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Thursday, March 15, 2007
Washington, D.C. Gluten-Free Cooking Spree

As you may have read in my earlier post, I attended this wonderful event in New York City on March 2, 2007. I highly suggest this event to anyone in the area.

The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness for Celiac Awareness and CNN Newsroom Anchor Heidi Collins to host the Washington, D.C. Gluten-Free Cooking Spree

Watch top chefs, doctors and news reporters compete to make the best gluten-free meals!!

Friday May 4, 2007

6:00pm to 9:00pm VIP ($100)
includes meet & greet with doctors and chefs and autographed copy of Beyond Rice Cakes

6:30 to 9:00pm General Admission ($50) and Kids ($35)

Hyatt Regency Bethesda
7400 Wisconsin Ave
Bethesda, MD

*10 of Washington D.C.’s Top Chefs
*10 doctors from 10 different D.C. hospitals
* 10 health care reporters from media organizations

The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness and CNN Newsroom Anchor Heidi Collins invite you to participate in the Washington, D.C. Gluten-Free Cooking Spree. The Gluten-Free Cooking Spree is an event that joins together the medical and lifestyle aspects of celiac disease to educate both doctors and chefs about celiac disease and
the gluten-free diet.

Here’s how it works:
*Top chefs, doctors and reporters will be put on to teams of three. Each team will have one chef, one doctor and one reporter. Together, the doctor, chef and reporter will work to create the best gluten-free meal.

*A three-person panel will judge recipes. A food critic, a celiac specialist, and a child with celiac disease will make up the panel.

*National and local media will attend and cover the event.

* Winning team will receive a donation made to the hospital that the doctor on the team is affiliated with. All members will also receive a gift basket with a variety of gluten-free goodies!

* Winning team will be featured in National Foundation for Celiac Awareness monthly newsletter and on website www.celiaccentral.org.

**At the event, NFCA will honor Dr. Alessio Fasano from the University of Maryland Center for Celiac Research. Dr. Fasano will be one of the expert judges at the event and a donation will be made to support the center's work.

RSVP NOW by clicking here.

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