At Shaka Kitchen, we understand the importance of catering to all dietary needs, including those who require gluten-free options. Whether you have celiac disease, gluten sensitivity, or simply prefer to avoid gluten in your diet, our restaurant offers a variety of delicious and safe gluten-free options.
In this article, we’ll answer 10 of the most frequently asked questions about our gluten-free restaurant.
What is gluten and why do some people need to avoid it?
Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye. For some people, consuming gluten can lead to health issues such as celiac disease, gluten sensitivity, or wheat allergy. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder where gluten causes damage to the small intestine, while gluten sensitivity is a less severe reaction that can still cause discomfort and digestive issues.
What gluten-free options are available at Shaka Kitchen?
We offer a variety of gluten-free options across our menu, including our signature acai bowls, smoothies, salads, and bowls. We also have gluten-free bread and wraps available for our sandwiches and tacos, and our sweet treats like our chocolate avocado mousse and chia pudding are also gluten-free.
How does Shaka Kitchen ensure that their gluten-free dishes are safe for those with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity?
We take great care to prevent cross-contamination in our kitchen. We have separate equipment and preparation areas for gluten-free items, and our staff are trained in proper handling procedures. We also use only certified gluten-free ingredients in our gluten-free dishes.
Are all of Shaka Kitchen’s dishes gluten-free, or just certain ones?
While not all of our dishes are gluten-free, we do have a wide selection of gluten-free options available. Our menu is clearly labeled to indicate which items are gluten-free, and our staff are always happy to assist with any questions or concerns.
How does Shaka Kitchen’s gluten-free menu compare to other restaurants in Hoboken?
We’re proud to offer one of the most comprehensive gluten-free menus in Hoboken. While other restaurants may have a few gluten-free options available, we prioritize ensuring that our gluten-free customers have plenty of delicious and safe options to choose from.
Can customers customize their orders to be gluten-free, or are there set gluten-free options?
We welcome customization and are happy to accommodate any dietary needs or preferences. Our staff are knowledgeable about our ingredients and can suggest ways to make any dish gluten-free.
Are there any potential cross-contamination risks in Shaka Kitchen’s kitchen that customers with gluten sensitivity should be aware of?
While we take great care to prevent cross-contamination, it is important to note that we do use wheat, barley, and rye in our kitchen. Customers with severe gluten allergies or celiac disease should always inform our staff so that we can take extra precautions.
What are some popular gluten-free dishes at Shaka Kitchen?
Some of our most popular gluten-free dishes include our superfood bowl, avocado toast on gluten-free bread, and our delicious smoothies made with fresh fruits and vegetables.
Are there any gluten-free desserts or baked goods available at Shaka Kitchen?
Yes! Our chocolate avocado mousse and chia pudding are both gluten-free and make for a delicious and healthy dessert option.
How does Shaka Kitchen stay up to date with the latest trends and research related to gluten-free diets?
We are committed to staying informed about the latest developments in gluten-free research and trends. We regularly attend workshops and seminars and work closely with our suppliers to ensure that we are offering the best and safest gluten-free options to our customers.
Try Gluten Free in Hoboken
At Shaka Kitchen, we understand the importance of providing safe and delicious gluten-free options for our customers. Whether you have celiac disease or just want to eat healthy, try our delicious food today by ordering online or visiting one of our Hoboken locations!