The consulting solution for foodservice research, development, and execution.

FOOD FORWARD thinking

Food Forward Thinking can be a part of your team or an outsource solution.

Food Forward Thinking can be a part of your team or an outsource solution.Food Forward Thinking can be a part of your team or an outsource solution.

New Page: Media & Events

I've been fortunate enough to contribute to many articles and events over the years, and I want you to know what's coming up. Check out the new Media & Events page for the highlights of some of my favorites.

Consulting Services for GROCERY, RESTAURANTS, & CONVENIENCE

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Product Development Support

Product Development Support

Product Development Support

Extensive knowledge of the research and development process on a large scale is tremendously valuable and applicable to convenience, grocery, restaurant, and manufacturing industries.


WE HELP YOU:

  • Minimize food costs
  • Minimize waste
  • Minimize cook times
  • Maximize shelf life
  • Review current recipes and procedures
  • Maximize efficiency and consistency
  • Generate product specifications
  • Scale and commercialize food items
  • Refine and strengthen the R&D process



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Menu Labeling Support

Product Development Support

Product Development Support

Specializing in creating nutrition facts for store-made menu items to help foodservice operators meet FDA Menu Labeling Regulations, Food Forward Thinking has been featured in several publications. Learn more on the Menu Labeling page.


  • Nutrition facts for custom products
  • Up-to-date specifications
  • Data stored safely and securely
  • Careful procedures review
  • Menu labeling information in any format
  • Fast, efficient turnaround

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Custom Solutions

Product Development Support

Custom Solutions

Don't see what you need, but wondering if we do that? Just ask. We probably can, or we promise to send you in the right direction. Here are a few of our favorite ways to support.


  • FDA Menu Labeling compliance
  • Execution checklists
  • Communication best practices
  • Store-level job aids
  • Par-level planning
  • Waste management tips
  • Food safety and temperature tracking best practices
  • Recall plans
  • Equipment selection
  • Kitchen layout

National Association of Convenience Stores Supplier Member

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Contact Us

Let's chat.

To schedule a free consultation, email

Jess@FoodForwardThinking.com