GF-Smart - Investing in the Long-Term Health of Your Business!

GF-Smart online professional training for gluten-fee food safety is endorsed and in partnership with the National Celiac Association (NCA), the most recognized education and advocacy group for people with celiac disease and other gluten-related disorders in the nation. By becoming GFFP certified your food establishment will immediately become recognized and trusted by the gluten-free community, knowing that you understand their needs. 

GFFP benefits a wide range of food businesses committed to serving the gluten-free population including restaurants, cafes, fast casual outlets, caterers, camps, hotels, convention centers, hospitals, healthcare, and educational institutions.

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Professional Training for Gluten-Free Food Safety

GF-Smart™ is professional training for managers, servers, and back of house staff covering the essential aspects of providing safe gluten-free foods within a commercial kitchen. The program covers topics essential for the safe purchasing and production of gluten-free food.

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Learn more in this short video about how gluten-free training for your staff can instantly create a positive impression of trust with gluten-free customers.

GF-Smart™ Training

GF-Smart™ is a suite of training modules designed for managers, servers, and back of house staff covering the essential elements of a restaurant & foodservice establishments gluten-free menu offering and safe dining experience.

Training topics include ingredient sourcing, gluten-free food preparation, storage practices, strategies and requirements for avoiding gluten cross-contamination, serving & customer engagement best practices.

Each restaurant & food serve establishment participating in the GFFP will receive free GF-Smart™ training for key staff.

GF-Smart™ helps participants:

  • Understand the medical rationale of a gluten-free diet for people with celiac disease and gluten sensitivity.
  • Plan and manage a gluten-free kitchen.
  • Avoid gluten cross-contamination.
  • Provide better customer service and receive fewer complaints.
  • Improve job efficiency and job satisfaction for staff.
  • Be socially responsible.

GF-Smart™ training is also recommended and available to individuals preparing meals in their own home and others looking for better gluten-free knowledge and trained safety leaders.

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Endorsed by the National Celiac Association

National Celiac Association endorsement provides gluten-free brands with a powerful supporting message to effectively market and communicate with the gluten-free community, build genuine relationships and maximize long-term customer loyalty.

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There are no prerequisites for the GF-Smart™ course.

Valid in Your State or Province

The GF-Smart™ course is recognized in all States and Provinces throughout the United States and Canada. You'll be a GF-Smart™ Trained Food Handler for 3 years.

100% Online

Take the training anywhere, from any device with an internet connection. Complete your exam anytime – no need to schedule in advance.

Technical Requirements

You can access your course on any device (with internet access) including your:
  • smartphone
  • tablet
  • laptop
  • computer
To Complete Your Exam You Will Need:
  • a computer or laptop with a webcam
  • a modern browser (available as a free download)
  • an email address

Unlimited Exam Attempts

There's no need to worry about not passing the training exam on the first try. You can retake the exam as many times as needed for free.
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Same Day Certification

Get your GF-Smart™ training certificate today or go at your own pace. You have unlimited days to complete your training. Your certificate will be sent to you electronically as soon as you pass the course.

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Have questions or not sure where to start?

Contact us to speak with a representative or receive a no-obligation quote. Our staff is available anytime to answer questions and help navigate the decisions toward achieving gluten-free certification for your company.

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