Chef Ryan Zander

Food Fanatics® Chef, Bismarck

Ryan Zander is the Food fanatic Chef for the Dakota Area and started with USFoods in 2020. Ryan is a Le cordon Bleu graduate and has 25 years in the hospitality industry with experience in fine dining, event centers and higher education. Ryan lives in Bismarck, ND with his wife and 2 boys.

Ryan's Areas of Expertise

Social & Digital Media

Those individuals who have received this badge are well-versed in the complex and multi-faceted topic of digital and social media. They understand key marketing concepts like brand development and campaign strategy and can also help restaurant operators optimize their social presence for maximum impact with their target customer base.

US Foods Online

This badge is awarded to individuals who have demonstrated a high level of proficiency with all US Foods’ proprietary online tools including Menu Profit Pro™, US Foods Inventory, the US Foods Mobile App, Business Analytics Reporting, and the US Foods Ecommerce ordering platform.

Menu Engineering and Design

Recipients of this badge are well-versed and skilled in all core elements of Menu Engineering including Menu Psychology and Design, Marketing Your Menu, and Implementing Menu Changes within an Operation.