A locally owned and award winning catering business for over 30 years, Utah Food Services (UFS) strives to exceed each client’s expectations through creative menu development, innovative presentation, and truly exceptional service. As the exclusive caterer at the Salt Palace Convention Center and South Towne Expo Center, we attribute our success as an innovator in the hospitality industry to our culinary team’s creativity and dedication. Our services include customized menus featuring global and local fare, special dietary meal service (such as: gluten-free, vegan, kosher), extensive beverage and bar service, chef action stations and floral décor and design.
The whimsical owner of Utah Food Services (UFS), upon completing his bachelor degrees. See More.
After graduating from the University of Massachusetts, Dave left the New England in the fall. See More
Teri’s food and beverage career began on Guam while attending the island’s University. On completion of. See More
Dan’s hospitality experience spans across the country starting in New York where he earned his degree. See More
Chef Bill joined Utah Food Services in 1994 and has risen through the ranks to the Corporate Chef at the South Towne Expo Center. See More
Born in Switzerland and raised in the hospitality industry, Ben earned his Master’s Degree in Hotel. See More
After graduating from Bentley University, Kate landed at Fidelity Investments in Boston, Massachusetts. See More
The mountains of the west lured Jodie from Chicago’s suburbs to pursue her college education at the University of Utah. See More
A native of western New York, Kathy transplanted herself to Utah in the late 70s to enjoy the. See More
Tiffany’s career in the food and beverage industry began in the restaurant business as a young adult. See More.
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As Utah's leading caterer we are seeking flexible and energetic individuals to join our team. We offer our employees competitive pay, a fast-paced, casual work environment, including 401(k), medical, dental, vacation and sick plans.Careers
Employer of the Year, Golden Key Award – 2013 and 2012
The Governor’s Golden Key Award recognized our outreach program, which provides employment opportunities for the mentally/physically challenged, individuals in recovery programs, retirees, youth groups and political refugees. Our kitchen management team works with our challenged employees and their job coaches to match their skills with the tasks at hand while providing continual training and advancement. Building self-confidence and believing in each individual’s potential and creative spirit starts from the top down.
Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility – 2010, 2009 and 2006
The Alfred P. Sloan “When Work Works” Award recognized UFS as a flexible workplace that makes “work” better for our employees. Providing flexibility in the workplace, profit sharing, 401k, health and dental benefits, employee service awards, employee of the month awards, bonuses, continuing education and advancement opportunities builds company loyalty and boosts morale. All of which create a vested interest by our management and hourly staff in the success of our catering company.
Sustainable Business Award – 2013
Utah Business Magazine awarded our ongoing green efforts to protect and improve the environment. Thinking globally, UFS promotes mindful and creative ways to reduce our carbon footprint, incorporating the three R’s (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle).
UFS continually supports local charities and non-profits organizations however, due to the large number of requests, applications must be received at least 4 weeks prior to the event. Please note that approved donations receive a small discount on food service only.Donation Request Form