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Pursing Foodservice Greatness: OSI Group

Eating and foodservices go hand-to-hand. Without these valuable services, the world could potentially come to a complete stop. Just about every kind of business depends on foodservices and there are quite a few to choose from. A really good food provider can offer multiple services instead of just one service. A good food provider is dependable and is ethical. A good food provider is actually known as OSI Group, and it has been providing high-quality services for decades and decades. OSI Group was founded by Otto Kolschowski in the early 1900s, and it has manifested into a global foodservice powerhouse. Its motto, “a world of solutions,” is being personified on a daily basis to the highest degree. The company has unparalleled reach as well as unparalleled resources. The company also has a solid reputation as well as a resume of success.

If you’re a food retailor, this company can help you create an all-new product that is unique to anything else that’s on the current market. OSI Group has a team of specialists that understand global food solutions as well as real-world cuisines. Your personal input will always be taken into consideration for each and every custom product and that’s a guaranteed fact. OSI’s global presence around the world is rather immense because it has top-notch facilities and factories in numerous countries. This includes the nations of:

  • Hungary
  • Germany
  • India
  • Ukraine
  • Canada
  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • Japan
  • And others

Back in 2016, the company acquired one of Tyson Foods’ plants for $7.4 million. This exact plant is located in Chicago, which is only miles away from the company’s other Chicago-plant locations. CEO Sheldon Lavin has a clear-cut vision of where he thinks the company should be. As each year passes, OSI is getting closer and closer to meeting that quota. Actions definitely speak lauder than words and all you have to do is to look at the company’s impressive track-record. In conclusion, OSI Group has set the bar mighty high, and it will continue to pursue foodservice greatness.

Nathaniel Ru-Growing More than Just Success

Most establishes companies, if given the chance would probably follow the lead of Sweetgreen’s business model. The up-and-coming healthy food chain has rapidly grown and now has 40 locations. They are about a brand that stands for something and their customers can tell the difference. The company depends heavily on technology and 30% of all their transactions are made on a mobile app or through their website.

 

Nathaniel Ru and Co-Founders and Co-CEOs Nicolas Jammet and Jonathan Neman like to sty close to their customers and almost completely shut down their corporate office five ties every year in order to work directly in the restaurants. They don’t believe in big corporate headquarters and they try to stay very hands-on. Learn more: http://www.forbes.com/pictures/ekeg45fe/nicolas-jammet-nathaniel-ru-jonathan-neman-co-founders-sweetgreen-262627/

 

The trio have a few things in common and beside attending university together and taking an entrepreneurship class together, they have parents who are first-class immigrants. their parents have also all started their own businesses. The trio decide to start Sweetgreen when they realized that there just weren’t any healthy food options available to them in the Georgetown area. They knew that if their new business could survive the winter break then they would make it. They did survive and they have become very popular. Learn more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VnQ9aK4ZmFA

 

If Ru could give his 20-year old self some advise, he would tell himself to read more books. He admires Kevin Plank and how he has become successful with Under Armour. His favorite restaurant is Johnny Monis’ Little Serow because of the great food and service.

 

Nathaniel Ru is the Co-CEO and Co-Founder of Sweetgreen, a restaurant that specializes in locally-grown, heathy, and organic foods. He was born and raised in Pasadena, California and in 2007 he graduated from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business which a BS in Finance. There he met his future Co-CEOs and Co-Founders of Sweetgreen, Nicolas Jammet and Jonathan Neman. Ru has been recognized by Forbes'”30 Under 30″ and Inc.’s “30 Under 30,” just to name a couple of accolades.

 

The trio of friends started Sweetgreen restaurant in 2007 and opened their very first location in Georgetown after finding it incredibly hard to find healthy eats in the Georgetown area. In 2010, they founded Sweetlife, a music and food festival that is now the largest celebration in the East Coast area. It draws in thousands of festival goers as well as well-known performers, chefs, food trucks, farmers, and local purveyors. Learn more: http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article/sweetgreens-nathaniel-ru-everything-last-longer/