Category: FDR News

Understanding Gestation Crate Free/Animal Welfare

Food & Drink Resources is working with one of our preferred manufacturing vendors – Maple Leaf Foods – to bring you a special one-hour online information session titled “Understanding Gestation Crate Free/Animal Welfare.” We will touch on California’s Prop 12 and what it means for restaurants and food manufacturers looking to source pork products.

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Photos from the 2018 FDR Golf Outing


Again this year, Food & Drink Resources along with our colleagues in the national food/beverage manufacturing and restaurant industries were able to golf in Denver to benefit Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters program locally. In all, we raised $8,000 thanks to sponsors (you can learn about all of them here) and players who purchased mulligans and played in other games – like the marshmallow longest drive! Continue reading

Meet Ric Scicchitano, Food & Drink Resources’ New Managing Partner

In September, Food & Drink Resources (FDR) had the great fortune of bringing on a new managing partner, Ric Scicchitano. Ric will serve alongside FDR Co-founders Richard Keys and Scott Randolph and will lead the development of new business growth. More specifically, he will work to bring on new agency clients, build existing client relationships, expand FDR’s range of services, and work side-by-side with the FDR culinary team.

Before joining FDR, Ric served as the President of Which Wich and prior to that spent 25+ years at Corner Bakery in a variety of roles, from corporate Chef / Baker in the early days rising to Executive Vice President of Food & Supply Chain before leaving the fast-casual brand. With culinary arts and baking & pastry training from the Culinary Institute America in Hyde Park, New York, Ric seems to always find his way to the R&D kitchen regardless of his title. Perhaps that’s why he’s landed at FDR–to be near recipe innovation more often, an FDR specialty. Continue reading