The National Restaurant Association's Restaurant Relief Plan:
The restaurant and food service industry is, for obvious reasons, an industry that is near and dear to our hearts, and we would like to try and support them any way we can during this uncertain time.
In light of that, please visit the link below to read The National Restaurant Association’s proposed Restaurant Relief Plan. If you are so inclined, please feel free to use the resources provided by the National Restaurant Association to reach out to your representatives and ask them to support the Restaurant Relief Plan, then share the link with your friends.
Alpha Baking Proud Sponsor of Chicago Gourmet:
Alpha Baking is proud to be partnering with Chicago Gourmet for two events this year.
We're thrilled to be the presenting sponsor for Global StrEATS, a new, globally inspired event happening on Saturday, September 29th from 8:00 to 11:00 PM on the Harris Theater Rooftop. Let Chicago Gourmet take your taste buds on an international taste tour, featuring a stellar lineup of chefs and a global menu sure to thrill. For more information on the event, and to purchase tickets while they're still available, click here.
In addition to Global StrEATS, we're also partnering with Chicago Gourmet for their event Thursday, September 27th from 6:00 - 9:00 PM. Blues, Booze, and Bites at River Roast will feature musically talented chefs who can bring the heat both in the kitchen and on the stage. For more information on the event or to purchase tickets, click here.
We hope to see you next week for both of these great events.
NACS Coming to Alpha Baking Company's Hometown:
NACS is always a fun time, but this year we're excited to be exhibiting at the show in our beloved Windy City!
The show will be here at McCormick Place from October 18th - 20th, and Alpha Baking Co., Inc. will be there to share samples of our delicious muffins, which are a recent addition to our line, as well as our fantastic bread.
Stop by our booth (#5651) from 11:30 AM - 5:30 PM that Wednesday and Thursday, and 9 AM - 1:30 PM that Friday to visit and to try some of our tasty treats.
Ball Park Fare Goes Gourmet at Wrigley Park:
We at Alpha Baking Co., Inc. love our hometown, Chicago, and the great foods that are created here. So this year we're going all out and celebrating the bond between us and Chicago's culinary scene
We're proud to announce this September we'll be sponsors of Chicago Gourmet's Ballpark Fare Goes Gourmet! Tickets go on sale July 20th - see you there!
Alpha Baking Co., Inc. : IMA Corporation Supplier Awards:
Alpha Baking Co., Inc. is proud to announce that yesterday we were recognized as a top supplier by IMA Corporation during their annual supplier conference.
We graciously accepted the bakery category Supplier of the Year award and the prestigious Overall Supplier of the Year award. We are very proud of our Frozen Food Service Team, and all the effort they have put forth this year.
Alpha Baking Company, Inc.: Dairy Queen Vendor of the Year
Alpha Baking Company, Inc. is proud to have earned the Dairy Queen Vendor of the Year.
Dairy Queen and Alpha Baking worked closely together to create the first frozen bread and bun program for the system. This has been a great success and demonstrates the great work that happens within a strong partnership.
For the full article click here: https://www.qsrmagazine.com/news/dairy-queen-honors-national-award-winners
Alpha Baking's S. Rosen's Brand Rolls Out New Electric Trucks
We are excited to announce we have rolled out the first of our brand new all ELECTRIC TRUCKS. Here at Alpha Baking Company we are committed to serving our community in the best way possible. We are lowering our carbon footprint as we move toward a sustainable future. Please keep an eye out in the Chicagoland area as we welcome these new additions to our fleet.
Alpha Baking's La Porte Facility Visited by Indiana's Secretary of State
Indiana's Secretary of State, Connie Lawson, visited our bakery in La Porte, Indiana on Wednesday, May 11th. In addition to learning more about Alpha Baking Company, the Secretary of State took a tour of the La Porte facility led by Plant Manager, Dirk Peterson and President & CEO, Larry Marcucci.
"'A lot of work goes into this to achieve a great product every day,' Marcucci said. 'La Porte has been good to us.'"
For the full article detailing her visit, click here: http://www.heraldargus.com/news/learning-about-loaves/article_719f06a8-0060-5314-a8c3-b6f749712df3.html
Alpha Baking Company, Inc. Acquires Two Bakeries
Alpha Baking Co., Inc. (Alpha Baking) announced that it has bought two bakeries, one on the northwest side of Chicago, Illinois and another in Grand Rapids, Michigan. These purchases from ConAgra Foods increase Alpha Baking's manufacturing facilities to six total across four states.
