GREAT Benefits

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GREAT Kitchens is an online multimedia course for chefs, foodservice managers and waitstaff. Included with the program are tools to educate front-of-the-house and back-of-the-house staff on safe gluten-free food handling.

GREAT Schools, Colleges and Camps prepares dining hall directors, managers and staff with the knowledge and tools needed to offer gluten-free options in the cafeteria or dining hall.

Take advantage of a loyal and growing customer base by gaining awareness of gluten-free needs, bringing in proper supplies and using caution to prevent cross-contact.

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Benefits of GREAT Kitchens training include:

  • Learn where gluten can be hidden in ingredients so you can responsibly serve your guests.
  • Learn about how to keep gluten from coming into contact with gluten-free dishes.
  • Develop confidence in communicating with your gluten-free guests.
  • Align front-of-the-house and back-of-the-house processes.
  • Access 98-page training manual which includes a comprehensive Appendix containing recipes, training tools and a bonus allergen supplement.
  • Receive continuing education credit from the American Culinary Federation or the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
  • Gain confidence that your employees understand the concepts required to serve gluten-free guests appropriately through a comprehensive exam that enables them to print out a certificate of completion.

Benefits of GREAT Kitchens Accreditation include:

  • Be affiliated with and recognized by Beyond Celiac, an industry leader that will drive credibility.
  • See your operation listed on, the number one site for celiac disease and gluten sensitivity information.  Your operation will also be listed on gluten-free travel sites and mobile applications (GREAT Kitchens receive increased views and directions downloads).
  • Receive publicity and social media shout outs.
  • Access marketing tools for your website, menu and a decal for your door.

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Learn how to apply for accreditation and start the process by completing the first section of the GREAT Accreditation Application here.

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