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buddy's kitchen

Creative Custom Cuisine

 

Buddy's Kitchen specializes in ready-to-eat frozen food.

We work with airlines, convenience stores, big box retailers, specialty food companies & restaurants.

From co-packing to custom product development, our focus on customers & quality shines through.

 

Why Buddy's?

Our business model is Customer Intimate.

That means when you work with us, we work together.

Are we a good fit? Find out what makes Buddy's unique.

AGILE INNOVATION

Our Culinary Innovation & Design Team, led by Chef Joe Chiovera, brings creativity, business savvy, and passion to the table.

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FLEXIBLE MANUFACTURING

Our facilities feature a mix of automation & hands-on processes allowing us to produce unique items on a "best cost" basis.

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SPECIALTY & CLEAN LABEL

Buddy's produces both Organic & Gluten Free items and is actively developing products in line with healthy & clean eating trends.

OUR FACILITIES

 

TWO USDA CERTIFIED ORGANIC & GLUTEN FREE FACILITIES

Burnsville, MN - 65,000 sf

Lakeville, MN - 91,000 sf

FACILITIES HIGHLIGHTS

  • Certified Organic & Gluten Free
  • Read-to-Eat (RTE)
  • Spiral & Storage Freezers
  • USDA/FDA Dual Jurisdiction
  • On-Site Test Kitchens
  • Flexible Manufacturing
 
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FOOD SAFETY & QUALITY

At Buddy’s Kitchen, our commitment to food safety & quality is paramount. We are committed to setting the industry standard for food safety and quality and have invested heavily in processes, staff, training, testing, chemistry and third-party consulting services to ensure that we deliver on that promise.

WHAT MAKES US TICK

We create custom cuisine solutions for specialty foodservice applications.

how we operate

We intimately serve a base of food-forward customers through our unique agile innovation and flexible manufacturing processes.

OUR VALUES

Customer Focus. Intimacy with a small group of world class customers.

Passion. For continuous improvement and great food.

Own It. Be Accountable and deliver on your commitments.

Communicate Honestly. The good and the bad.

Team Spirit. Supportive but direct team interactions.