In addition to expanding current capacity, these acquisitions allow Alpha Baking to expand into sweet goods. "Alpha Baking has been producing high quality bread, buns, and rolls since 1979, and we will now utilize our experience and attention to customer service to operate in the sweet goods category. It is an exciting time for us," said Lawrence Marcucci, president and CEO of Alpha Baking. Sweet goods product capabilities include muffins, petit fours, cupcakes, and pound cake, among other products.
Alpha Baking's S. Rosen's Brand Rolls Out New Trucks
We are so excited to unveil our new S. Rosen's trucks! Keep an eye out for them on the roads during their daily delivery routes.
Alpha Baking's S. Rosen's Brand Mentioned in Mental Floss Magazine
"...its essence is articulated not by what's on it, but rather what isn't.
And ketchup isn't."
Truer words have never been spoken. If you haven't already, take a minute to enjoy this fantastic article on the Chicago dog written in Mental Floss Magazine.
For the full article online click here: http://mentalfloss.com/article/67722/get-know-chicago-style-hot-dog
Alpha Baking Company, Inc.: 3 Time Supplier of the Year Award Winner
Alpha Baking Company, Inc. is honored to have been awarded Overall Supplier of the Year out of 2,000 eligible worldwide suppliers as well as Bakery & Convenience Gold Supplier 2015 by Sysco Corporation. We are extremely proud of the hard work and dedication that our Alpha Baking team demonstrates every day to make accomplishments like these possible.
Mirroring our feelings toward our strong relationship with Sysco, Executive Vice President and President of Foodservice Operations at Sysco, Tom Benè, stated, "We are fortunate to have such exceptional partners who understand what it takes to ultimately delight diners across the footprint that Sysco serves." Moreover, we are grateful to receive these prestigious recognitions and look forward to providing continued excellence in our relationships with all our customers.
The Sysco awards come on the heels of Alpha Baking's 2015 Supplier of the Year awards from both Shamrock Foods and Merchants Foodservice. "There is a focus within Alpha on working as a team, from production to logistics to sales and customer service," said Tim Gill, Alpha Baking Vice President, Frozen Foodservice. "Awards like these are nice indicators that our efforts are paying off."
For the full article click here: http://www.bakingbusiness.com/articles/news_home/Business/2015/10/Sysco_names_Alpha_Baking_top_s.aspx?ID=%7bA952A074-EAB9-4C57-980A-BE278CD7A05E%7d
Alpha Baking Company, Inc. Launches New Retail Websites
We are happy to introduce our new retail sites, https://www.srosens.com and https://www.naturalovens.com. We invite you to visit them to find delicious new recipes, learn more about your favorite products, and even locate the nearest store to you! Don't waste another minute- go check them out!
Alpha Baking's S. Rosen's Brand to Participate in Chicago Hot Dog Fest 2015
We are very excited to announce that we will be participating in the Chicago Hot Dog Fest this summer! Come out Friday August 7-9 at the Chicago History Museum to enjoy hot dogs complemented with the Chicago style poppy seed hot dog buns we all know and love! Mark your calendars now because this is a food, music, and fun-filled event we don't want you to miss! You can find information about the event at the following link: http://www.chicagoevents.com/event.cfm?eid=306
Alpha Baking Company, Inc. Introduces New Billboards
We are very excited to announce that our new S. Rosen's billboards are up! Make sure to watch for them on your drive through the Chicagoland area! Add some excitement to your daily commute by spotting our buns on 294, 290, 55, and 90/94. Share in our excitement and help us spread the word!
Alpha Baking Company, Inc. Launches New Website
Welcome to our new, improved website. We hope its much-improved functionality makes the Alpha Baking site your regular resource for information about our company and the full breadth of products we manufacture. From this site, you can search for specific products using the search function, or browse to find something you like by using our advanced filtering tools. You can also easily contact a sales rep or other key Alpha Baking employee, and find grab-and-go information in our document library. Whether you're a long-time customer or just beginning your relationship with Alpha Baking, this new site will make it easier than ever for us to serve you.