UBC Okanagan Offers Gluten-Free Options

by Jonathan Thwaites, Aramark UBC-O Health, Safety,  IT Services & Data Coordination

ubc celiac studyI am part of the management team for the food services at UBC Okanagan. I noticed that on the Kelowna Celiac – Canadian Celiac Association website that there is a list of local locations that serve no gluten ingredient items. I would like to submit the items we serve at our two cafeterias on campus for you as well.

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Green Thread is located in the University Center, and Sunshine is located in the Administration building.

Click here for an online map of all our food service locations. 

GreenThread and Sunshine Locations

Cross Contamination may still occur during the preparation process.


  • All Condiments are No Gluten except Prepackaged Soy Sauce
  • All Gravy is No Gluten


  • No Gluten Muffins at Green Thread: Date and Walnut, Banana Chocolate Chip, Blueberry Lemon, Banana, Cherry Pecan
  • Fresh Baked No Gluten Muffins at Sunshine: Chocolate Chip, Fruit, and Banana chocolate Chip, Lemon Cranberry, Red Velvet Cupcake
  • No Gluten Almond Tort at Sunshine
  • Package Gluten Free cookies available in Green Thread

Cavery or HotBox

  • Salad can be substituted for any side


  • No Gluten Bread and Buns and Wraps
  • No Gluten Pizza Crusts
  • All deli meats are No Gluten and Dairy free except the roast beef and Turkey
  • No Gluten Deli Sauces – Pesto Mayo, Mayonnaise
  • Pepperoni and crumble toppings contains wheat


  • No Gluten Bread and Buns
  • No Gluten meats: Chicken breast, salmon loin, Angus Burger
  • Soy sauce used in cooking is No Gluten. Individually packaged soy sauce is NOT Gluten Free
  • Salad can be substituted for any side
  • Burgers are No Gluten


  • No Gluten Stir Fry Sauce – Red Thai
  • No Gluten Noodles
  • Soy sauce used in cooking is No Gluten. Individually packaged soy sauce is NOT Gluten Free

Salad Bar

  • No Gluten Salad Dressings – Raspberry Vinaigrette, Italian, Balsamic, Ranch
  • No Gluten salads: Bean Salad, Chick Pea Salad, Coleslaw, Corn Salad, Quinoa Salad, Rice Salad, Potato Salad, Fruit Salad


  • No Gluten Made to order 7” pizza available at both locations (wait time on order approximately 15 min.)


  • Bento Novu Sushi
  • No Gluten ready to heat Entrée’s at Green Thread– Teriyaki chicken rice bowl, butter chicken

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