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Celiac Awareness Tour Travels to San Diego

For Immediate Release

Celiac Awareness Tour
Contact: Lou Reyes
20545 Center Ridge Road, Rocky River
(440) 799‐4344

Celiac Awareness Tour Travels to San Diego

Rocky River, Ohio, February 17, 2013 – Ohio‐based gluten‐free health expo, Celiac Awareness Tour, is making its way to San Diego, California to promote celiac awareness and encourage a healthy, gluten‐free lifestyle.

The Celiac Awareness Tour expo will take place on March 16th and 17th, 2013 from 9am – 3pm at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Ticket prices range from $15 for a two‐day pass to $25 available at the door. Children ages 12 and under receive free admission. This event will feature expert presentations, live cooking demonstrations, yoga classes, Irish dance performances, a comedian, gluten‐free food and beverage samples and gluten‐free prizes. There will also be a children’s pavilion to ensure a fun and entertaining gluten-free experience for kids, including balloon twisting, a St. Patrick’s Day coloring contest and face painting.

Featured experts will include Brian Gansmann, author of the best selling book, “Defeat Wheat: Your Guide to Eliminating Gluten and Losing Weight”; Dr. Susan Algert, who currently manages one million in nutrition education contracts from the U.S. Department of Agriculture; Dr. Kimberly Newton, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego; Chef Peter Klarman, from Chef of the Future and author of the book, “Better Food for a Better You”; Karen Fine, author of three children’s books and blog, Fine Cooks…Everything Gluten Free; Clea Shannon from Eat Inspired Today, LLC; Chef Chris Decker from Decker Brothers Gourmet, San Diego, CA; and Chef Katherine Emmenegger, Executive Chef at Great News! Cookware and Cooking School.

Paige Mingus, Assistant Program Manager for Celiac Awareness Tour explains, “There is definitely an understanding in San Diego of the need for celiac disease awareness and gluten‐free products. The support from the community has been overwhelming. I am confident that our event will not only meet the need, it will exceed it.”

The Celiac Awareness Tour promotes celiac disease awareness and gluten‐free food and beverage products at events nationwide. For more information about Celiac Awareness Tour San Diego and to purchase your tickets, visit the Eventbrite website at http://celiactoursd‐

For more information on Celiac Awareness Tour call (440) 799‐4344 or visit


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