Clients

Blue Chip Clients

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Restaurant Chains

A Modo Mio Cucina
Acapulco
American Bandstand
AM/PM Mini Mkt.
Applebees
Aramark
Arby's
Barone's
Baskin-Robbins
Beach Grill at Padaro
Big 4 Restaurants
Black Eye Pea
Beckham Place/Grill
Bistro 45
Blues City B-B-Q
Bonanza
Border Grill
Boston Market
Bourbon Street Cafe
Brigham's
Brinker Intl.
Brueggers Bagel Bakery
Buca Di Beppo
Burger King
Busch Gardens
California Pizza Kitchen
Captain D's
Carl's
Carvel Ice Cream
Chevy's Fresh Mex
Chi Chi's
Chowbaby.com
Chuck E. Cheese
Church's Chicken
Circus Circus
Cobbler Cafe
Coco's
Coffee Bean & Tea
Cohn Restaurant Group
Cracker Barrel
Creative Host Services
Crustacean Foods
Daka International
Delaware North
Del Taco/Naugles
Denny's
Diedrich's Coffee
Disneyland
East Coast Bagel
El Cholo
El Pollo Inka
El Pollo Loco
El Torito
Family Restaurants
Gladstone's Malibu
Garden Center Cafe
Godfather Pizza
Golden Corral
Great Food Place
Haagen-Dazs Ice Cream
Hansen's Juice Creations
Hard Rock USA
Hero's Restaurant & Bar
Hof's Hut
In-N-Out Burger
J&J Restaurants
Jack-in-Box
Johnny Rockets
KFC
Keystone Grill
King's Hawaiian Restaurant+ Bakery
Lago's
La Salsa
Lawry's Restaurants
Les Freres Taix
Long John Silvers
Lucielle's
Marie Callender's
Marriott
McDonald's
McNamara's
Miami Subs Grille
Mimi's Café
Orange Julius
Original Pantry
Outback Steakhouses
Panda Express
Pane Fresca Pizza
Papa John's Pizza
Pelican Point
Peregrine Restaurants
Paragon Restaurants
Phillippe's
Pizza Hut
PJ United
Ponderosa
Popeye's Fried Chicken
Po Folks
Real Mex
Red Robin
Reggiano's
Rest. Ent. Group
Ruby's Restaurants
San Diego Yacht Club
Saddle Ranch Chop House
Sbarro
Scott's Seafood Grill & Bar
Seafood Broiler
Shakey's
Shoney's
Shula's Steak House
Sizzler
Sonic Foods
Specialty Restaurants
Starbucks
Stuart Andersons
Summit House
Swensen's
Souplantation
Starwood
Stuft Pizza
Taco Bell
Taco Viva
The Lobster
360 Degree Gourmet Burritos
Taste of Italy
Tony Roma's
UCLA
USC
Weinerschnitzel
Wendy's
Western Sizzlin'
Winchells
Wolfgang Puck

Equipment Mfgrs.

Blodgett
Culligan
Dacor Appliances
FMC
Froth Au Lait
General Electric
Huffman
Miele
SRC Vision
Thermador
Zojirushi America

Food Manufacturers

Alcoa
Adaptgen
Ajinomoto
Anheuser Busch
Armanino
Artic Island
Atkins Diet Products
Aunt Nellie's Foods
Authentic Specialty Foods
Bavarian Bros. Gourmet
Basic American
Benchmark Foods
Beverage Concepts
Black Mountain Gold Coffee
Borden Foods
Brothers Intl. Desserts
Budget Gourmet
Cargill
Cadbury Schweppes
California Foods
Calypso Bay Juice
Callaway Winery
Campbell Soup
Canadian Clear Springs
Chateaux Cheese
Chef America
Chef Francisco
Chicken of the Sea
Chipper's Nuts
Chilay Foods
Chiquita Brands
Citrus World
Clausen Mixers
Clorox
Coca Cola
Conagra
Conis SRL
Continental Baking
Cooper Farms
Coor's Beer
Corbin
Crustacean Secret Kitchen Foods

Food Manufacturers (cont.)

