Custom Approach

Solutions that serve your customer and your business.

Individualized Programs

Your Program, Your Way.

We customize every program from the ground up, with a focus on your population’s specific needs, demands, and even forecasted dining trends. Using our proprietary brands and our partner brands, we’ll find creative ways to maximize your budget, and even help with ideas to drive additional revenue for you. And that never looks the same way twice.

National Brand Partners

We offer national brands to our higher education clients because we know that national brands are key to attracting and retaining students.

Starbucks
Qdoba
Caribou Coffee
Chick-fil-A

Pedestal Foods Brands

Yum
Wonder Works
The Pantry
SubHub
Grill Spot
Grill Spot Express
Good Livin
Fast Break
Delizioso
Crave
Comfort Kitchen
1827 Bistro

Approach

Transparency

Cost Management and Analysis

Cost Management and Analysis

We’re committed to helping our clients get the highest quality and value for their investment by focusing on operational efficiency, leveraging our buying power and finding creative financial solutions.

Complete Program Management

Complete Program Management

We’ll handle all day-to-day aspects of your food service program, leaving you free to focus on running your business.

Facility Renovation

Facility Renovation

When it comes to renovations, we provide the talent and resources to create a customized, inviting dining space that respects your budget and meets your needs.

Culinary Innovation

Catering

Catering

Whether it’s an all-campus event or a small faculty celebration, your Pedestal Foods team is always ready to help make your event one to remember. Customize your menu down to the tiniest detail, prepare to wow your guests, and expect top-notch service from start to finish.

Menu Planning

Menu Planning

With deep knowledge and expertise in feeding large groups of people, we create custom menus that respect your diners’ preferences, provide nutritional variety, and keep up with food service trends.

Chef Services

Chef Services

Our extensively trained chefs make and serve fabulously fresh, incredibly good food that looks, tastes and smells amazing. Every meal, every facility, every day.

Whole Student

Mental Wellness

Mental Wellness

We focus on the body, mind, and spirit of students. Scientific research has proven that balanced food choices as well as fostering good humor, gratitude, optimism, and kindness help overcome anxiety and depression, while building perseverance and grit that leads to positive mental wellness.  

Healthy Choices

Healthy Choices

From calorie counts to ingredient warnings, we’re committed to helping you keep a close watch over the health and special needs of those in your care. 

Dining Experience

Dining Experience

We strive to promote a positive dining experience for the students by engaging with them, getting to know their names, and committing to provide a relaxing environment during their meal times. 

 

Buy Local

Your customer expects fresh, homegrown options, and we couldn’t be happier about that.

We support anything that helps people live healthier and makes food taste better, too.  We’ll keep you on-trend and exceed your customer’s expectations with high quality, fresh products, and seek out locally sourced inventory whenever possible.

Buy Local

Nutrition and Allergy

Healthy and safe eating are part of today's norm

We take eating trends very seriously. Today, more than ever, parents and students are paying attention to specific nutritional and allergen needs. We work with the school and student body to ensure that students' needs are identified and addressed. 

Nutrition and Allergy