Closing the Gap between Culinary and Procurement
Culinary Solutions is a team of expertly trained chefs that provide insight and guidance to drive operational improvements and deliver strong financial results. By providing an unbiased evaluation of your business, their team of consultants can evaluate current food offerings and processes and deliver a unique solution.
Dedicated chefs know the latest food trends and select the right ingredients to provide high quality and satisfying meals. The combination of their culinary expertise and industry knowledge helps to take objectives and turn them into a fully functional operation that meets your budgetary guidelines.
Culinary Consulting & Support
Present current spend savings opportunities. Rationalize SKUs and vendors. Facilitate samples or cuttings with nutritionals as needed to support.
Recipe review and evaluation. Recipe costing. Menu pricing vs. cost and sales mix review. Comparison of menu pricing for all outlets.
Production planning, recipe usage, tracking and waste management.
Supply Chain Management
Review ordering procedures and order guides, evaluate delivery schedules, receiving, loading dock and storage practices.
Purchasing Spec Evaluation
Review product specs and application recommendations. Yield tests.
Recipe and menu reviews. Sales and pricing review. Production planning and utilization.
Employee Feeding Opportunities
Recommendations for enhancements and cost savings opportunities. Competitive market basket comparisons.
Menu and Product Development
Support development of new menus and products.
Coordinate and facilitate product and purchasing training.
S. Sherman Associates
Do you have 4/5 Star Resorts or Hotels?
S. Sherman has unique and specialized expertise in the hospitality channel. They will review your entire operation to uncover efficiencies that are often overlooked. Their innovative business insights will drive revenue, profitability, and ROI, all while elevating the guest experience.
Empowering our members to gain more competitive costs and operational insights
The Culinary Solutions Team at Foodbuy worked with us to establish targets and goals to drive commitment and compliance with our committed members. This yielded significant savings for our members while simultaneously driving value to the supplier community.”
We are a 700 bed hospital and have made significant achievements with the help of the Foodbuy team and utilization of the programs offered. Foodbuy (has) helped to make many positive changes in our processes and our purchasing procedures resulting in cost savings and process improvement.”
The Culinary Solutions Team at Foodbuy is a win-win for everyone involved and we look forward to expanding the program for years to come. ”
How We Partner For Success
Culinary Solutions, Healthcare
Retain Staff and Make Learning an Experience
Culinary Solutions, Healthcare, Purchasing Optimization
Leveraging Innovation, Collaboration and Culinary Expertise to Impact Growth
Culinary Solutions, Hospitality & Leisure, Optimization
Small Savings Make a Big Difference
Culinary Solutions, Education, Gaming, Healthcare
Product Showcase Increases Contracted Spend Up to 48% for GPO Member
Flexible Distribution Management, Healthcare, Purchasing Optimization
Identify Opportunities from Procurement to Back-of-House Execution