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Why did Greco Pizza decide to create a GlutenGone® menu selection?
Your new Gluten-free subs are amazing!!!! Finally a healthy choice that is also delicious for those of us that can’t have gluten. Thank-you!
Customer demand. Every day, more and more people are realizing they have a sensitivity to gluten. They may have been recently diagnosed with Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity or just want to live a Gluten Free lifestyle and still want to enjoy their favourite pizza and subs.
What is gluten?
Gluten is the protein found in wheat, barley, rye and related wheat species such as spelt and kamut. It helps baked goods keep their form and chewy texture and is also added to other food items more and more, both for consistency and taste purposes.
What is Celiac Disease?
Celiac disease is a medical condition in which the absorptive surface of the small intestine is damaged by a substance called gluten. This results in an inability of the body to absorb nutrients: protein, fat, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals, which are necessary for good health.
Although statistics are not readily available, it is estimated that 1 in 133 persons in Canada are affected by celiac disease.
A wide range of symptoms may be present. Symptoms may appear together or singularly in children or adults. In general, the symptoms of untreated celiac disease indicate the presence of malabsorption due to the damaged small intestine. For more information please visit http://www.celiac.ca
Are GlutenGone® Menu Items Gluten Free?
Love your gluten-free pizza!Can’t wait to try the GF subs! Thanks for offering gluten-free products.
Greco Pizza’s GlutenGone® Menu Selections are made with ingredients that are not made with gluten, however Greco cannot certify that they are 100% gluten free. Our GlutenGone® Menu items are prepared in Greco Pizza restaurants, that also produce products made with gluten, therefore there is the possibility of cross contamination of gluten between these products. Any person with a severe reaction to gluten should not consider these to be 100% gluten free. GlutenGone® menu is NOT recommended for Celiac patients. There is always the small risk of cross contamination.
What does Greco do to lessen the risk of cross contamination with GlutenGone products in their stores?
There is always the small risk that a GlutenGone® product could have come in contact with minute particles of gluten in the restaurant. Even small particles of flour can become airborne in the restaurant and contaminate GlutenGone® products. While this risk is minimal and the amount of gluten would be very small Greco advises any customers who have a severe reaction to gluten to be aware that we cannot certify 100% that gluten is not in any GlutenGone® products. Greco trains its staff in the importance of ensuring separation of gluten and Non Gluten products in the store. Staff training also includes using separate pizza paddles, cutting tools and utensils when preparing GlutenGone® products to minimize the risk of cross contamination. Human errors however can occur despite our best efforts to ensure all GlutenGone® products are free of any gluten.
Where are GlutenGone® Pizza Shells and Sub Buns produced?
Pizza shells and sub buns are produced in a dedicated gluten-free bakery allowing us to ensure the highest level of customer safety.
Are your sauces and cheeses made with gluten?
Greco Pizza’s pizza sauce, donair sauce and pizza cheese are not made with gluten.
In addition to your pizza sauce, donair sauce and pizza cheese, what other ingredient do you carry that are not made with Gluten?
Aime la croute sans gluten et aime la croute mince.
Dry Cured Pepperoni
Can I purchase your pizza shells and sub buns for use at home?
Currently our products are only available for purchase as completed menu items.
Donair – Famous Greco Donair Meat using 100% pure Beef topped with Onions, Tomatoes and Pizza cheese swimming in Greco Donair sauce.
Pepperoni – Full flavoured Dry Cured Pepperoni and Pizza Cheese.
Veggie – A garden paradise – Fresh cut Tomatoes, Onions, Mushrooms, Green Peppers, and Pizza Cheese. We will add olives and hot peppers upon request.
Meats – Perfect for the ultimate carnivore. Dry Cured Pepperoni, Bacon Topping, Sausage, and Ham covered with Pizza Cheese.
Works – Our most popular. Dry Cured Pepperoni, Bacon Topping, Mushrooms, Onions and Green Peppers covered with Pizza Cheese.
Hawaiian – Need a vacation, visit Greco Island – Ham, Pineapple and Bacon Topping with Pizza Cheese.
Our delicious pan pizza dough baked to a golden brown with garlic butter, pizza and asiago cheeses. Combined with our own secret donair sauce, and you have a runaway hit!
Donair – Dry Cured Pepperoni, Donair Meat, Onions, Tomatoes, Donair Sauce, Cheese.
Pizza – Garlic Spread, Pizza Sauce, Dry Cured Pepperoni, Mushrooms, Green Peppers, Cheese.
Veggie – Mushrooms, Pineapple, Onions, Tomatoes, Green Peppers, lite Italian dressing, Cheese.
Hawaiian – Garlic Spread, Pizza Sauce, Ham, Bacon, Pineapple, Cheese.
Chicken – Chicken Strips, Onions, Tomatoes, Cheese.