG SCREEN TVs in the BEER GARDEN


and...THE CHANCE TO WIN A 1-YEAR MERCEDES LEASE!


 

Appetite for Awareness: a Gluten-Free Cooking Spree is moving to a new and fabulous venue. Be the first to get a glimpse of the Historic Strawbridge Building at 801 Market Street as you watch Chef Demos in front of the Grand Staircase!  

As always, Appetite for Awareness will feature delicious gluten-free food from well-known area restaurants with Philadelphia’s premier chefs cooking up a storm accompanied by Top Docs from area hospitals. Watch these skilled food artists prepare delectable treats for your enjoyment.

The Family Pavilion is accompanied by Family Pricing! Kids and adults alike will enjoy the samples of gluten-free treats.

For more information, including restaurants & chef bios, participating vendors and special appearances, visit www.CeliacCentral.org/A4A.

Early Bird Pricing
Adults: $50
Students (age 12+): $25
Children (up to 12 years old): $20               
Families (of four): $125

Tickets at the Door
Adults: $75
Students with ID (age 12+): $35
Children (up to 12 years old): $25        
Families (of four): $150
   

OUR OFFICE IS NOW CLOSED. TO ORDER TICKETS BY PHONE, PLEASE CALL 215-325-1306 x400 and leave a message on the Appetite for Awareness Hotline. We will return your call within one hour. 


HISTORIC STRAWBRIDGE BUILDING

801 Market Street, Philadelphia

PARKING/TRANSPORTATION INFO

There is abundant parking in the vicinity of the event venue.  The Philadelphia Parking Authority operates a lot at 801 Chestnut Street. The cost is $8. Park America’s lot at 615 Chestnut Street is $10 for the day. Free on-street parking on Sundays is also located throughout Chinatown, just north of the venue. The event location is also located on the PATCO Hi-Speedline, the Market/Frankford SEPTA line and a short walking distance from the Market East SEPTA stop.

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When & Where



Historic Strawbridge Building
801 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Sunday, September 23, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EDT)


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National Foundation for Celiac Awareness

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Through empowerment, education, advocacy and advancing research, the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness drives diagnoses of celiac disease and other gluten-related disorders and improves the quality of life for those on a lifelong gluten-free diet.

We believe in a patient-centered healthcare model that is grounded in science, promotes collaboration and supports a comprehensive approach to health and wellness.

Visit www.CeliacCentral.org for information.      


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Celiac disease is a genetic autoimmune disorder that damages the small intestine and interferes with absorption of nutrients from food. Left untreated, people with celiac disease can develop further complications such as other autoimmune diseases, infertility, thyroid disease and some forms of cancer. An estimated 1% of the population has celiac disease, but 83% of those who have it are still undiagnosed or misdiagnosed.

The only known treatment for celiac disease is a lifelong adherence to a gluten-free diet.  

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