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The Catering Institute Marks LBP Manufacturing as Latest Certified Vendor Partner

VANCOUVER, B.C., January 1, 2017 -

The Catering Institute™ has completed its vendor certification process for LBP Manufacturing LLC (LBP), the company has announced. The certified supply chain partner program was created to educate and connect industry consultants and suppliers with restaurants and their takeout, delivery, and catering operations.

The Catering Institute focuses on helping restaurant operators, franchisors, franchisees and their catering team members implement the 5 Pillars of Successful Restaurant Takeout, Delivery & Catering.  These learning tools also extend to suppliers in the restaurant and foodservice industries.

LBP Manufacturing is a leader in sustainable food packaging and has developed products for some of the world’s most beloved brands in food service.  Working with the Top 20 QSR, LBP has been a trailblazer in catering food packaging with a complete lineup of innovative solutions.

“The reason that we found it so important to partner with The Catering Institute is because catering has become such an important revenue generator for the brands that we serve,” said Dorothy Heckle, senior marketing manager at LBP Manufacturing, LLC. “It also helps us to remind our clients that in order to be successful at catering they have to follow the 5 Pillars of Successful Restaurant Takeout, Delivery and Catering, and packaging is a big part of that.”

“Having the right kind of packaging for any off-premise sales effort is critical for restaurant brands looking to drive increased business and revenue,” said Erle Dardick, founder, and CEO of MonkeyMedia Software, The Catering Institute and Catering Insights. “Through our vendor certification process, we are able to better educate our partners about the 5 Pillars of Successful Restaurant Takeout, Delivery and Catering so they can, in turn, better serve their clients.”

About The Catering Institute

The Catering Institute is an education and certification institute for restaurants and suppliers implementing or improving takeout, delivery & catering operations. The Catering Institute ensures that executive, management, leadership and all other team members are focused on the common goal of ensuring their catering programs are a success and that programs maintain scalability for future growth. In addition, The Catering Institute team works closely with MonkeyMedia Software during the implementation of Monkey, The #1 Cloud Platform for Takeout, Delivery & Catering.