Dakota Farms
Danone
Deli Delight
Del Monte
Delyse
Diversified Avocado Products
Dole Foods
DP Private Co.
Dryer's
El Molino Farms
Farm Stores Ice Cream & Dairy
Fish House Foods
Fishking/Mrs. Friday's
Florida Crystals Natural Sugar
Food Corp, RSA
Food for Life Baking
Foremost Dairies
Fresh Food Concepts
Frito Lay
Fuji Chemical Ind.
Gelsinger's
General Mills
Gilbert H. Brockmeyer
Global Performance Technologies
Golden Dipt/DCA
Grande Foods
Great Western Sugar
Griffith Labs
Grimmway Farms
Haagen Daz
Heiden Foods
H.J.Heinz
Hoffy Meats
Homemade Baby
Hormel
Imagine Foods
Instore Nuitrition
International Chili Society
Irvings& Johnson, RSA
Ittella Foods
Jamba Juice
Jean's Posh Pantry
Jenny Craig
Jerseymaid
J&J Snack Foods
Jo's Candies
Jon-Lin Frozen Foods
Kellogg
Kemin Foods
King's Hawaiian
Knott's Foods
Knudsen Dairy
Kraft
Lamb Weston
LaMont Winery
La Perta
LA Smoking and Curing
Laura Scudder
LaVictoria
Lawry's Foods
Lee's Dragon Fire Thai Marinades
Lever Bros.
Ling's
Lipton
Little Miss Muffin
Luna Rossa
Lupita's
Mariani Packing
Marie Callender's Croutons
Marketfare Foods
Mars
Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut
McCormick
McKesson Water
Melissa's Produce
Mike's LifeStyle Gourmet Dinners
Miller Brewing
Morehouse Foods
Mr. & Mrs. "T"
Mrs. Cubbisons
Mrs. Grace Cakes
Mrs. Rogers
Nabisco
Nallys Foods
Nash Finch/Alfa Trading
National Sea Products
Nestle
Nissin Foods
Niitakaya
Novamex
Ocean Spray Cranberries
Odwalla
Old Mother Hubbard
Olive Products
Okami
Overhill Farms
Owens County Sausage
Pasta 101
Pillsbury
Pleasant Farms
Precision
Presto Foods
Pritikin Bread
Procter & Gamble
Project LTD
Quaker Oats
Ralston Purina
RC Cola
Ready Pac Produce
Red 88
Renoir Water
Rubbermaid
Robert Mondavi Wines
Rodor
Rose & Shore
Saguaro Food Products
San Francisco French Bread
Santa Barbara Smoke House
Santee Dairies
Sara Lee
Schering Labs
Seawind Intl.
Senor Felix Mexican
Serv-A-Portion
Simplot
Snow Brand Milk
Sojitz
Solana Beach Baking Co.
Sonoma Salsa
Southland Brands
Soy Caviar
Sparkletts
Sweet Adelaide's
Sundance Foods
Sunny D's
Sun Maid
SunRoma Tomatoes
Sushico
Table Maid
Tastykake
Three Star
Tommy Lasorda Pasta Sauce
Tony Roberts
Traditional Baking
Tropical Preserves
Tropicana
Truco Enterprises
Tumaro's Gourmet Tortillas
Tyson
Unilever
Union Carbide
Valley Fresh Foods
Valley Spuds and Produce
Village Green
Vita Fresh
Vimpex International
Welch's
Wilson Foods
YoCream Intl.

Functional Food/Vitamin Mfgr.

