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Recipe Thursday-Ken’s Tuscan Pasta Salad

Posted on December 7th, 2017 | Posted in Recipes, Salad, Supplier of the Month

Three Cheese Tortellini tossed with roasted red peppers, sliced banana peppers, artichoke hearts, Tuscan herbs, Kalamata olives & spring salad mix tossed in Ken’s White Balsamic Vinaigrette.

Learn more about Ken’s Food and save this month on Ken’s Dressings.

Yield 6 Servings
1 pound  Cheese Tortellini, cooked & chilled (558704, 10#, Seviroli)
2 ounces roasted red peppers, sliced into strips (990154, #10, Del Sol)
3 artichoke hearts quartered (990150, #10)
12 each Kalamata olives, sliced in half (990403, 10#)
1/2 clove garlic, chopped (02619, 5#)
12 each banana pepper rings (990171, GAL)
1/4 teaspoon each of basil (CQB007, 2#, Assagio Classico), thyme (CQT041, QT)  & ground rosemary (CQR037, QT)
8 ounces Ken’s Creamy White Balsamic Vinaigrette (992185, 2/1GAL)
2 cups spring lettuce mix (01886, 4/3#)

Gently toss all ingredients together in a chilled bowl. Be sure to evenly distribute dressing & ingredients.

Recipe from KensFoodservice.com

Supplier of the Month-Ken’s Dressings

Posted on December 1st, 2017 | Posted in Supplier of the Month

Family owned and operated since 1958, Ken’s Foodservice is a leading manufacturer of salad dressings and sauces, as well as mayonnaise, mustard, & vinegar. The extraordinary taste customers crave. They combine the finest possible ingredients in the most distinctive dressing recipes. The result is a complete line of signature dressings with the taste that your customers will swear was made from scratch. Ken’s produces 2500+ SKU’s and their brands consist of Ken’s Salad Dressing and Sweet Baby Rays.


Ken’s Family Album of Great Products:

  • Mayonnaise
  • BBQ Sauces
  • Mustard
  • Salad Dressings
  • Specialty Dressings
  • All Natural Dressings
  • Dipping Sauces
  • Seafood Sauces
  • Wing Sauces & Glazes
  • 320z. Pour Bottles
  • PC Packets of Salad Dressing
  • PC Dipping Cups
  • Pillow Pack

Tuscan Pasta Salad

Click HERE for Hometown’s full list of Ken’s products. Take advantage of the the following Ken’s products that are on special this month!

Product Specials
Run Date: December 4th-29th

Ken’s Dressings

Item Code Item Description Pack Size Allowance Off
991434 DRESS-BLUE CHEESE PC 60/1.5OZ 60/1.5OZ $0.50 off per CS
991436 DRESS-FRENCH COUNTRY PC 60/1.5OZ 60/1.5OZ $0.50 off per CS
991430 DRESS-HONEY MUSTARD PC CUP 100/1.5OZ 100/1.5OZ $0.50 off per CS
991435 DRESS-ITALIAN CREAMY PC 60/1.5OZ 60/1.5OZ $0.50 off per CS
991440 DRESS-ITALIAN GOLDEN PC 60/1.5OZ 60/1.5OZ $0.50 off per CS
991439 DRESS-RANCH PC 60/1.5OZ 60/1.5OZ $0.50 off per CS
991432 DRESS-THOUSAND ISLAND PC 60/1.5OZ 60/1.5OZ $0.50 off per CS

Sweet Baby Rays

Item Code Item Description Pack Size Allowance Off
991112 BBQ SAUCE-GAL 4/CS 4/1GAL $1 off per CS

Featured Product-Hormel’s Magnifico Hard Salami

Posted on November 6th, 2017 | Posted in Featured Product, Supplier of the Month


This smoke flavor added hard salami, with a hint of garlic, is made from select cuts of beef and pork. This product features a 3.5 inch diameter.

  • Authentic flavor and appearance.
  • Features an easy peel casing.
  • Blunt ends for maxium slicing yield.
  • Printed casing for brand recognition.
Item # Description Pack
441003 SALAMI-HARD 4.8# 4/4.8#

Recipe Thursday-Hormel Pepperoni with Truffled Mascarpone Sandwich

Posted on November 2nd, 2017 | Posted in Recipes, Sandwich, Supplier of the Month

Hormel pepperoni and hamocollo, baby arugula, pickled onions and truffle mascarpone on a rustic focaccia roll.

Yield 4 Sandwiches
Hormel Pepperoni, sliced (440039, 25#)
8 ounces sliced hamoollo (FRD103-2, 2/8#, Freda)
4 ounces baby arugula (00065, 4#)
2 ounces pickled onions
4 ounces mascarpone (775760, 1#, Belgioioso)
1 teaspoon truffle oil (BK0601, 8oz)
4 rustic Italian focaccia rolls (533001, 72/4oz, Signature)

Mix mascarpone with truffle oil. Assemble sandwiches and enjoy!

Recipe from Hormelfoodservice.com

Supplier of the Month-Hormel Foods

Posted on November 1st, 2017 | Posted in Supplier of the Month

In 1891, George A. Hormel founded Hormel Foods in Austin, Minnesota. Now Hormel has expanded their iconic products to the global market. For more than 125 years, Hormel Foods has brought innovation, beloved brands and outstanding value to their consumers, customers, communities and shareholders. They are proud of this milestone but are motivated by their future. They remain focused on their purpose statement: Inspired People. Inspired Food.™ by building on their founder’s legacy of innovation, quality and integrity.

View Hormel’s most up to date brand list here.

On Special this Month
Run Date: November 6-December 1


Item # Item Description Pack Size Allowance Off
554037 BACON-APPLEWOOD SLCD 13-17 55253 1/15# $2 off per CS
554027 BACON-FC FAST/EASY 300CT 1/2.8# $2 off per CS
553153 BEEF TOPPING-CKD 2/5# 22379 2/5# $2 off per CS
553151 CHICKEN-FAJITA STRIPS FC 4/2.5# 4/2.5# $2 off per CS
440027 PEPPERONI-ROSA GRANDE 10# 01362 1/10# $2 off per CS


Item # Item Description Pack Size Allowance Off
990051 BITES-PEANUT BUTTER 8/6OZ SKIPPY^^ 8/6OZ $2 off per CS
991611 PEANUT BUTTER-CREAMY 4# SKIPPY 6/CS 6/4# $2 off per CS
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