For guests with food allergies and intolerances, allergen free foods quickly become a necessity, as the wrong foods can pose serious health risks. We work hard to provide our guests with the gluten-free, allergen-free options they need.

What is gluten?

Gluten is the general name for storage proteins found in wheat, rye, and barley. From a food science stand-point, gluten is responsible for combining with water to produce an elastic and porous web that holds the food together. This is why many gluten-free breads or baked goods fall apart and break easily – the elasticity is missing.

Why do people follow a gluten-free diet?

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease of the small intestine that occurs in genetically predisposed people.  If a person with celiac disease consumes gluten, it causes inflammation of the small intestine, which can cause unpleasant symptoms and further health complications.  A strict, lifelong gluten free diet is the only treatment for celiac disease.

Some people choose to eat gluten free for other personal or health-related reasons, such as gluten intolerance or digestive troubles. Whatever your reasons may be, we understand it is important to provide you with a variety of gluten free products that suit your needs.

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Support Groups

Gluten Intolerance Group of East Central Wisconsin

Time – The 3rd Saturday of odd numbered months. (ie Jan, March, May, July, Sept, Nov)9:00am – 11:00am.
Place – Ripon Medical Center, Ripon & Princeton Rooms – 845 Parkside Street, Ripon, WI 54971
Meeting times can change on short notice, please confirm actual date & time.
Al or Peggy Klapperich
(920) 748-4877

Green Bay Celiac Support Group

Time – 7:00PM, the 2nd Thursday of the “even” months (February, April, June, August, October, December)
Place – St. Mary’s Hospital

Eau Claire Celiac Support Group

4 times per year (February, May, September, November)
Place: Marshfield Clinic Oakwood Center
Newsletters are sent prior to meetings to those on mailing list.
Virginia Jordan, RD
(715) 858-4212

Bloomer Area Celiac Support Group

Every 3rd month (January, April, July, October), third Monday of that month
Time: 6:30PM
Place: Luther Midelfort Chippewa Valley, 1501 Thompson Street, Bloomer, WI, 54724
Susan Block, RD

(715) 568-2000

Fond du Lac Celiac Support Group

Meetings: Dates, times, and locations vary. Please call or email for further information.
Susie Halbach (920) 273-0490
Jean Holzman (920) 322-3636
Mary Lavrenz (920) 251-2903

Fox Valley Celiac Support Group

Bimonthly (January, March, …)
Time: 7:00-8:30PM
Place: Fox Valley Technical College, Room C-190
Helen Morris

La Crosse Area Celiac Support Group

Meetings: Dates, times, and locations vary. Please call or email for further information.
Mary Lou Balts
(608) 788-7398

Manitowoc County Celiac Support Group

First Wednesday of every even-numbered month of the year (Feb/Apr/June/Aug/Oct except December)
Time: 6:30PM
Place: Manitowoc County Office Complex, 4319 Expo Drive, Manitowoc, WI
Andrea Beschta
(920) 894-1629

Janesville Celiac Support Group 

Time: 6:30PM – 8:00PM, January, March, May, Summer Picnic, September, November (Typically the 2nd Tuesday of these months but newsletter shows actual dates for the whole year – Newsletter sent out prior to each meeting to those on the mailing list).
Place: Dean Clinic/St. Mary’s Hospital, Janesville, WI
Lisa McDade
(608) 758-9979

Sheboygan Celiac Connections

Third Tuesday in the months of September, November, January and April
Time: 6:30PM
Place: Ministry Center of Trinity Lutheran Church – 904 N. 9th St. in Sheboygan on the corner of 9th and Niagara. Please enter through the lower level from the parking lot.Please note: There will be an opportunity for anyone new to Celiac Disease or gluten sensitivity to express concerns and ask questions of a “veteran” at the beginning of the meeting.
Donna (920) 980-4790 (
Connie (920) 458-2790 (
Gail (262) 284-0094 (
LaVonne –

Marshfield Celiac Support Group 

Time: 6:30PM on the third Monday of every-other month (see website for a schedule)
Place: Marshfield Clinic – Lawton Center
Marshfield Clinic Nutrition Services
(715) 387-5480

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