PACGFS meetings are held the third tuesday of each month from 12:30-2PM. As of this writing, meetings are located in the Prescott Public Library Founder's Room "B", which is on the lower level. The library address is 215 E. Goodwin Street in beautiful, historic downtown Prescott, AZ.
The mission of the Prescott Area Celiac & Gluten Free Support organization is to offer support and
education to both those newly diagnosed and those currently maintaining a
gluten free lifestyle. Our organization also strives for
general public awareness of the Celiac condition and to provide the
medical community with a greater understanding of the needs of Celiac
patients and those who are gluten sensitive.
Welcome to Prescott Area Celiac and Gluten Free Support. The purpose of
this site is to provide you with information about our support group and
gluten-free Prescott information. In addition, it provides for you some
general gluten free lifestyle information, resources and links.
We hope this information will help to make living the gluten free
lifestyle easier for both our newly diagnosed and veteran Celiac friends
as well as those who are visiting the group. The Prescott Quad City area is a
wonderful place to live and visit, so enjoying the area “gluten-free”
should be a fun and easy thing to do.
be aware, however, that there is no warranty on this information and no
liability is assumed by the group
for the recommendations, information, dietary suggestions, menus, and
recipes which are shared. Questions of a medical nature should be
directed to your personal physician. The mention of products does not
signify our endorsement.
PACGFS is dedicated to helping celiacs and those who are gluten sensitive to adjust to a
gluten-free lifestyle in a non-gluten-free dedicated world. For this
reason, we do not make it a practice of serving items from solely gluten free dedicated facilities at our gatherings. As always, it’s the
responsibility of individuals to educate themselves in order to make the
choice that works best for them when deciding whether or not to partake
in the refreshments offered.
GF Restaurants in the Prescott Quad City Area as well as Sedona, Flagstaff, & Cottonwood, Az
Dine at your own risk!
1. Red Robin*
2. Chipotle Grill*(also warrants that they are all non-GMO, except for the corn products, with changes on those in the works.)
3. Nick and Willy’s*
4. Streets of New York* GF pizza
College Crossroads Café*
7. The Raven*
8. Aloha Grill*
9. Panagea Bakery*
St. Michael’s Bistro
New Frontiers (Whole Foods)* Café
El Gato Azul*
In ‘n Out Burger (mention "allergy" meal requirements)
Tara Thai II (PV)
Pizza Picasso* (Sedona, Flagstaff)
Casa Bonita, Arturos, Casa Gardena, etc.
31. Beaver Street Brewery (Flagstaff)*
Martina’s Mexican (Chino
33. Prescott Station* (across from Hassayampa)
34. Buffalo Wild Wings (PV) does not use canola or soy oil for frying the wings!
35. Toi's Thai in PV 36. Frannies Frozen Yogurt on the Square 37. Cuppers*- two locations 38. Soldi (used to be Apropos Salon) 111 Grove Ave, Prescott, 777-0444 39. Mogi's Mongollian BBQ*, Iron Springs Rd. (also offers organic and non-GMO) 40. Shannon's cheesecakes on Gurley*
*Designates that the
restaurant offers a gluten free menu or specifically offers listed gluten free
Prescott Station restaurant on 200 E. Gurley is generating
some positive feedback within the local gluten free community. A non GF
friend visited there shortly after it opened and was thrilled to report back
to us that the management was not only very aware of the special needs
of someone who is required to dine gluten free, but that they also offer
a listing of GF options.
August 9th, 2012 Diane J. visited this restaurant with a friend for a birthday lunch. The waitress was pleasant, attentive, and well-versed in the gluten free menu offerings. Ordered a fish taco with corn tortillas and sides of beans and rice. Very good, though side dishes were excessively salty. Overall dining experience was excellent. The atmosphere and restaurant decor is the best I have experienced in this area in quite some time.
April 2013. A group member had a very negative experience with fish tacos that were served with both flour and corn tortillas, even after GF requests were specified.
November 21st, 2012
Several people in the group have mentioned very positive experiences that they had had
recently with restaurants that are offering gluten free dining options.
These included Nick and Willie's Pizza, Wildflower Bread Company, Prescott Station, and Gurley Street Grill. Also, the El Gato Azul owner, Barry, has recently notified the group that the restaurant is now
carrying gluten free bread and GF tortillas as well. Gluten Free Grocery Options
Today was the July 2012 PACGFS final meeting in the Prescott Public Library's Elsea room on the main floor. The group nearly met the room's capacity, topping out at approximately
14. PACGF support is looking forward to meeting on August 21st at12:30
PM on the lower level of the library at the Founders Room "B", which
accommodates 45 people. The Founder's Room also provides a serving area
and sink, which would be great for bringing in samples
of gluten free food items for meetings.
The majority of the meeting was designated for members to meet everyone and to learn a little more about new members, while sharing needs and hearing what folks would like to obtain from the group. Suggestions for future topics of interest were shared and discussed.
It was suggested that at the August meeting gluten free foods would be brought in to snack on, which would work especially well because of the time of day that meetings are held! So, the group's first gluten free "potluck" will be held at the August meeting. Another suggestion would be for a speaker, possibly either a CNC (certified nutritional counselor) or an MD or natureopath to be invited to speak to the group about supplements and nutritional support for an individual with celiac disease or someone who is required to or desiring to eat gluten free.
Looking forward to seeing you then!
Chef Bryan's Bistro, 436 Goodwin St. Several in the group have been making VERY positive comments about this relatively new restaurant. Chef Bryan is very accommodating and will make special gluten free adaptations to your meal. He also seems to have a good knowledge about celiac disease and about the special requirements for gluten free dining without cross contamination. But, as always, dine at your own risk! Chef Bryan's Bistro
The new Prescott Station restaurant on 200 E. Gurley is also generating some positive feedback within the local gluten free community. A non GF friend visited there shortly after it opened and was thrilled to report to us that the management was not only very aware of the special needs of someone who is required to dine gluten free, but that they also offer a listing of GF options. Prescott Station Grill and Bar