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Paradigm Fuels Up at NACS Show 2017!

Recently thousands of convenience and fuel retailers gathered to see new products and services, learned from industry leaders and shared experiences with other retailers. The Paradigm alliance members were among the attendees at The 2017 National Association of Convenience Stores Show to support their premier brands. Every year, this show brings together convenience and fuel [...]

November 6, 2017|Creative, News, Partners|

Foodservice Industry Leader, Kain McArthur’s Matt Swain

Being Engaged, Being Available & Bringing Value Matt Swain, Kain McArthur Matt Swain, Vice President and Partner at Kain McArthur, is not only an active leader within his company but also in the foodservice industry. We recently sat down with Matt and learned more about his approach to being engaged, being available and bringing value [...]

October 11, 2017|Creative, Culinary, Partners|

Passion & Innovation, Preferred Marketing Group’s Chef Lance

Accomplished Chef Lance Corralez oversees all operations at Preferred Marketing Group’s 4,000 square foot Culinary Lab and Education Center. Preferred Marketing Group’s fully equipped, state-of-the-art facilities are host for menu development, equipment testing, time and motion studies and full-scale kitchen mock-ups. Paradigm recently had the opportunity to learn more about what passion and success mean [...]

October 2, 2017|Culinary, Partners|

Zink Foodservice Expands Services with Addition of Ventilation

Paradigm member company Zink Foodservice is continually focused on providing solutions and resources to customers. To this end, Wilson Villarrubia recently joined Zink’s Commercial Services Division as Director of Ventilation Services. Working closely with Zink’s industry leading manufacturers of hoods, conveyors and utility distribution systems, Villarrubia will oversee everything from hood design to installation across [...]

August 15, 2017|News, Partners|

Increased Business Leads to Staff Addition for Paradigm Alliance Member, Vader and Landgraf

Vader and Landgraf, Inc. recently expanded their sales team with the addition of Sean Ketcham to support increased business growth in their region. In this role Ketcham will be responsible for maintaining relationships with specific dealers as well as calling on end users within education, healthcare and restaurant market segments covering the Metro area and [...]

July 19, 2017|News, Partners|

Using Our Culinary Centers For Business and Community

The Redstone Group has been host to a variety of events these last few months covering a range of market segments in the foodservice industry. From Healthcare and Education to non-profit and charitable organizations, they have opened their Test Kitchen doors facilitating dealer trainings, school district open houses, cooking events, annual planning meetings, and more, [...]

June 30, 2017|Culinary, News, Partners|

Zink Adds Director of Ventilation Services

Originally published by Foodservice Equipment & Supplies on Tuesday, 13 June 2017. Written by The Editors. Foodservice equipment industry veteran Wilson Villarrubia joins an independent manufacturers’ rep firm. Zink Foodservice hired Wilson Villarrubia to serve as director of ventilation services for the Ohio-based independent manufacturers’ rep firm. Villarrubia will work with all of the Zink [...]

June 13, 2017|News, Partners|

Preferred Marketing Group Impacts Learning with Industry Events

Paradigm recognizes that hands-on training is one of the most effective ways to educate and our members value education when it comes to their customers and their foodservice operations. Preferred Marketing Group recently held two different Benchmark Events at their Culinary Center in Chatsworth, CA. Guests were able to cook, learn and sample food prepared [...]

June 8, 2017|Culinary, Partners|

Q&A with Jim Zink on the Role of the Rep at Zink Foodservice and Paradigm

Originally published by Foodservice Equipment & Supplies on Thursday, 01 June 2017. Written by Amelia Levin, Contributing Editor. Independent manufacturers' reps remain a key component in helping facilitate the flow of foodservice equipment and supplies from factory to dealer to end user. But as the foodservice industry matures and consolidates, the role of the rep [...]

June 1, 2017|Partners|

NRA Is a Success for Paradigm

The Paradigm board members gathered at NAFEM headquarters in advance of the NRA Show 2017 to hone in on three key initiatives of Information Management, Training and Marketing. The initiatives are all significant, from a customized premier sales and marketing data platform to an adaptive online learning management system. These three focuses have been strategically [...]

May 26, 2017|Culinary, News, Partners|