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Jul 27 2011

Gluten-Free at Naked Pizza

There has been a lot of hoopla over the past few days regarding the discovery of California Pizza Kitchen’s careless kitchen procedures.  I feel like sometimes we are taking two steps forward and one step back with gluten-free dining out.  Maybe it is because the industry is growing so fast and everybody and their brother wants to hop on that bandwagon without the proper education & training?  Who knows.  As I was writing about a local pizza place that does things correctly on my own blog, Gluten-Free is Life, I discovered another pizza place, Naked Pizza, that has locations across the country and offers gluten-free pizza.  I headed over to their website to check out the menu and to see if they had any information on their kitchen procedures.

I have to tell you that I was blown away by what I found – a video explaining how they prepare the pizza with separate everything – pans, utensils, toppings and such.  This isn’t rocket science, folks.  I would love for more companies to take this approach in feeding their gluten-free customers.  The key to a successful business is happy customers.  Happy customers are loyal and have big mouths, meaning they tell their friends and family.  Check out the video below of the procedures at Naked Pizza.

Naked Pizza Gluten-Free

In addition to the kitchen procedures, Naked Pizza boasts some pretty great pizzas.  The gluten-free pizzas are $9.99 for a 12-inch pizza with your choice of toppings ($1.69 each).  Or, order one of the favorites on the menu ($14.99).

  • Ragin’ Cajun
  • Sonoran
  • Omnivore
  • Smokehouse
  • Pima
  • Farmvil
  • Superbiotic
  • Greenhouse
  • Mediterranean

Where can you get Naked?  Naked Pizza has many locations across the US and in Dubai.  The only one in Ohio is located in Cincinnati, so I will have to make a detour next time I am down that way.  Naked Pizza doesn’t have dine-in, only delivery or take-out.  I would love for someone to deliver a gluten-free pizza to me.  Think the location in Cincinnati will deliver to Columbus?  Have you tried Naked Pizza?  What did you think?

Article Written by:

Kimberly Bouldin is a gluten-free wife, runner & blogger with two children in Columbus, Ohio. After her celiac diagnosis in 2006, she has made it her mission to embrace an entirely new approach to nutrition in a gluten-free world, exploring options that run the gamut from "made from scratch" homemade bread to sampling and reviewing the gluten-free prepared foods that are continuously being introduced to the market. While navigating the waters of becoming gluten-free, Kim shares her experiences and passes along valuable product reviews in addition to helping other moms of celiac kids develop healthy menus that are kid-friendly and palatable. Kimberly is a valuable resource for those who are newly diagnosed, as well as for the more seasoned gluten-free veterans. Follow Kim on Twitter!


  1. Rosa says:

    That is great news. One concern though; when he puts the sauce I don’t know if that was a dedicated spoon or not. This is how I got “glutenized” in Paris with a “gallete” vs a crepe, the girl used the same spoon for the topping.

  2. Kim B. says:

    Awesome; there is one not far from here – I’ll have to give them a try soon!

  3. Kim,

    Let us know!


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