Maryland business sends donation funds to Houston restaurants
October 25, 2017 – Houston, TX: Jake’s Finer Foods announced today that Saval Foodservice, a broad line foodservice distributor in Elkridge, MD, has donated more than $14,000 to help Houston-area restaurants impacted by Hurricane Harvey.
Saval Foodservice employees, along with several Saval Foodservice restaurant customers, organized and led fundraisers that ultimately generated the donations. Jake’s Finer Foods worked in partnership with Saval Foodservice in distributing the donations to some of its hardest-hit restaurant customers in the greater Houston area.
“For more than 70 years, the city of Houston has supported us,” commented Michael Bench, Jake’s Finer Foods President. “It is a blessing and opportunity to give back, and we are especially appreciative of Saval Foodservice’s work to support the ongoing recovery in this great city.”
“We create lasting relationships with our employees and our customers,” said Paul Saval, president and CEO of Saval Foods Corporation. “We are grateful that both groups were so eager to help in our efforts to raise money for Houston, and that Jake’s was willing to help coordinate the distribution of the funds.”
About Jake’s Finer Foods: Jake’s Finer Foods, is a family-owned, Houston-based foodservice distributor, serving the needs of foodservice providers throughout Texas and Louisiana since 1946. Jake’s services a wide variety of industry segments including independent restaurant operators, multi-unit chains, K-12 schools, retail grocery, hospitals, daycares, caterers, and corporate cafeterias. Their complete line of product offerings also includes fresh, premium meats from Gourmet Ranch, Jake’s exclusive custom butcher shop.
About Saval Foodservice: Saval Foodservice is an 85 year old family owned business and the largest independent broad line wholesale foodservice distributor in the Mid-Atlantic region serving the independent restaurant trade. Founded in 1932, Saval Foodservice employs more than 185 people in its Elkridge, MD distribution center. For more information on Saval Foods’ Houston fundraising efforts, visit http://savalfoods.com/adopt-a-houston-restaurant-fundraising-drive/.