Curtze is truly a full line food service distributor. We offer a unique center of the plate program which includes fresh portion control aged meat in a custom cutting federally inspected meat facility, as well as a custom cut fresh seafood program. In addition to canned goods, frozen foods, paper products, chemicals, equipment, supplies, dairy and other staples, we offer temperature controlled fresh produce distribution. Our commitment to quality and customer satisfaction has earned us a reputation as the “Food Service Distributor of Choice”. For over 140 years we have been committed to this goal and it has been a key element of our continued growth. Today, we proudly serve eight states.
What does a foodservice distributor do? Who do we sell too? It takes a team of professionals working everyday to provide the highest level of service that our customers count on. Take a look at this brief video as an introduction to the industry.
Gary Youngs, a CDL driver with the company for 38 years, was named to the 2020 International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) Truck Driver Hall of Fame.
Company Driver Gary Youngs Named to the 2020 Class of the IFDA Truck Driver Hall of Fame This annual program casts a spotlight on the industry's top drivers for their outstanding records of service, safety and skill.
Erie, PA – Curtze Food Service today announced that Gary Youngs, a driver with the company for 38 years, was named to the 2020 International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) Truck Driver Hall of Fame. There are over 130,000 foodservice distribution drivers currently on the road, but only those with the best safety records and longevity of service qualify for the IFDA Truck Driver Hall of Fame. To be eligible, the driver must have at least 25 years of employment with an IFDA member company with no chargeable accidents and may not have any moving violations within the last 5 years.
“Gary has always been committed to safety and to our customers. His track record to these values speaks for itself. We are proud to have Gary inducted to the 2020 IFDA Truck Driver Hall of Fame.”
– Steve Gerg, Sr. Operations Manager Curtze Food Service. The 2020 class will be honored at the IFDA Distribution Solutions Conference on the morning of October 27 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida.
In 1878, Charles August Curtze opened his wholesale business, supplying food products and merchandise to general stores and a growing number of oil and lumber camps of the era. Change, progress and dedication to the needs of customers were the guiding principles of the C.A. Curtze Company in those days. That same philosophy has been carefully adhered to by the six generations that have followed.
From those humble beginnings - including gunpowder, barrels of flour, and the horse drawn wagon - the company has grown into a full line food service distributor that supplies over 12,000 items from four distribution centers, reaching an eight state area.
We service an eight state geographical area including Pennsylvania, New York, West Virginia, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky and Maryland. We offer next day delivery in all markets making your ordering process easy, and efficient while delivering you the freshest products available.
We have developed strong relationships with the most influential groups in the food service industry. Our partnerships benefit our customers through shared knowledge and resources, creating a community of people committed to your success!
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