While handwashing and physical distance are the best ways to prevent the spread of viruses, wearing a mask does help to protect you and those around you to some degree. It also helps to alleviate some anxiety felt by foodservice workers and patrons in this era of the coronavirus.Continue reading
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It’s true! We are celebrating our 10 year anniversary – yes, 10 years in September!
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
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
One last thank you to everyone who sponsored and attended the first FDR Golf Outing in support of Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry Colorado. Together we raised $10,000 for the local campaign! That means healthy meals for 300 families and nutrition and financial literacy skills to last a lifetime.
None of this could have happened without our sponsors FDR Logistics, Sweet Street, Maple Leaf Foods, Cuisine Solutions, Direct Food Service, Cuisine Solutions, White Toque, J&B Group, Custom Foods, Seascape, Dianne’s Fine Desserts, Del Monte Foodservice, and Syracuse Sausage. Continue reading