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.

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Florida Strawberry Season Starts Strong

January 19th, 2015

Gregorio Cruz lifts a pallet of strawberries at Wish Farms packinghouse in Plant City on Monday. SALLY INCE | THE LEDGER The 2014-15 Florida strawberry season is shaping up as one of the best in years, report Florida strawberry officials, […]

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Latest Restaurant Promotions Highlight Health, Not Calories

January 16th, 2015

One week into the New Year, restaurant chains know consumers have stuffed themselves silly with holiday indulgences for several weeks and are now looking to cut back. These days, however, low-calorie menus are standard year-round fare. The challenge of this […]

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Creative Twists on Ethnic Soups and Stews

January 15th, 2015

Classic techniques yield cultural expansions into the world of entrée soups. In French cuisine, the ability to make soup from a rich and flavorful broth is the test and mark of a top chef. Traditional techniques develop layers of flavor […]

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Saval Plans Expansion

January 14th, 2015

To satisfy a growing consumer hunger for roast beef, corned beef, pastrami and other deli products, Saval Foods Corp. plans to expand its plant in Baltimore, a move that will double production capacity and mean more jobs, the president and CEO said Tuesday.

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The Restaurant Concepts Likely to Bloom or Bomb in 2015

January 9th, 2015

Butcher-restaurant hybrids Today’s consumers are all about transparency; they want to know every detail about their food—what’s in it, how it’s made, where it comes from. Well, it doesn’t get more transparent than seeing what […]

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What Consumers Want from Tablets in Restaurant

January 7th, 2015

As the adoption of self-service POS systems increases across the U.S., consumers are becoming increasingly comfortable with ordering, paying, and playing on devices that require little guidance from the server. A restaurant tech research group […]

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The Pace of Fast Casual Pizza Accelerates in 2014

January 6th, 2015

Recipe overhauls and crust experimentation were popular in the pizza space this year. But the biggest stories from the segment were off the menu – anchored by a growing legion of top-your-own concepts and stubbornly high […]

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Fun Food Facts

December 30th, 2014

FUN FOOD FACTS Here are some fun facts about food that I bet you didn’t know. . . 350 slices of pizza are consumed each second in the USA. The number one selling snack in […]

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ICED COFFEE RECIPE

December 29th, 2014

Follow these directions for a quick and easy way to make iced coffee using a drip brewer! We recommend using a darker coffee such as LACAS Dark Note or Organic Fair Trade Mexican Dark Roast. Place the usual […]

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Lower lobster Catch in 2014 Means Higher Prices

December 26th, 2014

The 2014 lobster fishing season appears to have resulted in a lower total catch than the previous two years — meaning slightly higher prices for consumers — but it remained a productive year, lobstermen say. […]

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December 25th, 2014
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Local Restaurants are following a National Trend, Keeping Menus Short and Simple for Diners.

December 24th, 2014

Restaurant menus are shrinking, with total items down 7.1 percent from 2013. Smaller menus are easier for kitchens to execute well. They’re also appreciated by young diners. People love that it’s so simple, and it’s […]

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Congrats to our Marketing Manager

December 23rd, 2014

CONGRATULATIONS TO BRYAN BERNSTEIN, SAVAL FOODSERVICE’S MARKETING MANAGER FOR SERVING AS THE 2014 CHAIRMAN OF THE MARYLAND EDUCATION FOUNDATION.  BRYAN’S TERM WILL COME TO AN END ON DECEMBER 31, 2014.  BRYAN HAS BEEN A BOARD […]

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Coffee Pricing Increase

December 22nd, 2014

  Coffee prices fluctuate with supply, but a severe drought in Brazil and a fungus called coffee rust in Central America have taken a toll on crop yields, sending coffee bean costs soaring this year […]

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