Dining Out With Food Allergies

If you or a family member suffer from food allergies, then you already know how difficult it can be to enjoy eating dinner out. But with a few tips and tricks, you can confidently order your favorite dishes without fear of having to reach for your Epi-Pen.  With a sit down restaurant, you have the ability to talk to the chef, manager, and server about any allergies or special needs you and/or your family may have. Take control of your dining out experience by observing and following this list.

The Key to Knowledge:

Do Your Homework:

A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words:

Don’t Forget Drinks and Dessert:

By clearly and politely communicating your special needs to your wait staff, you are more likely to have an incident free, enjoyable meal. It is encouraged to personally thank the staff and follow up with an email or thank you note.

Ramie Tritt, MD, President, Atlanta ENT

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