Osborn Foodservice’s greatest success story this year comes from our K-12 Division. It has seen exponential growth in both sales and number of K-12 Districts served. Our staff has increased from one to four employees. We currently service 62 School Districts in Alabama and Georgia which combined is approximately 550 cafeterias.
We are proud to be your K-12 Foodservice Partners
Covid-19 has presented many challenges with our company as well as school systems and the way children are fed. We have helped our K-12 clients provide nutritious meals in cafeterias, classrooms and homes. We also had an increased number of Summer Feeding customers this year. Osborn is honored to meet the challenge of feeding students during these difficult times.
Osborn Foodservice ships only the very best products that are constantly inspected for quality. We love being local to all our customers because we can ensure that everything is delivered fast and correctly every time. We pride ourselves in developing deep connections with all of our customers. Our sales team’s main goal is to always deliver what you, our customers need most.
Working Osborn Foodservice means your school district will always receive:
- The support of a dedicated school team ready to problem solve
- Nutrition plans that are shown to be within your established budget
- Deep community involvement
- Service for any school meal plan
- Allergy and other dietary restriction accommodations
Meet Our Wonderful Staff
Our school staff is passionate about the health and wellness of every student. They get excited when they fine new options to present to school nutrition departments because getting you healthy meals that are delicious and kid-friendly is why they get to work in the morning.
K-12 / Bid Coordinator
Andrew joined Osborn in July of 2019 after 15 years in Child Nutrition. He enjoyed working as K-12 Nutrition Specialist and as K-12 Child Nutrition Director for three Districts in Alabama, and one year as Nutrition / Health Coordinator for Head Start throughout North Alabama. He earned a Masters in Nutrition and Foods from Southern Miss with postgraduate studies in Nutrition and Heath at King’s College, London UK. He has a great appreciation for history, good books, live music, great coffee, fine bourbon & scotch, two-lane back roads, and quiet places in the great outdoors.
K-12 Marketing Coordinator
Gail joined Osborn in October of 2020. She has a strong background in Marketing having served in various Sales and Marketing roles for the last 25 years. Gail holds a degree in Marketing from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Gail and her husband, Brian, and daughter, Kalie, reside in Gadsden. She is the proud fur mama to her Dachshund, Lily. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, decorating, reading, music and baking.
K-12 Account Manager
Penny has enjoyed a distinguished career in the foodservice industry as Manufacturers Representative for the past 23 years, most recently as K-12 Product Specialist with Acosta Foodservice throughout Alabama. Her experience with, and enthusiasm for Child Nutrition is contagious and has allowed her to work with Directors and Managers to enhance the menu offerings in their cafeterias. Penny and her family live on Lake Logan Martin and enjoy outdoor sports and the lake. Penny is responsible for Online Order Confirmations, Special Projects, MFG item cost and District price
K-12 Account Manager
Gina joined the Osborn team in May, 2021. She obtained her B.S. Degree in Nutrition/Dietetics from Jacksonville State University and worked for 17 years in the Environmental Division of the Alabama Department of Health where she served as a health inspector and supervisor over the food program. She and her husband Mitch have 5 children between them and reside in the Gadsden area. She enjoys spending time with her family, football games, watching the kids’ sports, and travelling. Gina is responsible for Outs/Substitutions, Credits, and Monthly Statements for the K-12 program.