Restaurant Clients

Food & Drink Resources (FDR) collaborates with many of the nation’s top restaurant chains on recipe development, menu development, and restaurant concept development. We also work with leading contract management and lodging companies and food services for the airline and cruise industries.

  • 99 Restaurant Group
  • Applebee’s
  • Au Bon Pain
  • Bertucci’s
  • Bob Evans
  • Bonanza Steakhouse
  • Boston Market
  • Brinker
  • California Pizza Kitchen
  • Captain D’s
  • Caribou Coffee
  • Carinos Italian
  • Cedars Wood Fire Grill
  • Champps Americana
  • Consumer Capital Group
  • Corner Bakery
  • Culvers

  • Custom Fit Meals
  • Darden
  • Dave & Busters
  • Denny’s
  • Fox N Hounds
  • Friendly’s
  • Frisch’s Big Boy
  • Garbanzo Med. Grill
  • Ground Round
  • Houlihan’s
  • Ignite Restaurant Group
  • iHop
  • Jack In The Box
  • Joe’s Crab Shack
  • Kwik Trip
  • La Madeline
  • Logan’s Roadhouse

  • Lone Star Steakhouse
  • Long John Silvers
  • Main Event Management
  • Merzi
  • Mimi’s Cafe
  • Not Your Average Joe’s
  • O’Charleys
  • Olga’s
  • On The Border
  • Pei Wei
  • Pizza Inn – Pie Five
  • Ponderosa Steakhouse
  • Quiznos
  • Red Robin
  • Rock Bottom Restaurants
  • Romano’s Macaroni Grill
  • Ruby Tuesday

  • Schlotzsky’s
  • Sheetz
  • Shoney’s
  • Starbucks
  • Taco John’s
  • Taco Mac
  • Texas Land & Cattle/Lone Star
  • TGI Fridays
  • The Den
  • Thorntons
  • Tokyo Joe’s
  • Tony Romas
  • Uncle Julio’s
  • Uno’s Pizzeria
  • Wing Stop
  • Z’Tejas

Consumer Research Clients

FDR conducts consumer research at the FDR Innovation Center in Denver, Colorado. In our 10,000 square foot space, we have two test kitchens, a test bar, conference rooms of various sizes, plus focus group rooms, and CLT booths. FDR is fully equipped to complete chef-driven recipe development, product/menu development, brand positioning, and consumer research. Here you’ll see a short list of some brands who have used the FDR space to complete consumer research.

  • Noodles & Company
  • Tricky Fish
  • Ground Round
  • McCain
  • Qdoba

  • Field Work
  • Taco John’s
  • Thorntons
  • 7 Eleven

  • High Plains Bison
  • Vitamix
  • Cuisine Solutions

  • Brookdale
  • Caribou Coffee
  • Dave & Buster’s
  • Denny’s

 

Food and Drink Manufacturing Clients

Food and drink manufacturers trust FDR to innovate, prove, and sell products. We work with our manufacturing partners on consumer research in our commercial test kitchen, product development, and manufactured food product sales.

  • Borden
  • Darifair
  • Pernod Ricard USA
  • Aryzta
  • Stampede Meat
  • Masters Gallery
  • Southern Belle
  • Sun Orchard
  • Great Lakes Grilling Co.
  • Cuisine Solutions
  • Tipiak
  • Syracuse Sausage Company
  • Lala
  • Pittman Seafoods

  • Culinary Focus
  • Direct Food Service
  • White Toque Frozen Food
  • Pop Corners
  • Turano
  • National Food & Beverage
  • Wenner Bread Products
  • Sargento
  • Custom Foods of America
  • Coast Seafood USA
  • Torani
  • Crestone Group
  • Le Bakery France
  • Carla’s Pasta
  • Clearwater

  • Deli Star
  • Precise Food Ingredients
  • SupHerb
  • JMH
  • Barilla
  • Gator Pears
  • Beso Del Sol Sangria
  • Flower Foods
  • Fry Foods
  • Fairmont Foods, Inc.
  • Ready Foods
  • Gifco
  • Pirouline
  • Colorado Premium
  • Grecian Delight

  • Saputo Foodservice
  • Plush Puffs
  • High Plains Bison
  • Prop & Peller Pretzels
  • National Deli
  • Bel Brands
  • JSL Foods Inc.
  • Passport Food Group
  • Sartori
  • Custom Foods
  • Philip Foods
  • E. Formella & Sons, Inc.
  • Blue Moose of Boulder
  • J&J Snacks

 

Food Boards and Commission Clients

At FDR, we are dedicated not only to the advancement of food companies but also to the food industry as a whole. As part of this effort, we serve on these food boards and commissions.

  • National Mango Board
  • The Idaho Potato Commission
  • California Strawberry Commission
  • National Onion Association
  • Hass Avocado Board
  • Watermelon Board

Nutritional Analysis Clients

  • Home Market Foods
  • Barilla
  • Phillips Foods
  • Snooze AM Eatery