Top 50 Management Companies 31-40

31 Fitz,Vogel & Associates
32
Selrico Services, Inc.
33
Creative Dining Services, Inc.
34
Sage Dining Services
35
Swanson Corp.
36 Corporate Chefs
37
Epicurean Feast
38
Thomas Cuisine Management
39
Brock & Co.
40 Host America Corp.

31 Fitz, Vogt & Associates, Ltd.
WALPOLE, NH
www.fitzvogt.com [3]

SALES VOLUME 2004: $45.1
(in millions) 2003: $38.1
NO. OF CONTRACTS 2004: 130
2003: 126

MAJOR SEGMENTS SERVED: Eldercare (76%)

Last year, Fitz Vogt launched a marketing and sales initiative designed to focus on growing its core healthcare and senior nutrition businesses. It has also enhanced its assisted living programs by moving toward a more restaurant-style approach to resident dining, featuring an increased number of entrees available at each meal and addressing resident requests for more vegetarian offerings.

32 Selrico Services, Inc.
SAN ANTONIO
www.selricoservices.com [4]

SALES VOLUME 2004: $45(e)
(in millions) 2003: $42
NO. OF CONTRACTS 2004: 25(e)
2003: n/a

MAJOR SEGMENTS SERVED: Military (100%)

A unit of San Antonio-based Selrico, Inc., Selrico Services provides military installations worldwide with dining, waste management/recycling, facility support, house management and building cleaning services. Selrico also maintains an international division that offers turnkey construction, food, and logistical services to both the U.S. military and international clients. Another unit, Fresh Taste Foods, manufactures individually portioned or bulk meals for institutional, educational, government, business and private customers, including the Comprehensive Nutrition Program of San Antonio, which serves some 4,000 hot meals a day to elderly and disabled citizens. Foodservice clients include Anderson AFB (Air Force Base) in Guam, Barksdale (LA) AFB and Dyess (TX) AFB as well as the US Coast Guard Training Center in Yorktown, VA, and the Naval Submarine Base at Pearl Harbor, HI.

33 Creative Dining Services, Inc.
ZEELAND, MI
www.creativedining.com [5]

SALES VOLUME 2004: $40
(in millions) 2003: $38
NO. OF CONTRACTS 2004: 46
2003: 46

MAJOR SEGMENTS SERVED: College/ University (52%), Convention/Conference Ctrs. (20%), Parks/Recreation (12%), B&I (10%)

Launched in 1990 in partnership with two Michigan colleges, Creative Dining Services continues to expand its presence geographically into the South and Western states, as well as operationally into the extended care and youth recreation segments. A 2004 highlight was receiving the Winning Workforce Award in the Onsite Dining category from Coca-Cola and the NRA Educational Foundation for the company's Creative University training program. On the culinary end, Creative Dining introduced Food Matters, a branded concept focusing on upscale entrees, and it implemented organic concepts in select market areas.

34 Sage Dining Services, Inc.
TOWSON, MD
www.sagedining.com [6]

SALES VOLUME 2004: $40(e)
(in millions) 2003: n/a
NO. OF CONTRACTS 2004: 130(e)
2003: n/a

MAJOR SEGMENTS SERVED(e): Colleges (40%), Private Schools (40%), B&I (20%)

Fifteen-year-old Sage Dining now operates in 19 states as well as the District of Columbia. It offers both dining management services and catering, particularly to colleges and private schools and academies. Higher education clients include Columbia University Teachers College, the College of Notre Dame in Baltimore and La Roche College in Pittsburgh. Private school clients include Augusta Prepatory Day School in Martinez, GA; the Ranney School in Tinton Falls, NJ; the Stratford Academy in Macon, GA; the Cheshire (CT) Academy; the Walker School in Marietta, GA; Bishop Verot High School in Ft. Myers, FL; Whitefield Academy in Mableton, GA; and the Berkshire School in Sheffield, MA.

