We serve the restaurant industries and with our deep involvement, we have gathered industry professionals that are committed to your success.
We're at every table. Your partner in the business of food. From the corner diner to the five-star steakhouse, US Foods has helped shape how people eat in America for more than five generations. With a team of more than 25,000 people spanning 60 locations nationwide, we serve independent and multi-unit foodservice operations including healthcare, hospitality, government and educational institutions. Our product lineup spans more than 350,000 items, including our exclusive Chef's Line brand, and Rykoff Sexton: a premium line of specialty ingredients sourced from around the world.
Trinity Capital LLC is an independent investment banking boutique. As a trusted advisor, we navigate complicated transactions to achieve optimal outcomes for our clients. Since we began in 2000, Trinity Capital has closed in excess of 500 transactions exceeding $20 billion. The firm was founded with the specific purpose of providing clients with unparalleled industry expertise and senior level attention from the most qualified professionals. We have therefore built a team comprised of veteran dealmakers from the nation’s most prestigious financial institutions and our professionals have developed a foundation for advice built on experience and industry expertise.
Headquartered in Los Angeles since 1975, serving all of California, Trade Supplies is the leading distributor of Food Service Disposable items, Packaging Solutions, Janitorial Supplies and Equipment. Trade Supplies in partnership with our customers, strive to offer innovative, high quality products, competitive prices and exceptional customer service while working to maximize profits for our clients.
Built exclusively to provide a POS system for the restaurant and food service industry, Toast POS is a robust solution for all types of food service businesses, including bars, quick service, and full-service restaurants. Toast has set out to create the best guest experience, improve operations, and increase sales. Toast is a restaurant management and POS system built for restaurant success.
The Culinary Institute of America has been setting the standard for excellence in professional culinary education for more than six decades.
Founded in 1946, The Culinary Institute of America is the worlds premier culinary college. Dedicated to driving leadership development for the foodservice and hospitality industry, the independent, not-for-profit CIA offers associate degrees in culinary arts and baking and pastry arts; bachelors degree majors in management, culinary science, and applied food studies; and executive education through its Food Business School. Its conferences and consulting services have made the CIA the think tank of the food industry in the areas of health & wellness, sustainability, world cuisines & cultures, and professional excellence & innovation. The college also offers certificate programs and courses for professionals and enthusiasts. Its worldwide network of 48,000 alumni includes leaders in every area of foodservice and hospitality. The CIA has campuses in New York, California, Texas, and Singapore.
The American Franchisee Association (AFA) is a national trade association of franchisees and dealers founded in February 1993. The AFA works to improve the industry of franchising while protecting its members' economic investments in their businesses.
The AFA advocates for and provides testimony in favor of changing the rules and laws that govern franchising on both the state and federal level. In 1995 the AFA organized its franchisee and dealer membership nationwide, attaining the election of 137 delegates from 27 different chains to attend the White House Conference on Small Business in Washington, DC where franchisee legal issues were among the final 60 recommendations presented to the President and Congress for immediate action.
Perfect Polish, Inc. dba The A Specialist, is the largest independent cleaning company in California specializing in food preparation facilities. Whether they are restaurants, hospitals, government facilities, educational institutions, corporate venues, coffee shops or movie studios, wherever people are serving food, there we are too. Additionally, we are the only such organization that also has a full service compliance division. We offer ServSafe training, certification and proctoring. We offer 3rd party health inspections. We have current and former Health Department workers on staff. We provide ATP testing and feedback to our clients.
Sysco is the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from home. Its family of products also includes equipment and supplies for the foodservice and hospitality industries. With over 67,000 associates, the company operates approximately 330 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 600,000 customer locations. For fiscal 2018 that ended June 30, 2018, the company generated sales of more than $58 billion.
The Private Security & Investigator Center is a collective of experienced law enforcement officers, security consultants, security officers and private investigators for hire. We provide professional armed/unarmed private security and investigative services for restaurants, celebrities, executives, special events, corporations, manufacturers and private schools/colleges. We also provide workplace violence prevention plans and training, business security and disaster plans and emergency alert systems. All KROST clients receive a free consultation, on-site security assessment and discounted service rates.