Gluten-Free Certification for Restaurants & Food Service Establishments
Developed by Experts
GFFP's Standards have been developed by industry specialists in conjunction with the National Celiac Association for the restaurant & food service industries.
GFFP's Standards are cross referenced to FDA Regulations and Codex Standard for Foods for Special Dietary Use for Persons Intolerant to Gluten.
Efficient and Affordable
GFFP's gluten-free certification requirements are developed with our customers in mind. A great customer experience and lower costs are top priorities.
True Personalized Service
We recognize that each GFFP customer is unique, so we tailor how we work to support each customers' gluten-free business needs and food service systems.
- Increases recognition of the establishment within your geographic region.
- Receive free listing on GF-Finder.com website to promote your business.
- Gain additional social media coverage.
- Receive valuable endorsement by the National Celiac Association (NCA).
- Offers a competitive advantage to connect with the celiac community and the wider gluten-free consumer audience.
- Supports personal passion to serve safe and reliable gluten-free food.
- Opportunity to include gluten-free diners to grow customer base and increase sales.
- Demonstrates that the food establishment adheres to government regulations when making gluten-free claims.
- Assigns essential gluten-free duties for front and back of house staff to observe.
GFFP Approved Mark of Trust™
Displaying the GFFP Approved Mark of Trust™ on menu boards, store front doors and windows gives added assurance to consumers looking for a safe, reliable gluten-free dining experience they can trust.
GFFP Approved Mark of Trust™ is easily identifiable and shows consumers that restaurant & food service establishments bearing the logo have GFFP approved food handling systems in place to ensure gluten-free menu items meet 20 ppm (parts-per-million) or less for gluten, as defined by government gluten-free food labeling regulations in the United States and Canada.
National Celiac Association endorsement provides restaurants & food service establishments with a powerful supporting message to help effectively market and communicate with the gluten-free community, build genuine relationships and maximize long-term customer loyalty.
GFFP Gluten-Free Certification for Restaurants & Food Service Establishments
GFFP provides gluten-free standards, best-in-class conformance specifications and GF-Smart™ Training designed specifically for the food service industry. GFFP benefits a wide range of businesses including restaurants, fast food outlets, cafes, schools and universities, seniors’ residences and hospitals as well as caterers, remote camps, executive dining rooms, hotels and convention centers. Implementation of the GFFP’s Standards increases consumer confidence that gluten-free food handling procedures have been reviewed by a neutral party and confirms a sincere commitment to the gluten-free diner.
To further support certification, GFFP requires that all gluten-free menu items meet the strictest industry testing requirement of 20 ppm (parts-per-million) or less for gluten, as defined by government gluten-free food labeling regulations in the United States and Canada. This promotes the highest safety standard, confidence and brand loyalty amongst the celiac community and those who require gluten-free food for other health reasons.
GFFP certifies both dedicated and non-dedicated gluten-free restaurants & food service establishments, so long as those establishments conform to the requirements as set out in the GFFP Standards.
Once certified, an establishments can enter into a license agreement and receive the GFFP Approved Mark of Trust™ displaying the establishment as trusted place for a safe and reliable gluten-free dining experience.
Frequently Asked Questions About Gluten-Free Food Service Certification
Endorsed by the National Celiac Association
National Celiac Association endorsement provides gluten-free brands with a powerful supporting message to help effectively market and communicate with the gluten-free community, build genuine relationships and maximize long-term customer loyalty.
Upon completion of certification the following information and services will be provided: