Have you ever been to a Gordon Food Service? I hadn’t, until today.
GFS is a store that provides bulk foods and catering goods to restaurants, caterers, organizations and individuals. There’s no membership fee.
I bought butter ($1.79 for four sticks), 2 lbs. of raisins ($3.99), 5 lbs. of shredded mozzerella ($10.99) and 5 lbs. shredded Mexican cheese (cheddar and Monterey jack blend, $12.99).
In some parts of the country (like if you have a Kroger, for example) you can get cheese for a really cheap price on sale. Isn’t it like $1/bag for 16 oz.? Or is it 8 oz.?
But here, I’ve never seen stores mark down cheese like that.
The GFS price on cheese is roughly what it is at Sam’s Club — but without the membership fee of course.
GFS had a large selection of spices, giant jars of condiments, and an obscenely large jar of pickles. Big bags of rice and flour, and miscellaneous prepackaged goods, and disposable catering trays, and that sort of thing. Oh, and they have 1 lb. packages of yeast for something like $4.
I didn’t see anything marked “organic” (but it doesn’t mean they don’t have any, I guess). Oh, and I didn’t see whole wheat berries. When I asked the cashier, she was like “Oh, you wanna be really healthy!” Hah.
Still looking for a local source for those.
If you have a GFS near you, it might be worth a stop in.
What deals have you seen at GFS?