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Division / Department: Sales/Marketing Location: Columbus, Ohio Job Title: Sales Consultant Reports to: Jim, Director of Sales Level/Grade: Salaried Position with Commission Type of Position: Full-Time Hours: 40/week; Exempt from overtime. May be required to work evenings or weekends for special events. Job Responsibilities: Sales Consultant must maintain existing customer base while cultivating new business. […]

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The ticket to dining local Sept. 1–Nov. 21

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Year-to-year during our fall promotion, now called The Ticket to Dining Local, we aim to further support and promote locally owned restaurants in the community. To do so, we team up with our participating vendors to offer some amazing prizes to our customers. Same great promotion with a few new perks When you purchase any […]

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Movers and Shakers: Zamarelli’s Pizza Palace

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Columbus’ Best Pizza offers a fresh take on old-world charm. Zamarelli’s Pizza Palace is a family-owned-and-operated restaurant and catering business located in Grove City, Ohio. In 1957, Zamarelli’s namesake, Andy Zamarelli, owned Mama Lucia’s in Hilliard, Ohio. In 1963, Mr. Zamarelli went on to co-own a second location in his Grove City neighborhood. Mr. Zamarelli […]

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How food distributors’ featured sauces entice customers

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One sauce does not fit all. Today’s diner expects options We’re in the age of customization. Diners want experiences tailored to their liking, which is one reason quick-service restaurants, such as Chipotle, have experienced huge success. Individually owned and operated restaurants and corporate fast-food companies alike are playing the individuality card — think Burger King’s […]

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slice of columbus 2015 | recap

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RDP foodservice proudly sponsors central Ohio’s largest pizza event Hosted by the Development Board of Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Slice of Columbus benefits the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Guests feasted on pies from 20 area pizza shops and voted on their favorite. The event featured live music and a children’s area with face-painting, crafts, […]

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Summer food and drink pairings from your favorite Ohio food service provider

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The best brews, wines and spirits to pair with your summer meals Ever wondered what drink goes best with your favorite summer menu item? Well, you don’t have to anymore. Here’s a quick list of beers, ciders, wines and cocktails, and what they can bring to your table. From pilsners to stouts, summers eats that match […]

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Egg prices affected by Avian flu


What this means for RDP Foodservice customers For the first time since 2008, egg production will decline. As a result, the USDA projects that industrial egg prices will soar to an all time high. According to the Columbus Dispatch, more than 48 million chickens and turkeys have been lost to Avian Influenza nationwide. What we’re […]

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Top Health Food Distributors Deliver Summer Trends Guaranteed To Heat Up Your Eatery

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Rethink your summer menu with these three healthy courses As summer continues to blaze, customers are looking for a change. Millennials, the nation’s most influential group of diners, are looking for restaurants that are convenient yet healthy; fun and exciting yet natural and unprocessed. Revamp your menu with these three additions from your health food […]

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Are Philanthropy and Food Distribution Companies the Secret Sauce?

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Take all comers with a killer plan to give back and get noticed Did you know that a reported nine in 10 restaurants are active in their communities? If you’re one of the 90 percent–we tip our hats to you. But what if no one knows that you’re giving back? And what if you haven’t […]

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What Is An Organic Food Distributor and Why Does My Restaurant Need One?

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How health-conscious diners are influencing menus and profits across the country While they have been called many things—foodies, epicurious, even picky—we have one name for the ingredient savvy: customers. And as this group of diners grows (and grows and grows) they are not only influencing what restaurants are putting into their dishes, but they are […]

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