What’s New

What’s New2021-01-23T12:18:18-06:00

At Jake’s Finer Foods, we’re always on the lookout for new ideas, products and menu trends for you. Below are a few of our recent favorites, along with news and announcements about what’s new at Jake’s. Ask your Jake’s representative for more information and samples, today.

Statement from Jake’s Finer Foods (March 13, 2020)

March 13th, 2020|COVID-19|

As the state of our country and the impact of COVID19 continues to evolve, we want to assure you that we are monitoring the situation closely. Our focus remains on the health and welfare of our team members and customers. We are following the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), [...]

Pack Your Taste Buds

October 13th, 2018|Tips & Ideas|

Some people would argue that the local cuisine is the most memorable part of the region it represents. It’s increasingly easy to associate specific local specialties with the area in which they originated. I say Po’ Boy, you say…NOLA. I say Cheesesteak, you say…Philly. Right? Interest in regional flavors in the U.S. has grown exponentially, [...]

What’s NEW about NOW Delivery?

June 21st, 2018|Tips & Ideas|

Welcome to the universe known as Now. “I may or may not know what I want; all I know is that I want it now,” the population screams! That’s right…we live in a “NOW” universe. And so it goes—retailer after retailer jump to their feet with delivery services. Two-day with subscription, two-day without subscription, next-day, [...]

Thawing Out

March 22nd, 2018|News & Announcements|

Weighing-in on the Latest “Mc-News” Even if you don’t frequent fast-food establishments or the iconic golden arches, you’ve probably heard the news recently about McDonald’s historic move from frozen to fresh patties. While this may sound like a great advancement for a QSR who traditionally focuses on value menus, we can’t help but think of [...]

Jake’s Finer Foods Partners with Leading Virtual Platform Provider to Deliver Innovative Food Show Experience

February 1st, 2018|News & Announcements|

February 1, 2018 – Houston, TX: Jake’s Finer Foods, Houston’s only locally-owned and operated broadline food distributor, has partnered with vFairs, a leading virtual platform provider, to deliver the industry’s first ever interactive, virtual food show. The event brings together top food vendors and foodservice operators through a digital platform that offers real-time interactions, product [...]

3 Quick Steps for Managing Your Restaurant Budget

December 13th, 2017|Tips & Ideas|

It’s quite possible that the last time you made a budget for your restaurant was when you put together your original restaurant business plan. Once you actually became a restaurant owner, it likely became more challenging to go back and revisit all those charts and graphs. A budget doesn’t have to be chiseled in stone, [...]

Saval Foodservice Joins Jake’s Finer Foods to Aid Hurricane Harvey Victims

October 26th, 2017|News & Announcements|

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 [...]

To-go or Not To-go? That is indeed the question!

August 15th, 2017|Tips & Ideas|

Whether we're talking about take-out, delivery services like Favor and UberEats, or just an "old fashioned" delivery driver that works directly for the restaurant, providing meals to-go is a big deal these days. In 2016, according to Fortune, "the percentage of orders booked online or using a smartphone or tablet app—now 6.6% of the total—exceeded the [...]

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