You’ve got high sourcing standards
(and, I love you for it)
what if you could find the right vendors + the perfect products
for your business?
You could create a menu or product line-up that reflects your values + mission 100%
You could serve your customers at a price they can afford, on the regular!
And, you could run your business on your terms.
SAY HELLO TO OUR
FOOD SOURCING + VENDOR MATCHING SERVICES
WE’LL SET YOUR SOURCING STANDARDS + DEFINE YOUR BUSINESS NEEDS, THEN GET TO WORK FINDING YOU THE RIGHT PARTNERS
So you can serve your customers the best ingredients, at an affordable price AND build a profitable business.
How does it work?
We start with a fact finding mission…
First, we’ll talk about your ingredient sourcing standards, then we’ll discuss your business needs - things like delivery days, preferred delivery windows, etc. so I can create a clear set of guidelines for potential vendors.
If you’re a Virgo (like me) or just really like being prepared, you can download the Free Food Sourcing Guide that walks you through these steps.
I’ll reach out to ALL the vendors, farmers, makers, etc. in your area that meet, or might meet, your sourcing standards and provide them with ALL the necessary details from our first meeting. I’ll request product + pricing information and as it comes it we’ll build out your Custom Ordering + Budgeting Tool.
This phase takes the longest. Some vendors have great product but can be slow to respond.
When I’ve heard back from all potential partners I’ll perform a product quality + cost audit and then we’ll meet to discuss my vendor recommendations and next steps for reaching out and formalizing your partnerships. I’ll also show you how the Ordering + Budgeting Tool works and make sure you’re
set up for success.
In addition, you’ll get a 30-minute minute video tutorial that you can reference at anytime.
food sourcing +
Vendor Matching Services
starting at $500
Find the perfect products for your business, at the right price.
Get matched with partners that will deliver the
products you need consistently
Review or Establishment of Your Food Sourcing Criteria
Review or Establishment of your Critical Business Needs
Custom Ordering + Budgeting Tool
Ingredient Cost + Quality Audit
Next Steps + Assistance in Formalizing Your New Partnerships
Training Session to make sure you can use the Ordering Tool like a Pro!
THIS SERVICE IS PERFECT FOR
Businesses of all sizes
Brand New Businesses Looking to Find the Right Partners
Businesses Wanting to Transition from Retail to Wholesale Purchasing (you don’t need giant orders to do it!)
Business that Want to Ensure They’re Getting the Best Products at the Best Price
Chefs + Owners Frustrated with Their Current Vendor’s Inconsistent Delivery, Product Availability or Customer Service
Vita Kitchen is a growing meal delivery + catering company in Oakland, CA. After being in business for almost a year their client count had grown to the point where a decision needed to be made - stop accepting new clients or continue growing — their decision was to grow!
Owner + Chef Elyse was personally shopping for each ingredient that would be prepared for clients. It involved multiple grocery carts overflowing with local + sustainable ingredients, lots of time, and paying retail. Growing the business successfully meant streamlining operations + creating efficiencies, starting with the grocery shopping. The catch? Vita Kitchen sources some ingredients by the case but other order quantities are small, they have a small window for delivery, minimum storage + top-notch ingredient standards.
We needed to find partners that could meet their needs now and as they grows, delivery within the specified timeframes + meet their sourcing standards.
We were able to identify a wholesale vendor that offers local, seasonal + organic products in quantities as low as 1-lb. and ‘each’, meeting Vita Kitchen’s sourcing standards and sometimes low order units. Dark drops and a small delivery window on Vita’s preferred delivery day sealed the deal.
HI! I’M SARAH
I help food business owners organize their sourcing + finances so they feel empowered, not overwhelmed.
Together, we’ll get you on track once and for all through strategic food sourcing, recipe costing, and profit planning.
Imagine being able to make more & stress less!
I’m your good-food-obsessed numbers gal
I’ve helped clients all over the US find the right products for their business so they can serve their clients at a reasonable price + build a profitable business. I want to help you too!