[Sca-cooks] a few questions/requests (long)

Adele de Maisieres ladyadele at paradise.net.nz
Sun Oct 14 15:52:32 PDT 2007

Terry Decker wrote:

>>how do members of the list prepare event meals and accommodate
>>the needs of people taking medications? i realize this is a
>>sensitive question because some people do not disclose that they
>>are even taking any medications for privacy reasons.
>If I am informed of dietary issues IN ADVANCE, I will try to prepare at 
>least some dishes to provide an adequate meal and I will tell people which 
>dishes they can not eat.  I've arranged menus to account for allergies, 
>diabetes, gastric problems and religious requirements.  I don't need to know 
>details, but I need to know what is required to determine whether I can help 
>you.  Failing to tell me of your dietary needs makes it your problem.

What he said.  I can most often accommodate unusual dietary needs, 
provided they're not too extreme and I have some advance notice.  It's 
not a big deal to accommodate people when there are genuine health 
concerns involved. 

Adele de Maisieres

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