Attending an event for some is a requirement, others a source of inspiration, others a crucial business opportunity, and others an indulgent affair. For those with food allergies and other dietary restrictions, attending events like this – or any other type – is a game of chance, a tale of survival.
Meeting planners spend an incredible amount of time planning food for events. Participants with dietary restrictions do the same. But for them, it's a game to avoid hunger.
As event professionals, we are committed to providing environments where everyone is treated with the same respect, dignity and courtesy. But in today’s society, that is not necessarily true.
The H.U.N.G.E.R. Game helps us navigate guests eating restrictions, providing challenges and education to participants while they compete to create an event that feeds the needs of many safely, efficiently and deliciously.
Essential Learning Components
• Understand different dietary needs
• Determine processes to work with vendors & participants on meeting needs
• Address challenges and obstacles presented circumstantially