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Gluten Free By The Sea is owned and operated by a professionally trained chef/pastry chef.  After decades of industry experience, recipes and formulas have been established to accommodate her Celiac lifestyle. 
All products are gluten free and wheat free.    

Everything we make is prepared in our own dedicated commercial kitchen, which is located in Wilmington, NC

Our standard flour is made in house, comprised of Brown Rice Flour, Tapioca Flour and Potato Starch.  
We bake DAIRY FREE items on a regular basis - cookies and biscotti as well as muffins and even wedding cakes and more! 
Please contact us for other ingredient concerns.  

Alphabetical Listing of Our Local Supporting Businesses:

A Taste of Sunrise
Apple Annie's Bake Shop
Brown Dog Coffeehouse
Restored Coffee
Salt Marsh Market
Surf City Coffee
The Bodega Market
Tidal Creek Co-Op
Veggie Wagon


Please contact individual locations for specific products, as menu selections vary

Tidal Creek Co-op
5329 Oleander Drive
(910) 799-2667

Brown Dog Coffeehouse
103 W Freemont Street
(910) 259-3349

A Taste Of Sunrise
14669 US 17
Hampstead, NC 28443
(910) 502-9460

Surf City Coffee
205 Roland Ave
Surf City, NC
(910) 388-4535

Salt Marsh Market
100 Charlie Medlin Drive
Suite A
Surf City, NC 28445
(910) 803-0900

The Bodega Market
1222 S 3rd St
Wilmington, NC


Apple Annie's Bake Shop

837 S. Kerr Ave
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 799-9023

Apple Annie's Bake Shop

1121-1 Military Cutoff Rd
Wilmington, NC 28405
(910) 256-6585

Veggie Wagon
Wilmington -
3315 Masonboro Loop Rd
(910) 795-2123

Veggie Wagon
Carolina Beach
608 Lake Park Blvd S
(910) 805-3014

Restored Coffee
Mobile Food Trailer based around Surf City Area

Gluten Free By The Sea

The passion began years ago....

Enjoying the process of baking and cooking stretched to the satisfaction of knowing it could also make others happy.  After years of working as a Chef and Pastry Chef, a new challenge was added to the mix.  I learned of my intolerance to wheat products and then more specifically came the celiac diagnosis.

Tricky as it was, navigating the gluten free world was not impossible, but it was admittedly far from easy.  The biggest hurdle was to learn the tricks and techniques of shifting all I ever knew about baking and start over again.  

No longer able to open a simple bag of flour to create a 10 minute batch of cookies, the journey began - - - 

after many many bags of varied companies' versions of flours (rice, tapioca, garbanzo, fava bean, almond....the list goes on) a few favorites were decided upon and the baking trials began.

Fast forward to today - and we are now comfortable again in the process, able to offer fresh baked gluten free products to the public, both near and far as any of our items ship well.






We proudly offer baked items ranging from sweet breads or cookies to specialty cakes and savory breads, rolls and crostini. 
We specialize in gluten free items, however our products frequently accommodate other dietary restrictions.


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