The largest independent broadline wholesale food service distributor in Baltimore, Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C. Serving independent restaurants; casual and fine dining, caterers, country clubs, bars, taverns, delis and private schools.

              

Millennials show old school, new patterns in preparing dinner.

September 13th, 2018

As millennials age – marrying, becoming parents – they are exhibiting traditional as well as new behaviors when it comes to planning dinners at home. Millennials who once were referred to as a single, large generational group are demonstrating similar […]

Technomic report sees uptick in restaurant sales in 2018

September 12th, 2018

A new study of the top 500 U.S. restaurant chains is forecasting good news for the industry in calendar 2018. Technomic Inc. said its first-ever Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report 2018 Forecast sees cumulative sales growth reaching 3.2 percent this […]

The school cafeteria: Latest hangout for fast casuals

September 11th, 2018

Two fast casual concepts are helping students trade their usual lunches of chicken nuggets, mushy veggies and pizza for bowls, wraps and salads. Freshii, a Canadian-based brand with about 700 units spread throughout North America, and Cuisine Solutions, a company that […]

Baltimore launches plan to reduce food waste with funding from Rockefeller Foundation

September 10th, 2018

“A rind is a terrible thing to waste,” says Marvin Hayes, program director for Baltimore Compost Collective, a West Baltimore community group dedicated to turning food scraps into useable compost. Hayes and other members of the collective joined city officials […]

Why Your Restaurant Should Get Back to Basics

September 5th, 2018

There could be a dark storm cloud on the horizon for the restaurant industry. A lot of financial indicators are pointed toward stability, but not pointed towards increased growth for the industry as a whole. […]

Current advice to limit dairy intake should be reconsidered, research suggests

September 5th, 2018

The consumption of dairy products has long been thought to increase the risk of death, particularly from coronary heart disease (CHD), cerebrovascular disease, and cancer, because of dairy’s relatively high levels of saturated fat. Yet […]

FACT:  DRY RUBS ARE BETTER THAN MARINADES

September 4th, 2018

We usually don’t like to use the word “dry” when talking about our food. But there are exceptions. A dry martini? Sure. Dry-aged steak? Absolutely. Dry rubs? Oh, yes. We love dry rubs. We prefer […]

Consumers slow to migrate to online grocery shopping: Gallup

August 31st, 2018

  Despite a profusion of online services that offer alternatives to spending time in the grocery store, 84 percent of U.S. adults report they never order groceries online, and 89 percent never order meal preparation […]

8 Ways to Enhance your Corporate Identity

August 30th, 2018

  Your corporate identity is a vital aspect in terms of building your business into a prosperous, successful venture. Communicating your core values in a clear, consistent manner is crucial to your aspirations. Your corporate […]

Add Premium Ingredients to the Menu and Watch Your Profit Potential Soar

August 27th, 2018

  Did you know adding premium, top-quality ingredients—including those that are organic and antibiotic free—can translate to an opportunity for increased profits? When it comes to the quality of ingredients, you build trust through transparency, […]

Get the Most Out of Eggs

August 24th, 2018

  08/01/2018 There’s more to eggs than scrambling them and serving them with toast and bacon. In fact, there’s more to eggs than breakfast. Eggs in all their different guises can and should be used […]

Making sense of millennials’ food habits

August 22nd, 2018

  With 2018 marking the first year millennials’ spending power surpasses the baby boomers’, analysts at Bernstein Research said discerning the food habits of this younger generation takes on a new urgency. In a recent […]

High Performing Shortenings and Oils – The Easiest Way to Increase Profit Margins and Deliver Better Tasting, Better Looking Food

August 20th, 2018

  The restaurant business is constantly changing. Menu trends change. Consumer tastes and dining habits change. But one constant is the drive to find ways to be more profitable. While the restaurant industry as a […]

Drive Traffic with Premium Burgers

August 17th, 2018

Burgers have been popular for years, and they’re showing no signs of slowing down. Nearly 90% of consumers still eat burgers one or more times per month, and 56% eat them at least once per […]

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