Fresh Ideas Partners with UNA Purchasing for Corporate Hotel Rates

Our mission is to bring innovation to dining services. In an effort to increase efficiency and offer the best service and prices to our clients, we have partnered with UNA Purchasing Solutions to save on purchasing costs, which include discounted rates via their partnership with Hotel Engine. They’re available to all businesses with no minimum…

Read More


SBU’s sweetest heart, Miss Kay.

Sometimes it’s not just the academics, athletics or architecture that students love most about their college campus. Sometimes it’s not just the achievements or experiences that students take with them after graduation. For many, it’s the lifelong friendships they create and smile back on when reminiscing about the college years.   If you ask the…

Read More


How Matt Clervi’s past at Columbia College is benefiting future entrepreneurs.

Beyond being a committed and community-driven entrepreneur. Beyond developing one of the nation’s fastest growing food service companies.   Matt Clervi, Co-owner and Chief Executive Officer at Fresh Ideas, has set his sights on another goal, to train and develop the next generation of entrepreneurs.   A member of the Entrepreneurship Board at Columbia College,…

Read More


Congratulations to Nathan Todd on Being Named 20 Under 40

  Forgive us for bragging, but we’re about to.   That’s because our own Nathan Todd, Director of Dining Services at Fresh Ideas and Event Director at bleu Events, has been named to the Columbia Business Times 20 Under 40 Class of 2017.   Half catering master, half outdoorsman, Nathan started his career with bleu…

Read More