Welcome to the home of the Kansas City Chapter of the Celiac Sprue Association. Here you will find our events calendar, local information including restaurants offering gluten-free menus, contact information for our officers, and links to other useful sites on the internet.
Regular meetings of The Celiac Sprue Association / United States of America, Inc. (CSA/USA) Chapter 4, serving the Greater Kansas City area, take place on the second Sunday of every month from 2–4 PM at the Community Center Building, Building D, of the St. Joseph Health Center. The Health Center is located in south Kansas City near I-435 and the Missouri/Kansas state line.
Map to St. Joseph Health Center
Meetings are especially valuable for those who are newly diagnosed with Celiac Disease and their families.
|May 12, 2013||NO MEETING — Mother’s Day|
|May 19, 2013||Gluten-Free Restaurant Gathering — Fortune Wok, 14537 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS at 2:00 pm. In lieu of our monthly meeting, join our group for delicious gluten-free Chinese food and great conversation. The menu includes chicken lettuce wraps, chicken corn soup, Mongolian beef, sweet and sour shrimp, pork chow fun, and tea or coffee. The cost is $18, including tax and tip. For children age 11 and under, the cost is $9. Other drinks will be an additional charge. To make your reservation, please send a check made out to “Fortune Wok” to Dean Cling, 1911 W. 139th Street, Leawood, KS 66224, postmarked no later than May 10. Along with your check, please indicate the number of people in your party in the age 12 and over group and the number age 11 and under. Dean’s telephone number is 913–851-0514 and his email address is email@example.com. We look forward to seeing you at Fortune Wok.|
|Jun 9, 2013||Baked Goods Cooking Demonstration — pie crust and bread. Presented by KC CSA Chapter 4 Dietician — Karen Breshears.|
|Jul 14, 2013||“Social Etiquette: skills needed for successful gluten free eating” — What to do when you’ve been invited to someone’s home for dinner; invited to speak where a meal is been served; what to do with family; wedding receptions; restaurant dining, etc. Presented by KC CSA Past President Mary Scharff.|
|Aug 11, 2013||Annual indoor gluten-free picnic. More details to follow.|
October meeting demonstrations were a huge success. Demonstrations were informative and yummy! Click here for the recipes.
Information regarding Kansas City area restaurants that are Celiac Friendly — please click here!
New Article: Gluten-Free in Residential Care Facilities
Newsletters and the Restaurant list are pdf files.