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
  • AMC Theatres
  • Applebee’s
  • Au Bon Pain
  • Bertucci’s
  • Bad Daddy Burger
  • Bob Evans
  • Bonanza Steakhouse
  • Boston Market
  • Brinker
  • Burger Monger
  • California Pizza Kitchen
  • Captain D’s
  • Caribou Coffee
  • Carinos Italian
  • Cedars Wood Fire Grill
  • Champps Americana
  • Consumer Capital Group
  • Corner Bakery Café
  • Culvers
  • Custom Fit Meals
  • Darden
  • Dave & Buster’s
  • Denny’s
  • Dream Dinners
  • Fajita Pete’s Franchising
  • Fox N Hounds
  • Freebirds World Burrito
  • Friendly’s
  • Frisch’s Big Boy
  • Garbanzo Med. Grill
  • Genghis Grill
  • Ground Round
  • Houlihan’s
  • Ignite Restaurant Group
  • IHG
  • iHop
  • Jack In The Box
  • Joe’s Crab Shack
  • Kwik Trip
  • La Madeline
  • Logan’s Roadhouse
  • Lone Star Steakhouse
  • Long John Silvers
  • Luna Grill
  • Main Event Management
  • Merzi
  • Mimi’s Cafe
  • Morning Story
  • Norm’s Restaurants
  • Not Your Average Joe’s
  • O’Charleys
  • Olga’s
  • On The Border
  • Pei Wei
  • Pizza Inn – Pie Five
  • Ponderosa Steakhouse
  • Quiznos
  • Razoo’s Cajun Café
  • Red Robin
  • Rock Bottom Restaurants
  • Romano’s Macaroni Grill
  • Ruby Tuesday
  • Schlotzsky’s
  • Scratch Kitchen
  • Shari’s
  • Shoney’s
  • Snooze AM Eatery
  • Starbucks
  • TSFR Apple Ventures
  • Taco John’s
  • Taco Mac
  • TGI Fridays
  • The Den
  • The Egg & I
  • Tokyo Joe’s
  • Tony Romas
  • Tricky Fish
  • Uncle Julio’s
  • Uno’s Pizzeria
  • Wing Stop
  • V DTLA
  • Z’Tejas

C-Store Clients

In addition to working with multi-location restaurant brands, FDR has a strong relationship with several convenience store chains. While working with c-stores, we develop extraordinary and workable foodservice solutions that elevate the chain’s current offerings to make individual retail locations a culinary destination.

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 shortlist of some brands who have used the FDR space to complete consumer research.

  • 7-Eleven
  • Brookdale
  • Caribou Coffee
  • Field Work
  • High Plains Bison
  • McCain Foods
  • Noodles & Company
  • Phillips Foods
  • Qdoba
  • Taco John’s
  • Thorntons
  • Tricky Fish
  • Vitamix

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.

  • Ambassador Meat Distributors, Inc./Heartland Fresh Foods
  • Andros
  • Anova Foods
  • Aryzta
  • ATK Foods
  • Barilla
  • Bel Brands
  • Beso Del Sol Sangria
  • Buddy’s Fruits
  • Bush’s Best
  • Cadence Gourmet
  • Carla’s Pasta
  • Clearwater
  • Cloverdale Food Company
  • Coast Seafood USA
  • Colorado Premium
  • Crestone Group
  • Culinary Focus
  • Cusano’s Baking Company
  • Custom Foods
  • Custom Foods of America
  • Dean Foods
  • Deen Meat + Cooked Foods
  • Del Monte Foods
  • Dianne’s Fine Desserts
  • Direct Food Service
  • Dole Packaged Foods
  • Donna Italia
  • E. Formella & Sons, Inc.
  • Flower Foods
  • Fresh Food Group
  • Fry Foods
  • Gator Pears
  • Gifco
  • Girard’s Dressing & Plochmans Mustards
  • Golden Cannoli Shell Co
  • Great Lakes Grilling Co.
  • Grecian Delight
  • High Plains Bison
  • J&J Snacks
  • JMH
  • JSL Foods Inc.
  • Just Quality International
  • Kashi
  • La Chiquita Tortilla
  • Lala
  • Le Bakery France
  • Maple Leaf Foods
  • Masters Gallery
  • Michael’s Bakery Products
  • National Deli
  • National Food & Beverage
  • National Steak + Poultry
  • Passport Food Group
  • Pernod Ricard USA
  • Phillip Foods
  • Pirouline
  • Pittman Seafoods
  • Plush Puffs
  • Pop Corners
  • Precise Food Ingredients
  • Ready Foods
  • Saputo Foodservice
  • Samazon
  • Sargento
  • Sartori
  • Skotidakis
  • Southern Belle
  • Stampede Meat
  • Sun Orchard
  • Sun Rich Fresh Foods
  • SupHerb
  • Sweet Ballz
  • Syracuse Sausage Company
  • Tipiak
  • Torani
  • Turano
  • Wenner Bread Products
  • White Toque Frozen Food

Food Boards and Commission Clients

Our culinary team can support food boards and commissions in a variety of ways including recipe development and chef ambassadorships.

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

Nutritional Analysis Clients

FDR works with manufacturers and restaurants to complete nutritional analysis for use on menus and menuboards.