Glory Days Grill® Awarded ‘2017 BEST FOOD ALLERGY CHAMPION’

Gaithersburg, MD — June 13, 2017 —Glory Days Grill, a sports-themed family restaurant operating 25 corporate and franchised restaurants in 4 states, received an award for ‘2017 Best Food Allergy Champion’ by AllerTrain, an ANSI accredited food allergy and gluten-free training course offered by MenuTrinfo. Sarah Lauer, Corporate Training Manager, was specifically honored for her ongoing commitment to food safety and training.

"Glory Days Grill has been providing nutritional information and allergen information for our guests for the better part of a decade,” said Tony Cochones, Vice President of Food and Beverage. “Our guests are armed with a nutritional calculator, allergen wizard and Gluten Free Menu so that they can make informed dining choices. In addition, our team members are trained on our exclusive ‘ALERTED’ system,” said Cochones.

The company’s intensive ALERTED system includes policies on how to: Alert management, Listen to guests, Educate, Ring food in correctly, use the appropriate sterile kitchen Tools to prohibit cross-contamination, Ensure food safety and Double check every stage of the process.  The ALERTED system is coupled with regular ongoing training for all team members on common allergens, allergic reactions, and how to safely handle orders and prepare food for our guests with specific food sensitives, including those with Celiac disease.  To further solidify their commitment to providing a safe dining environment for the food allergic community, Glory Days Grill requires all management to maintain certification in AllerTrain and employ an in house certified AllerTrain Master Trainer to enable them to offer additional learning to all team members from the AllerTrain suite of courses.

More About Glory Days Grill:

Glory Days Grill is a full-service, sports-themed family restaurant featuring great food at very affordable prices, outstanding service and real-time entertainment.  Every restaurant brings together award-winning menus accompanied by numerous large screen televisions tuned to a variety of sports, cartoons, news and entertainment offerings.  Tables and booths have individual volume-controlled speaker stations adding to the guest’s enjoyment.  Many locations have private banquet facilities and all feature catering services. Glory Days Grill has been named Best Casual Theme Restaurant, Best American Restaurant, Best Sports Bar, and has also received accolades for Best Ribs, Best Chili, Best Burger and Best Bartender.  Glory Days Grill founders, Richard Danker, Bob Garner, and Jeff Newman currently own and operate 18 Glory Days Grill restaurants in the tri-state area comprising Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia. Glory Days Grill also supports 7 franchised restaurants in Richmond, VA and Tampa, FL. For more information, visit www.glorydaysgrill.com or www.ownaglorydaysfranchise.com.

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For more information on Glory Days Grill:
Charissa Costa Bauhaus
330-338-3040
ccosta@glorydaysgrill.com