GLUTEN-FREE CUISINE IS MOVIN’ ON UP-the popularity scale that is, and this growing trend is impacting the way caterers meet the needs of gluten-free clients at corporate events.
According to the National Restaurant Association’s (NRA) What’s Hot in 2014 culinary trend forecast, which surveys professional chefs who are American Culinary Federation members, gluten-free food moved from No. 9 to No. 5 on the top 20 list of predicted menu trends. Eighth on the list was non-wheat pasta, which jumped up from No. 12 last year.