CHELSEA, Mass.--()--Today, Kettle Cuisine announced the recent hire of Ryan “Bucky” Baenen to West Coast Foodservice Regional Manager. Kettle Cuisine, which has been a staple in the kitchens of the most discerning chefs in the Northeast for over 25 years, is expanding the availability of their soups, chilis, chowders and stews to the West Coast, and Baenen, an industry veteran, will lead the charge.
“We couldn’t be happier to have Ryan (Baenen) join our team”
Baenen comes to Kettle Cuisine with nearly 20 years of experience in the foodservice and retail industries on the West Coast. “We couldn’t be happier to have Ryan (Baenen) join our team,” said Levon Kurkjian, Kettle Cuisine’s Vice President of Marketing. “We believe there is a strong alignment between our real food and artisan cooking philosophy and the demands of West Coast operators, and Ryan is the perfect person to introduce our brand and our unique points of difference to these new customers.”
"I'm excited to join Kettle Cuisine's energetic and passionate team as we expand to the West Coast,” said Baenen. “The company’s genuine commitment to using only top quality, all natural ingredients and their small batch cooking is unlike anything I have seen. I am so charged up to start spreading the word because there is such a need out here for products like ours and there is nothing else like us on the West Coast.”
Baenen has always considered himself a “foodie” and his favorite Kettle Cuisine soup is Hungarian Mushroom Soup.
ABOUT KETTLE CUISINE: Based in Chelsea, Mass., Kettle Cuisine is at the forefront of a growing demand for exceptional tasting real food that satisfies everyday wellness lifestyles. For over 25 years, Kettle Cuisine has handcrafted soups, chilis, chowders and stews by using the finest quality, all natural ingredients and classical small batch, artisan cooking techniques. Kettle Cuisine consistently delivers top-quality soups with no artificial ingredients to restaurateurs, foodservice operators and retailers. Visit www.kettlecuisine.com for additional information.