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A la Carte Tuesday, Gluten-Free

by Keith Brunell, Dallas, TX | Written on April 26, 2011

All of the links today are about gluten-free recipes and Maggiano’s ability to create amazing gluten-free dishes. There is an executive chef in every one of our restaurants and they can customize any dish for anyone! If you have a gluten intolerance or any other food allergy, please be sure to come in, tell your server your needs and the chef will gladly come to your table to talk about all of your options! Corn fusilli can be substituted in any of our non-stuffed pasta dishes or we can create a customized meal just for you!

Here is a great post from a blogger in Arizona talking about her recent experience at our Scottsdale location. She also has recipes, products and other establishments listed that offer gluten-free options!

Gluten Free Girl always has great recipes to share and her latest post gives you an easy recipe for baking without dairy!

The Urban Eye Blog talks about our restaurant in Downtown Denver and how the chef created a gluten-free vegan dish!

Lastly, every Tuesday, Serious Eats shares a gluten-free recipe with its readers, so be sure to check back weekly! Today they’ve shared a recipe for a Buttermilk Pound Cake that looks absolutely delicious!

  • Joyce

    Didn’t think I would ever get to eat pasta at a restaurant again! Thanks for offering this, it is a huge deal to me. 

  • How to Shop and Where to Eat | Rice Flour

    [...] Maggiano’s can substitute corn pasta in almost every dish. It’s amazing, and the portions are more than generous. [...]

  • Mary K

    I had always loved Maggiano’s and was so upset when my kids were diagnosed with Celiac disease – no more pasta dinners for us.   However, we heard about the gluten-free option, came in and were blown away!   Not only can we get GF pasta, but even the cream sauces can be made gluten-free!    Thank you so much for caring about your patrons who have gluten issues but still want to enjoy great pasta.   

  • Sandy

    So glad to see that you have gluten free options.  I will be entertaining a group soon for dinner for a work occasion, and they requested Italian!  So excited to have a gluten free pasta option at a restaurant!

  • Susan

    I was diagnosed with Celiac Disease three days ago and I’m slowly working my way through my new life style–still trying to figure it all out. On the night I was diagnosed, I spent a couple of hours mourning the loss of my favorite foods and I assumed I would no longer be able to enjoy Maggiano’s, which is my absolute favorite restaurant. I am SO happy there are gluten-free options and can’t wait to try them.

  • Linds

    I have Celiac Disease – visited Maggiano’s recently and became very ill for several days after.  Was sent home with regular flour pasta (buy 1 get 1 to take home pasta) and after inspecting the meal I ate at the restaurant (leftovers at home) – realized it was not corn pasta either (it was dark in the restaurant when I ordered it).  Do not recommend!!

  • Maggiano’s Chef’s Table

    [...] At Maggiano’s, we believe every guest deserves to enjoy fresh, made-from-scratch food served in abundance. If you or any of your guests have an allergy or dietary restriction, please inform your server and our Chefs will be happy to accommodate your needs. Here are some of our Chef’s favorite gluten free preparations. [...]

  • Juanicki

    So do they have wheat-free pasta?

  • sam

    I am so sorry to hear that. It takes a LONG time to recover. My daughter has Celiac Disease, and ordered a GF sandwich at a restaurant and the server didn’t care and served her regular bread. She ended up with an intestinal infection. Ingesting gluten is very serious. While by now you have recovered, it seems there are those who just don’t get it. A little bit can make you very sick. I was hoping this could be somewhere my daughter could eat. Will have to consider carefully, as some places don’t understand the cross-contamination issue.
    Best of luck as you search for GF options.

  • Dr. Pamela Reilly

    PLEASE offer something other than corn pasta! Corn is one of the fastest growing allergens. Many people who have Celiac or a gluten/wheat allergy also have a corn sensitivity. With the various gf options available, there is no reason to subject people to additional potential allergens.

  • letsgoplaces

    Please offer something other than corn pasta! !!! Many choices now like rice pasta which actually cooks up BETTER.

  • Kari Gutierrez

    Can you please tell me if there is corn in the gluten free pasta, thanks!

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