Foodbuy Hospitality's Culinary Solutions experts partner with your team to identify back-of-house operational challenges and make recommendations that foster success. From menu engineering to spec book development to product cuttings, our culinarians and food and beverage efficiency experts are prepared to tackle any challenge you have and recommend solutions that improve your bottom line.

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Closing the gap between culinary and procurement

Closing the gap between culinary and procurement

Culinary support designed to be as unique as our Members. We can help with:

  • Menu and Recipe Development
  • Product Evaluations and Cuttings
  • In-person and Virtual Trainings
  • SKU Rationalizations
  • Spec Book Development
  • Reporting
  • Implementation of Food Waste Best Practices
  • and More
Chef Susan Forbes

Chef Susan Forbes

Meet Your Culinary Solutions Team Representative

After graduating Iowa State University and Johnson Wales, Susan worked for Compass Group’s Chartwells sector in both Higher Ed and K-12 as a Regional Chef and Director of Culinary. Her background includes cruise lines, hotels, and as Corporate Executive Chef in the contract foodservice industry. Susan has an excellent background in menu and product development, relaunching menus for two of Foodbuy’s largest Hospitality customers.

Now, she specializes in projects for Foodbuy Hospitality, serving our members as a valuable resource.

Culinary Solutions Successes

Empowering Foodbuy Hospitality Members to gain more competitive costs and operational insights.

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