35 Swanson Corp.
OMAHA, NE

SALES VOLUME 2004: $39
(in millions) 2003: $40
NO. OF CONTRACTS 2004: 1,138
2003: n/a

MAJOR SEGMENTS SERVED: B&I (84%), Convention/Conference Ctrs. (14%)

Most of the contracts listed above involve vending (570) and office coffee (400). Dining operations represent about 40 percent of revenues. Swanson has been expanding its geographic reach for its B&I and college dining programs, most recently into Minnesota and Texas. In all, the company operates in 10 Midwestern states. On the culinary end, Swanson recently introduced a new Right Course healthy menu featuring low-fat and low-carb selections for dining centers and vended snack machines. It also expanded its Gourmet Gallery proprietary menu program into the campus dining market.

36 Corporate Chefs
HAVERHILL, MA
www.corporatechefs.com [7]

SALES VOLUME 2004: $35.5
(in millions) 2003: $35
NO. OF CONTRACTS 2004: 71
2003: 71

MAJOR SEGMENTS SERVED: B&I (88%), College/University (12%)

Corporate Chefs manages dining rooms and cafeterias, catering services, vending, onsite retail stores, coffee kiosks and ice cream kiosks in white collar business dining environments in New England, New York, New Jersey and Virginia. Clients include the Kenneth P. Olsen Auditorium & Conference Center in Maynard, MA, and Middlesex County (MA) College.

37 Epicurean Feast
MAYNARD, MA
www.epicureanfeast.com [8]

SALES VOLUME 2005: $35
(in millions) 2003: $34
NO. OF CONTRACTS 2005: 75
2003: 75

MAJOR SEGMENTS SERVED: B&I (98%)

Epicurean Feast operates in New England and Pennsylvania, providing primarily manual foodservice management to corporate clients. It also operates some vending and a few onsite retail stores. This past May, it acquired the Walking on Air entertainment and event planning firm and secured an exclusive agreement for marketing Legal Seafood Chowder.

38 Thomas Cuisine Management
MERIDIAN, ID
www.tmc3.com [9]

SALES VOLUME 2004: $33
(in millions) 2003: n/a
NO. OF CONTRACTS 2004: 27
2003: n/a

MAJOR SEGMENTS SERVED: Hospitals (70%), B&I (25%)

Thomas operates manual foodservice, catering and vending in various segments. Its Cuisine on Call program offers room service dining options for acute-care hospital clients. In the past year Thomas successfully penetrated the Utah market with two corporate dining and two healthcare clients.

39 Brock & Co., Inc.
MALVERN, PA
www.brockco.com [10]

SALES VOLUME 2004: $30
(in millions) 2003: $30
NO. OF CONTRACTS 2004: 65
2003: 67

MAJOR SEGMENTS SERVED: B&I (75%), Government (11%)

Brock services banks, law firms, corporate offices and industrial plants in the Mid-Atlantic, as well as catering special events and offering vending and office coffee. The client base is scattered throughout the Tri-State Pennsylvania/New Jersey/Delaware area as well as in Maryland, Virginia, Connecticut and the District of Columbia. In the past year, Brock revamped its upper management, promoting Andrew Brock to vice president/COO and bringing in a new CFO, Donald Direso. On the food front, it has added more organic, light and Indian cuisine choices to its offerings.

40 Host America Corp.
HAMDEN, CT
www.hostamericacorp.com [11]

SALES VOLUME 2005: $29
(in millions) 2003: $26
NO. OF CONTRACTS 2005: 62
2003: 63

MAJOR SEGMENTS SERVED: B&I (45%), meals on Wheels/Head Start Meal Production (55%)

In the past year, Host America acquired Food Brokers, a provider for Meals on Wheels programs in the Connecticut market. In addition to its manual foodservice operations, Host America is a major producer of preprepared meals for schools, camps and senior feeding programs through its Lindley Food Service subsidiary. Its managed dining business is concentrated in higher end corporate facilities, for which the company recently developed new concepts such as a deli/soup combination and a concept featuring authentic Hispanic and Caribbean recipes.



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