The largest independent broadline wholesale food service distributor in Baltimore, Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C. Serving independent restaurants; casual and fine dining, caterers, country clubs, bars, taverns, delis and private schools.


The industry mourns the loss of Foodservice Monthly Editor, Michael Birchenall

January 12th, 2017

Michael Birchenall, editor and publisher of Foodservice Monthly, dies at 68 By Becky Krystal / January 10, 2017 / Original Article: Michael Birchenall, the editor and publisher of restaurant industry publication Foodservice Monthly and an advocate for the Washington […]

Report: Consumers Demand Retailers Assist Them on Their Health, Wellness Journey

December 30th, 2016

As consumers strive to live more healthful lifestyles, their purchasing behaviors are changing rapidly, driving every buying decision. More than ever, consumers want—and expect—retailers and manufacturers to assist them on their health and wellness journey inside the store. As consumers […]

5 Steps to Develop Holiday Facebook ads for your restaurant

December 28th, 2016

The holidays are almost here! Let current and prospective customers know about your festive holiday offerings. Promote your private party spaces, brand merchandise and gift cards on your social media pages, and make it easy for customers to enjoy festive […]

NRA Public Affairs Conference

December 22nd, 2016

On March 28-29, 2017, we invite you to come to Washington, DC, for the restaurant industry’s most important grassroots lobbying event. As the 115th Congress and 45th President take office, the National Restaurant Association’s 31st annual Public Affairs Conference is […]

The Queen of Gingerbread Tells Us Her Gingerbread Secrets

December 22nd, 2016

Beatriz Müller started thinking about gingerbread in April, the exact time of year when no one else is thinking about gingerbread. But by November, she had put in 340 hours building her “Dream House” and […]

Cost Increases & Supply Shortages

December 22nd, 2016

The Food Industry is experiencing unprecedented cost increases and supply shortages of some key spices, particularly vanilla and garlic. McCormick is implementing a substantial price increase on Vanilla (with a 50% surcharge) and Garlic effective […]

DC Restaurants Must Use Recyclable and Compostable Products Starting 1/1

December 21st, 2016

Dear DC Restaurant Members, On January 1, 2017, District businesses that serve food must only use recyclable or compostable food service products. Food service products include plates, bowls, cups, and trays. Click here for a […]

2017 Prediction: Foodservice Will Be Primary C-store Focus

December 19th, 2016

Innovation will drive sales, shift demographics. December 9, 2016, 03:31 pm Foodservice will take center stage for convenience stores in 2017, predicts a retail consulting and design firm for the c-store industry. Innovative c-stores — […]

In Good Hands

December 7th, 2016

These immigrants craft the foundations of your favorite restaurant dishes Their faces may not look familiar, but you know their work.  They represent the heart and soul of the dining boom in Washington — and […]

Beef Does a Body Good, Study Says

November 30th, 2016

Beef contains many antioxidants not found in plant food that are vital for human health and child development, new research out of Texas A&M concluded. The study, notes right off the bat that beef consumption […]

Re-Roast Your Leftover Turkey Bones for Rich, Flavorful Brown Stock

November 29th, 2016

Stop! Drop that turkey carcass! Yes, I’m talking to you there, the one about to throw your leftover Thanksgiving turkey bones into a stockpot with some water and vegetables and simmer it all together to […]

Being a Foodie Town comes at a cost, Baltimore diners are learning

November 18th, 2016

Are you willing to pay for a $79 steak or a $250 seafood tower? Some Baltimore diners are. As Baltimore’s reputation as a foodie city rises, it’s coming at a cost to the dining public. […]


November 11th, 2016

Thursday, November 10, 2016 Saval Foodservice again participated in the CAPITAL FOOD FIGHT in Washington, DC this year. The event took place in the Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center on 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., […]

Hey, Looks Like Americans Are Finally Eating More Fish

November 2nd, 2016

Americans are often chastised for what we eat. Now we’re getting a pat on the back. A new report finds seafood consumption is up by nearly a pound from the previous year, the biggest leap […]


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