Culinary Consulting & Nutrition Resources

Today’s restaurants thrive on cutting-edge recipes, and socially conscious nutrition. At Gordon Food Service, we want to help your business meet that demand. That is why we offer culinary consulting and nutrition resource services, from our in-house staff. Continue reading to see how we can help your food service operation.

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Culinary Consulting

Our Culinary R&D Team, conducts annual live research trips in the largest U.S cities, visiting 100+ new restaurants that reveal the latest in leading-edge trends and sales-building menu opportunities.

The result is hundreds of new Gordon Food Service Kitchen Tested Recipes™ produced each year that can ensure your menu stays fresh and ahead of your competition.

Visit the Idea Center, for the latest in trend-driven recipes to inspire your menu.

Nutrition Resource Center

Available to help in areas such as menu management, nutrition, food safety, and more. Staffed by expert registered dietitians and a dedicated support team. The NRC supports food service operations including: restaurants, healthcare, and K-12 with software options, training tools, and menu suggestions, just to name a few.

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Menu Nutrition Services

More and more customers want to know what they are consuming. The Nutrition Resource Center can help by:

Working with your business on menu cost control, and efficiency.

Educating you on ways to stay compliant with the Menu Labeling Law of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. 

Offering nutrition analysis supported by an extensive nutrition database specific to Gordon Food Service.

For Healthcare customers, visit our Cycle Menu Management page, for more information on our menu support technology.

ServSafe Training

Gordon Food Service customers receive a discount for online ServSafe ® classes offered through the National Restaurant Association ® . For in-person ServSafe Manager training, click below.

Contact the NRC

The NRC is available to help our customers with a variety of questions that pertain to recipes, menu creation, and management, including nutrition, allergen and food-safety information. Contact them by calling (800) 968-4426 or emailing at