Expert Foodservice Supply Chain Partners

Dedicated to Managing your Supply Chain

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Restly Shape

Streamline and Save

Reduce Operational and Procurement Expenses

Operational Expertise

Strategies and Techniques to drive top line sales, maximize guest experience and combat rising operating costs

Distribution and Supply Chain

Stronger contracts for better pricing and profitability

What We Do

Expertise from Contract to Kitchen

Restaurant Operations

Find the “hidden savings” buried in your everyday operations.

Distribution Contracts

Leverage billions in buying power to improve your contracts

Direct Manufacturer Pricing

Negotiate with RPP on your side to boost profits

Product Sourcing + Assurity of Supply

The best products for the application at prices that maximize margins

By the numbers:

RPP - Your Premier Foodservice Supply Chain Partner

We've been delivering success to foodservice operators for over 15+ years. With $2.5 Billion annual spend under management, you can trust our team of experts to make the right decisions. 


Years of Combined Industry Experience

Billion in Spend

Customer Locations


Manufacturer Partners

How We Do It

Leverage the Power of Technology and Expertise

RPP provides customized supply chain solutions by leveraging seasoned industry experts, the power of Buyers Edge Platform’s data insights and analytics, and our partnerships across the industry to make an impact on your business.

  • Access to all Buyers Edge Platform programs, including massive GPO savings
  • Functional Experts in Supply Chain and Restaurant Operations
  • Dedicated Teams for price verification, credit collection and contract management
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Our Clients

Who We Cater To

Emerging Chains

Emerging Chains

• Scale your business
• Grow into new regions
• Strategic supply chain development

Legacy Brands

Legacy Brands

• Reduce COGS
• Improve systems and processes
• Ideation and SKU Optimization

Rapid Growth Companies

Rapid Growth Companies

• Strategic Growth Planning
• Distribution Network Design
• Strategic Supplier Identification

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Experienced Leadership

Meet the Team

Alex Birtwell

Director, Supply Chain Business Partner

Alex has been in the Food Service industry for 9+ years. Alex has a background in operations and specializes in category management.

Giovanni Forero

Manager, Strategic Supply Chain Partner

Giovanni served in the U.S. Navy and has 30 years’ experience in Supply Management and Customer service.  Giovanni has spent 28+ years in leadership and 10 years in Contracting and Procurement.

Jennifer Missey

Director, Strategic Supply Chain Partner

Jennifer is a Certified Six Sigma Green belt with 21 years of experience in multi-unit restaurant Supply Chain specializing in Procurement.

Josh Leppien

Director, Strategic Supply Chain Partner

Josh has 28 years in the Food Service industry including Multi-Unit Restaurant operations and over 17 years in Food Service supply chain specializing in Direct Procurement for 6 years.

Julie Parrish

Manager, Strategic Supply Chain Partner

Julie has 29 years’ experience in multi-unit restaurant management and field operations and 7 years in supply chain specializing in indirect procurement.

Kristen Brooks

Vice President

Kristen has 25+ years of experience in the Food Service industry including Multi-Unit Restaurant operations and over 18 years in Food Service Supply Chain specializing in Global Procurement and Executive Strategy.

Mindy Badolato

Director, Strategic Supply Chain Partner

Mindy has over 20 years of supply chain experience specializing in Purchasing and Distribution.

Patricia LaBelle

Director, Strategic Supply Chain Partner

Patricia has 20+ years of experience in the Food Service industry, 18 years in Supply Chain and 5 years Multi-unit Restaurant operations.

Patrick Northrup

Manager, Strategic Supply Chain Partner

Patrick has 21 years’ experience in the offshore oil and gas industry (international) and 5 years’ experience in Food Service supply chain specializing in sourcing and client relations.

Rob Chapman

Director, Distribution and Logistics

Rob has 40 years in Sales and Management including both retail and Food Service sales at a senior level. Rob has extensive knowledge on supply chain and specializes in broadline distribution.

Summer Robinson

Sr. Manager, Strategic Supply Chain Partner

Summer has 8 years’ experience in Strategic Sourcing in both Quick-Service (QSR) and Casual Dining Supply Chain.

Terry Glossenger

Director, Strategic Supply Chain Partner

Terry is a culinary school graduate with 20 years’ experience as a Chef and in R&D. Terry also has 15 years’ experience in Broadline Sales, Consulting and Marketing and 4.5+ years in Procurement.

Tim Paul

Vice President, Client Relations

Tim has 15 years’ experience operational experience in multi-unit restaurant management and operational training, 22 years’ experience in National Accounts Broker and Supplier Sales, Product Development and Client Relations, and 10 years’ experience in Sourcing & Procurement.

Deb Garner

Manager, Strategic Supply Chain Partner

Deb has been in the food service industry for 10+ years and specializes in Broadline Distribution.

Tracy Franks

Procurement Manager

Tracy has been in the Food Service industry for 17+ years. Tracy has a background in accounting and specializes in category procurement.

Frank J. Lucero III

Vice President of Procurement

Frank has 20 years’ experience in the Food Service Supply Chain industry. Having worked in Supply Chain leadership roles for casinos, regional distributors, and other organizations like RPP.

Dave Shares

Director of Procurement

Dave has 35 years of experience in F&B International and Domestic Sourcing & Procurement as well as experience in operations (multi-unit restaurant management and NSO’s)

Gene Rosenthal

Director of Procurement

Gene has 10 years Restaurant Operational Experience and 10 years in Procurement.

Greg Baggetta

Sr. Manager Supply Chain

Greg has been in the Food Service industry for ~20 years with Sysco Foodservice. Retail industry for ~10 years with Ahold Delhaize and 1.5 years with QSR Bojangles. Greg has a background in distribution, category procurement and sourcing.

Our Testimonial

They truly understand the meaning and value of partnership.

Most days I forget that they are a vendor, as they just feel like they are part of our team.

The best decision we ever made as an organization was bringing on the RPP team.

Billy Brewer
Sonny’s BBQ, Chief Operating Officer
Our Testimonial

They are proactive in approach.

Very diligent communicators and they think and act in the best interest of our business at all times.

A group that I would 100% recommend to any company looking for help with procurement and all that goes with it.

Jeff Palermo
4Rivers, Operating Partner
Our Testimonial

RPP is by far the best in this business.

They manage all our contract renewals, set up, and pricing.

They are an extension of our Supply Chain department and are not thought of as outsourced but a part of our in-house team.

Sarah Reynolds
Beef ‘O’ Brady’s, Senior Director of Supply Chain & Franchisee Relations
Our Testimonial

Our supply chain was in turmoil.

RPP mobilized to help us make immediate improvements and stabilize our supply chain.

They continue to provide value as our needs become more strategic.

Joe Gordon
Krispy Krunchy Chicken, VP of Procurement and Supply Chain
Our Testimonial

RPP does it all.

From day to day supply chain continuity, to new product sourcing and procurement, to forecasting commodities, to broad liner audits, to contract support.

It didn’t take long to feel like our reps from RPP were just an extension of our team.

Jeremy Mattson
Cameron Mitchell Restaurants, Director of Purchasing
Our Testimonial

Continues to be such a great experience.

The strength our partnership brings has been such a great benefit in the day-to-day challenges we face.

Our relationship also helps us maintain focus and drive results through contracts & accountability with vendors.

Jonathan Rohland
Hawkers Asian Street Fare, Vice President of Culinary
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