American-Qualex
Borba
Benson's Coffee
Catalina Lifesciences
Green Foods
Hero Nutritional Products
Kramer Laboratories
Leiner Health Products
Natrol Inc.
Nestec
Nordic Naturals
Nova Pharmaceuticals
Nutrilite Supplements
Omni Nutraceuticals
RidgeCrest
SciVari

Speciality Retailers

Ann's House of Nuts
Balducci's
Castle Parks
Cheesecake and Dessert Factory Outlet
Good Karmal
Harry & David
House of Almonds
Morrrows
Plaza Deli
Quaker Coffee Co.
Sweet Factory

Distributors

Amcon
Amerserve
Appa Fine Foods
Certified Grocers of Am.
Core-Mark International
Cuisine Solutions
Deep Ocean Lobsters
Golden State Foods
Illinois Range
IJ Company
McKesson
Merchants Refrigerating
Nature's Best
P & O Cold Logistics
Proficient Foods
Prosource
Sage Ent.
Smart & Final Iris
Sysco/CFS
US Foodservice
Victory Foodservice

Supermarkets/Mass Merchandisers

Albertson's
Farm Stores (Convenience Stores)
Costco
CVN/QVC
El Brillante Market
Gelson's
Jensen's
Kash'N Karry
Long's Drug Stores
Malone & Hyde
Publix
Rite Aid
Safeway
Sedano's
Smart & Final
Southland (7-11 Stores)
Super Rite Foods
The Garden Market
Trader Joe's
Vallarta Supermarkets
Von's
Whole Foods
Wild Oats

Advertising & Mkt. Res. Agencies

Asian Markets Research
BBDO
Campbell-Mithun
DAIWA Institute of Research
Dentsu
DDB Needham
Design on Food
Evans Group
Fahlgreen & Ferris
Food Group
Ketchum
Kiner
Lee & Assoc
Leo Burnett
Londre
Marlin
NW Ayer
Publicis, Inc.
Scott
Saatchi & Saatchi
Siboney USA
Strahan
True North Communications

Associations/Commissions

AlaskanFisheries Development
Bord Bia--Irish Food Board
Cal. Avocado Comm.
Cal. Egg Commission
Cal. Manufacturing Technology Center
Cal. Pistachio Comm.
Cal. Restaurant Assn.
Canadian External Affairs
Cons. Assn. for Natural Products Ind.
Florida Citrus Commission
Idaho Onion Comm.
Inst. Of Food Technologists
Int'l. Fresh-Cut Produce Assn
Mushroom Council
National Food Brokers Assn
National Rest. Assn.
National Turkey Fed.
New England Fisheries Dev.
Organic Trade Association
Oregon Potatoes
Roundtable for Food Professionals
Rural Industries R & D Dev.
Salmon Marketers Intl.
South African Dept. of Fisheries
Specialty Coffee Assn.
Texas Sweet Onions
U.S. Department of Commerce

Cookbook Publishers

Barnes & Noble Pub.
Better Homes & Gardens
Golden Books
Kraft Foods
Putnam Pub.
Mouseworks (Disney)

On Site Food Service

Carilion Health System
Catholic Healthcare West
City of Banning, CA
Earl Warren Show Grounds
Juneau School District
Loma Linda Medical Center
NASA--Florida
Stanford University
Sutter Health
UCSB Manzanita Village
UCSF Medical Center
University of Michigan Health System
VA Medical Centers
West Covina USD

Food Brokers

Brokers Informational Network
Food Sales West
Pacific Specialty
Source Promotions
Superior Foods

Hotels

Colonial Inn
Dahn Corp.
Forte Hotels
Holiday Inns
Hyatt Hotels
Il Pianaccio
Marriott Hotels
Morongo Casino and Resort
James Northcutt Design
Navmar Corp.
Regent Beverly Wilshire
The Peninsula Group
The Real Estate Group

Entertainment

Disney Resort
Kennedy Space Center
Knotts Berry Farm

Bakeries

Bender Baking
Bon Appetit Gourmet
D'Angelo Bread
Debbie's Delights
Éclair Bakery
Jeannie's Bakeries
Jovi's Delights
Kindred Cooking
Kohnen Country Bakery
Mani's Bakery
Marcie's Fine Foods
New Age Havana Bakery Café
Oliver's Bakery
Olson's Danish Bakery
Patisserie Swiss Bakery
Santa Barbara Baking
Victor Benes Bakeries

Caterers

Custom Catering
Michael's On East
Patti George's

Other

BodyPure Now
Ernst & Young
DP Insurance
Kagan Life and Health Insurance
Millennium Risk Management and Ins.