Standards beyond compare. Now our mark is too!

The Gluten Intolerance Group's Gluten-Free Food Service (GFFS) is a program that validates excellence in gluten-free food handling. Every food service establishment that has met the core best practices of the GFFS program is designated a Validated GLUTEN FREE SAFE SPOT. The new GFFS mark signals to consumers that your establishment has gone through an auditing and training process to operate safely gluten-free.


The gluten-free consumer is an essential customer to the food service industry. Whether for medical necessity or a health and wellness choice, three million American's eat gluten-free and the trend is expanding across the globe. To earn the loyalty of this important niche market, food service establishments must earn their trust. GFFS is the answer. 80% of gluten-free consumers feel safer eating in an establishment that has earned our validation. At GFFS, we make it easy and we do it right.

Coaches Program

Are you passionate about living gluten-free? Have you ever wished you could have access to the kitchen of a restaurant, to ensure they are really following safe gluten-free food preparation practices? Do you wish you had more safe gluten-free spots in your locale? Then the GFFS Coach's program is for you. We are looking for dedicated advocates in the gluten-free community to help expand GFFS’s reach and validate gluten free safe spots across the globe!


From restaurants and meal kit services, to Universities, hospitals, and senior living facilities use this search to find establishments that have earned the right to be Gluten Free Safe Spots, with Validation from GFFS.

GFFS Supports The Gluten-Free Community

The Gluten-Free Food Service (GFFS) is a program of the Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG), a 501c3 non-profit empowering the gluten-free community since 1974. GFFS reviews policies and procedures, recipes, ingredients and training for each unique food service facility. Your support goes beyond food safety—100% of revenue from our food safety programs is invested into GIG’s programs that support and educate the gluten-free community.