Chicago, IL – April 12-13, 2014
When & Where
April 12-13, 2014
9:00-3:00 pm Parking is free!
Note: If the Convention Center parking lot is full when you arrive, there is additional free parking in the lots of the adjacent office buildings.
The Schaumburg Renaissance Convention Center
1551 Thoreau Drive North
Schaumburg, IL 60173
You may purchase discounted tickets ahead of time by using the form below. Full-price tickets ($20 per adult and $5 per child (over the age of 3) will be on sale at the event if we do not sell out in advance. Sell outs will be indicated on the website. We recommend buying your tickets ahead of time. Please note: Ticket promotion codes can not be applied to previously purchased tickets.
Radio Disney Chicago part of the #1 radio network for kids, tweens and families will be on-site Sunday April 13th from 1:30-3:00pm with the latest hits from Radio Disney. The Radio Disney Chicago Road Crew will be on-site with prizes and interactive entertainment for the whole family. For more information about Radio Disney, log onto www.radiodisney.com.
Class:"Power Me Up Now!" Learn how to stop eating & start nourishing. Learn how to restart your metabolism to regain your health and core power.
Class:"Gluten Intolerance: Is the lack of Vitamin C, Vitamin D and Probiotics to Blame?" Why has there been such an increase in Gluten Sensitivity and chronic illness? Can some of the rise be due to diminished levels of micro nutrients in our food? Dr. Eisenstein will explore the recent scientific studies as well as give some solutions.
Class:"Raising A Child Gluten Free" Learn how to keep your child safe at home and away. Tiffany Hinton a mom of children with food allergies will teach you how to keep your own child smiling with safe kitchen tips, snack ideas, birthday party solutions, traveling and more.
Class:"Safely Eat Out Around the World Gluten Free and Allergy Free." Learn tips on eating safe meals in restaurants close to home or abroad with confidence including advice on hidden ingredients and food preparation. Empower yourself with proven travel tips about airlines, snacks, hotels and more from Kim Koeller, award-winning author of Let’s Eat Out and 2-plus million mile world traveler with celiac disease and food allergies.
Class:"Get Rid of Toxins – in your Diet and in your Life!" Carol Kicinski, over 20 years living the gluten-free lifestyle, tells her personal story of how going gluten free changed not just her health but her life – informative, always humorous, entertaining and uplifting!
Class:"Cooking Gluten-Free For Your Family & Beyond" Join Carlyn Berghoff and her teenage daughter Sarah McClure as they share their journey, tips and successes of going, living, and cooking gluten-free. Whether you’re just beginning a gluten-free lifestyle or you’re an old pro, Carlyn and Sarah will teach you the gluten-free kitchen must-haves, tips for the gluten-free road and dining out, and even how to prepare for college in a safe, gluten-free way.
Class:Radio Disney Chicago part of the #1 radio network for kids, tweens and families will be on-site Sunday April 13th from 1:30-3:00pm with the latest hits from Radio Disney. The Radio Disney Chicago Road Crew will be on-site with prizes and interactive entertainment for the whole family. For more information about Radio Disney, log onto www.radiodisney.com.
Vanessa Maltin Weisbrod
Vanessa Maltin Weisbrod is the Executive Editor of Delight Gluten-Free Magazine, an international publication geared towards people with food allergies, celiac disease and other medical conditions relating to food. In addition to the magazine, Vanessa also consults for a variety of gluten-free food manufactures and is an active member of the Advisory Board of the Celiac Disease Center at Children’s National Medical Center.
Vanessa is also the author of two gluten-free cookbooks: Beyond Rice Cakes: A Young Person’s Guide to Cooking, Eating & Living Gluten-Free was released in September 2006 and her second book is The Gloriously Gluten-Free Cookbook: Spicing Up Life with Italian, Asian and Mexican Recipes (Wiley) was released in April 2010.
Vanessa has appeared on numerous television shows as a gluten-free food and celiac disease expert including Planet Green’s Emeril Green, CNBC’s On the Money and CNN’s Newsroom with Heidi Collins. She has been interviewed and quoted in U.S. News & World Report, Newsweek, The Washington Post, Washington Woman, Supermarket News, Publix Greenwise Magazine and numerous other local newspapers.
Vanessa received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the George Washington University and a Culinary Arts degree from the Institute of Culinary Education. She also holds certificates in the Practical Applications of Food Allergy Guidelines and Nutritional Analysis for Federal School Breakfast & Lunch Programs. Previously she worked as a health care reporter for the Advisory Board Company’s Daily Briefing and for Cox Newspapers, where she covered health care, politics, immigration and other breaking news for major newspapers including the Palm Beach Post, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and the Dayton Daily News.