Custom formulation. Are customized products available for specific needs of my restaurant operation?
Yes. Burke’s research and development group has extensive experience in formulating products to match your recipe and meet the individual needs of restaurant chains and other customers. Minimum order requirements apply.
Private labels. Does Burke offer private labeling for my products?
Yes. Burke’s private label program is available for both stock and custom products. Minimum order requirements apply.
Custom solutions. What are the advantages of a Custom Solution program?
As you grow your business, private label and custom formulated ingredients can support your brand-building strategies and help you manage control and consistency initiatives.
Minimum orders. What is the minimum order for direct shipments?
Burke’s minimum for direct shipments is 2000 pounds. Smaller orders are generally facilitated through foodservice distributors.
Pricing. Can you send me a price list for Burke meats?
Please contact the Burke sales manager for your region to discuss pricing and availability.
Distribution. What are my distribution options?
We can ship directly to your restaurant chain’s distribution center or work with your distributor partners.
Menu Ideas. Where can I find new menu ideas and applications for Burke fully cooked meats?
Burke is regularly adding menu ideas and recipes to our website.
Menu Innovation. How can Burke help me with menu innovation?
Please talk with your regional sales manager to discuss opportunities for collaborative menu innovation and the product development process for your fully cooked meat ingredients.
Shelf life. What shelf life may I expect for Burke meats?
Shelf life varies by product species, storage conditions and other variables. However, when kept frozen, most Burke meats have a shelf life of 6 months maximum.
Benefits. What are the benefits of fully cooked meat vs. raw meat?
Fully cooked meats require less time and training, provide greater consistency and avoid the food safety hazards of raw meat. For more information, visit Burke’s True Cost of Raw Calculator.
Portioning. How much sausage, beef, pepperoni, chicken or other fully cooked meat do I put on a pizza?
Download our free Pizza Toppings Portion Guide which gives you light, medium and heavy portions for 14 crust sizes.
Foodshows. Which foodshows is Burke attending this year?
Burke attends the International Pizza Expo™ in Las Vegas, NV, various IFT, and RCA shows throughout the year. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for our upcoming tradeshow attendance.
Franchise meetings. How does Burke support chain franchise meetings?
Contact your sales manager to discuss how Burke can best support your upcoming franchise meeting.
Confidentiality. Will my recipe and other information be kept confidential?
Yes. We know your information is important to you, and that is important to us. We maintain strict confidentiality regarding all recipes, orders, and other customer information. In fact most product development projects start with a confidentiality agreement.
Food Safety. What are Burke’s food safety qualifications?
As part of our rigorous food safety and audit program, Burke is proud of its SQF 2000 – Level 3 Certification. This comes from the Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI), a globally trusted, recognized and accepted food safety and quality program. SQF 2000 – Level 3 is the most stringent and highest level certification awarded by SQFI.
Support. How does Burke support distributors and DSRs?
Burke supports its Distributor Partners with quality product, sales support and expertise, customer service support, product information management, and end-user sales support.
GS1. Is Burke GS1 compliant?
Yes, Burke product information is available through GS1 partners.
Shipping. Does Burke offer direct shipment?
We can ship directly to your production facility or work with distributor partners in your area. Please contact us for more information.
Packaging. Is bulk packaging available?
Burke’s standard bulk packaging is 20, 30 or 40 lb boxes. We also offer bulk-pack combos (totes) and 25 or 30 lb bags in combos. Foodservice packaging is also available.
Child Nutrition. Are CN products available?
Yes, Burke offers Child Nutrition (CN) toppings, as well as having experience with commodity product processing. Please contact us for more information.
Specs and Nutritionals. Where can I find specs and nutritionals for my products?
Product specifications and nutritionals may be requested from customer service at email@example.com. Please include the product code number(s) in your inquiry.
Certificate of Insurance. Where can I get a copy of your Certificate of Insurance?
Please contact Customer Service at firstname.lastname@example.org for a copy of our Certificate of Insurance.
Complaints. Where do I submit a complaint or improvement opportunity?
Please contact your Sales Manager or call Customer Service at 800.654.1152.