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.

Best safety practices for delivery and takeout in the COVID-19 age

March 26th, 2020|COVID-19|

With most restaurants forced to close their dining rooms because of state and city coronavirus restrictions, operators are increasingly turning to the sole off-premise channels such as delivery and carry-out. Nation’s Restaurant News turned to Mandy Sedlak, food safety and public health manager for Ecolab’s Ecosure division, to offer her expert advice... READ MORE [...]

Statement from Jake’s Finer Foods (March 17, 2020)

March 17th, 2020|COVID-19|

To all our dearest friends and customers, Let us begin by saying that our entire team sends our thoughts and prayers to you, your family and team members for health, safety and prosperity. We are committed to meeting your needs the best we can, as we continue to operate and navigate these temporary dining [...]

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, [...]

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