US Foods

October 02, 2011 10:00 ET

US Foods Chefs Demonstrate Culinary Innovation at International Chefs Congress

ROSEMONT, IL--(Marketwire - Oct 2, 2011) - Today, five top US Foods chefs showcase the company's diverse offerings and debut new menu concepts at the StarChefs 2011 International Chefs Congress in New York City. From Oct. 2 - 4, the five culinary experts will prepare menu items at the US Foods exhibition booth using both new and existing products that chefs can easily incorporate into their menus.

"The dedicated and creative US Foods culinary team develops great tasting, convenient and cost-effective offerings to help chefs prepare world-class meals," said Pietro Satriano, chief merchandising officer, US Foods. "This exciting culinary event gives us the opportunity to stand alongside some of the best chefs as we debut our new, innovative products and menu concepts. Coupled with an easy customer experience, these unique product offerings help our customers succeed."

Adding to the culinary skills of the US Foods chefs, will be New York mixologist and sommelier Eric McCall and Zach Young, executive pastry chef and former star of the Bravo TV Network show "Top Chef Just Desserts." Both celebrity chefs will be conducting demonstrations at the US Foods booth (booth 66).

Information about new US Foods products including authentic tandoori naan, chicken osso buco, hand-wrapped empanadas and crème brulee can be found at

About US Foods
With nearly $19 billion in annual revenue, US Foods is the 10th largest private company in America, and a leading foodservice distributor. Many of the entities that make up US Foods were founded in the 19th century, including one that sold provisions to travelers heading west during the 1850s gold rush. The company had used the name U.S. Foodservice since 1993. US Foods offers more than 350,000 national brand products and its own high-quality "exclusive brand" items, ranging from fresh meats and produce to prepared and frozen foods. The company proudly employs approximately 25,000 people in more than 60 locations nationwide, and provides the finest quality food and related products to more than 250,000 customers, including independent and multi-unit restaurants, healthcare and hospitality entities, government and educational institutions. The company is headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., and jointly owned by funds managed by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice Inc. and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Discover more at

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    Lisa Lecas
    Manager, Corporate Communications
    US Foods
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