We help put your best food on the table in the best light.

Chefs in a commercial kitchen
Beautify Proposals
Dull proposals and menus? We use smart tools to help you format and customize.
Create the proposal you want
Eliminate Paperwork
Use robust databases with detailed, accurate information.
Access your data now
Save Time
We’ll set up and manage your system while you run your business.
Add time to your day
Facilitate Change
From staff training to project management, we move at a pace you can handle.
Tell us your challenges
Receive Insider Knowledge
Partner with a certified executive chef with 30 years of catering experience.
Know what we know
Create New Recipes
Learn cost-effective, systematic ways to present your best recipes and offerings.
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What are your goals? Let’s accomplish them together.

Food is all about the moment. The seasonality. It’s a living, breathing thing that changes all the time. At Customized Culinary Solutions, we serve as an essential resource for culinarians and entrepreneurs in the ever-evolving food service business. We work one on one with you, offering practical guidance and helping you develop clear goals and cost-effective, big-picture solutions that are right for you.


Receive on-demand support while you promote your product.

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Culinary Services

Bring your menus, recipes, R&D and ideas to the market faster.

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John Reed

We know this business because we’ve lived it

John Reed is a certified executive chef with 30 years of catering experience and over 10 years of system implementation. He’s helped clients coast to coast in all types of markets provide real-time culinary solutions to their customers. Most importantly, he can help you quantify your business, saving you labor costs and hundreds of hours of frustration.

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—Lawrence D. Walter, COO & Partner, Tasty Catering

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