Food & Beverage Providers

Sam Gershenfeld

Senior National Sales Executive
One Coca-Cola Plaza
Atlanta, GA 30313
P: 856-906-6868

Coca Cola / Minute maid is the largest beverage company in the world. We have proudly supported our Denny’s franchisees by being the Title Sponsor of the DFA Convention.

Kevin O’Connor

2641 Meadowbrook Road
Rocky Mount, NC 27802
P: 252.450.4528

Leigh Pugh

2641 Meadowbrook Road
Rocky Mount, NC 27802
P: 252.450.4372

As the nationally recognized supplier to the Denny’s system, internationally and domestically, MFS currently services over 1,700 Denny’s restaurants.

Blake Miller

Vice President of National Accounts
7351 South 78th Ave.
Bridgeview, IL 60455
P: 800.353.0933
F: 708.552.4536


National Account Leader
15407 McGinty Road West #96
Wayzata, MN 55391
P: 314.630.1409

Cargill has been producing Sunny Fresh liquid eggs for the Denny’s system for 10+ years! Recognized for our core values of quality, customer service and food safety, we are proud to work with the DFA in growing the Denny’s brand.


National Account Manager
1 Douglas Street
Rome, GA 30161
P: 608.530.9757

Breading, batters, flavors, savory and beverages

Norb Woodhams

Director, Foodservice Sales
P: 330.834.3629

Bryan Thomas

National Chain Accounts Sales Manager
P: 330.488.5379

All processed pork including, bacon, dry sausage and ham.

Ray Daniell

40 Pointe Drive
Brea, CA 92821
P: 678-357-5460

Ventura Foods mission is to help our customers delight their customers. This mission is accomplished by providing Denny’s with flavor solutions through margarines, butter blends, dressings, sauces, and cooking oils.

Jennifer Prince

Region Sales Manager of Food Service – Southeast
989 6th Avenue, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10018
P: 704.657.2296

Cholula hot sauce – the perfect compliment – for breakfast – Cholula enhances food flavors and makes meals memorable.


National Chain Accounts Manager
1 Hormel Place
Austin, TX 55912
P: 368.847.0403

Hormel has their Global food safety SQF 2000 level 3 certification to insure you enjoy the most wholesome and quality food products such as Cooked Chorizo, Mamma Rannie 2oz. Meatball and Smoked Cheddar Cheese polish.


National Account Sales Manager
4601 N. 6th Street
Fort Smith, AR 72903
P: 502.609.3667

Further processed poultry products

Mark Scott

National Account Manager
2370 Wynbourne Dr.
Gastonia, NC 28056
P: 704.773.9750


Director, National Accounts
300 Concord Parkway South
Concord, NC 28027

Coffee and Tea

John Occhipinti

Region Sales Manager – East
12 Cardinal Flower Lane
Princeton Jct., NJ 08550
P: 337.256.3366


Region Sales Manager – West
2925 Coleman Street
North Las Vegas, NV 89032

McIlhenny Co. proudly celebrates over 150 years of creating the iconic TABASCO brand Original Red Sauce — 3 simple ingredients and up to 3 years barrel aging, virtually the same way it was made in 1868. Still family-owned and operated. McIlhenny Company produces a line of pepper sauces that are sold in more than 185 countries and labeled in 22 languages.

Frank Johnston

Senior National Account Manager
1811 Taylor Avenue
Louisville, KY 40213
P: 812.786.4492

Soups, Sauces, Processed Proteins


FS Manager – East
P: 817.999.0707

Continental Mills is national producer of high quality baking, griddle, and snack mixes.

Lowell Phillips

VP of Sales
504 Sansom Blvd.
Saginaw, TX 76179
P: 682.999.9302

Jennifer Phinisee

Business Development Coordinator
504 Sansom Blvd.
Saginaw, TX 76179
P: 817.869.1105

Soups, Sauces, Processed Proteins

John Garlinghouse

P: 801.652.5034

Dave Miller

P: 803.831.1965

Daily’s is the West Coast Supplier of pre-cooked bacon.

Dave Janson

PO Box 1257
Huron, SD 57350
P: 605.353.9744
O: 817.909.8988

Our mission is to give our growers added value fort heir products and to provide our customers with the highest level of confidence in our provisions and services. Our Vision is to provide homegrown, world-class products for the growing of Denny’s Brand.

David Hood

Director of National Accounts
4131 Sunbeam Road
Jacksonville, FL 32257
P: 254.897.7484

Supplier of Buttermilk and other Dairy based solutions

Kenneth Wise

Director of National Accounts
P: 916.730.6575

Dr Pepper is a leading brand of the Dr Pepper Snapple Group, a national beverage manufacturer. We love Denny’s!!

Dan Soto

Sr. Director of Sales
16250 Vincennes Avenue
South Holland, IL 60473
P: 708.589.2439

Andy Biloon

National Sales Representative
16250 Vincennes Avenue
South Holland, IL 60473
P: 708.793.0493

For over 100 years, we’ve been providing custom, value-added beef, pork and poultry to national restaurant chains and industrial food manufacturers.

Mike L. Thompson

President & CEO
P: 262.942.4248

Michael J. Thompson

National Sales Account Manager
P: 262.947.0320

Fair Oaks farms is a minority owned company that provides fully cooked and par cooked beef, pork & poultry.

Joe Bilek

P: 218.961.3435
C: 612.860.5291 (Cell)
F: 612.378.8502

Mike Punton

P: 320.743.3438
F: 612.378.8502

Manufactures ice cream, frozen desserts and novelties for food service customers nationally.

Jennifer Retter

National Account Manager
P: 724.448.3239

Glenn Yates

Associate Director National Accounts
P: 704.771.8934

The Kraft Heinz Company provides high quality, great taste and nutrition for all eating occasions. Proud supplier of Heinz ketchup & mustard, condiments and portion control products for Denny’s.


National Account Manager | Global Business Unit
P: 954.547.7979

Lamb Weston is proud to be the supplier to Denny’s for French Fries, Seasoned Fries, Skillet potatoes and Kettle Chips.

Greg Nuccetelli

2013 Yamacraw Drive
Knightdale, NC 27545
P: 919.373.8317
M: 412.582.0244

Superior Food and Beverage Solutions Manufacturer.

Bob Klen

Director of Food Service
P: 281.923.3943



Director National Accounts
5001 W. Polk St.
Chicago, IL 60644
P: 414-397-8624


VP National Accounts
5001 W. Polk St.
Chicago, IL 60644
P: 847-533-9482

Frozen Bakery Products

John Knierman

National Account Manager
2201 Broadway
San Antonio, FL 78215
P: 210.352.6621

Since 1851, C.H. Guenther & Son, Inc, Pioneer Foods has been serving foodservice operators with a full range of grain based products. Gravies, biscuits, muffins, pancakes, dessert items, batters and breadings. Customized formulations upon request.

Randy Young

Sr. Nat’l Acct Mgr.
19634 G Circle
Omaha, NE 68135
P: 402.210.7783

Scratch Match Hash browns and Mashed Potatoes. Ideal for multiple day packs.

David J. Miller

34 Honeysuckle Court
Lake Wylie, SC 29710
P: 803.831.1965

Erick Youngberg

Director of National Accounts
5087 South Royal Atlanta Dr.
Tucker, GA 30084
P: 407.230.2979

Duane Hack

Vice President Foodservice
5087 South Royal Atlanta Dr.
Tucker, GA 30084
P: 770.809.9143

Speciality Baked Breads.

Maria Bavaro

7758 Springfield Lake Dr.
Lake Worth, FL 33467
P: 909.428.8520 x266

Ruth Moran

3855 Jurupa
Ontario, CA 91761
P: 909.428.8520 Ext. 289

Food Manufacturer of chili purees, bases, powders and authentic Mexican Salsas.

Amanda Moss-McCarriston

Sales Manager
16502 Spruell Street
Huntersville, NC 28078
P: 704.305.5886

Dairy Products: Buttermilk and Yogurt.

Reid Wilkerson

1 Spice Road
Fort Mill, SC 29707
P: 803.548.2366

Foodservice and Custom Food and Beverage Products, Menu development assistance and customized packaging solutions.

Randall J. Bowman

National Account Manager
165 Rushmore Drive
Bartlett, IL 60103
P: 937-548-4211
M: 937-564-0438

Chef Gregory Helinski

19850 N. Liberty Rd.
Butler, OH 44822
P: 740 694 1893
M: 740 485 0619

Whipped toppings and icings

Steve Nemeth

Senior Director, Foodservice
333 Old Lindale Road
Rome, GA 30161
P: 330.832.3975

Susan Wyman

National Account Manager
1001 White Cloud Ridge
Snellville, GA 30078
P: 770.837.9323

Makers of Louisiana Gold Hot Sauce and proud Partner of the DFA!

Jeff Cowles

Director of Culinary Sales
316 Peachtree Street
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
P: 513.374.4317

Ben Pasternak

VP Business Development
220 W. Main Street
Richmond, VA 23220
P: 937.546.9590

Sous Vide cooked chicken breasts.

Christine Harvey

Vice President National Accounts
5303 Shilshole Ave, NW
Seattle, WA 98107
P: 919.454.1135

Carmen Romero

National Accounts Coordinator
5303 Shilshole Ave, NW
Seattle, WA 98107
P: 206.297.6618

Trident Seafoods proudly provides Denny’s with Alaska Salmon for your domestic and international restaurants. The Denny’s Keta Salmon is sustainably caught in the pristine waters of Alaska on American Flagships.

Mike Grimes

Sr. Manager, National Accounts
7310 Susan Springs Dr.
West Chester, OH 45069
P: 513.702.6849

Frank Robbins

Director, National Accounts
7310 Susan Springs Dr.
West Chester, OH 45069

Frozen Bakery, Protein, Coffee and Tea

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