FAME Culinary Group Overview

At FAME Culinary Group, we provide our partners with cost-effective food and dining management solutions that consistently deliver superior service, culinary excellence, and strategic value. Our team members work closely with your organization to understand the challenges you face and design a program that supports healthier lifestyles, creates a deeper sense of community, and enhances the dining experience.

Operating since 1991, FAME became part of the Unidine family in July 2014 as a wholly-owned subsidiary, giving FAME clients access to Unidine’s complete network of operational, nutritional and culinary experts, as well as state-of-the-art cloud-based technology platforms. With experienced management teams and agile business processes developed through years of industry experience, you’ll soon discover the difference our approach to food and dining services can make for your organization.

FAME Culinary Group specializes in crafting customized dining programs that integrate culinary artistry, service excellence, and management expertise with partners in the following industries:



FAME Culinary Group has been serving government institutions with fresh, delicious meals and service excellence for over 20 years. We source ingredients locally, while cooking all of our meals from scratch to provide a dining experience that exceeds expectations and meets financial commitments.



Providing fresh, scratch-cooked meals for your students is only part of what we do.  FAME Culinary Group creates customized food and dining management services for private schools and community colleges with a focus on student satisfaction, quality of life, and creating healthier futures.

The Unidine Way

The Unidine Way

What makes Unidine so unique is our fundamental approach to food and dining management services, or what we call The Unidine Way. Comprised of our vision, mission and values, The Unidine Way defines who we are and guides the actions of our Team Members. We are driven by the challenges of our dining partners and continue to develop our business to exceed their needs. Authenticity and creativity is at our core. It’s a powerful part of our culture that strengthens our team and benefits our partnerships each and every day. 


Fresh Food

Our culinary standard is simple. As the first company to commit to fresh ingredients and scratch cooking, we know truly fresh food. We use ingredients that are locally sourced whenever possible, building customized menus around what’s in season, not what’s preserved.

This means your employees and guests won’t have to compromise when it comes to what they eat. Whether they are looking for a quick bite between meetings, catching up with colleagues during lunch, or enjoying the catering during a board meeting, we have designed our business to cater to their needs, delivering authentic dishes with flavors and aromas that create excitement with every meal.

Learn more about our commitment to fresh ingredients and scratch cooking.

FAME Fresh Food

Service Excellence

At the core of our business is the belief that the way we serve each dish is just as important as the meal itself.  We will never sacrifice quality, as delivering unrivaled guest delight is our highest priority. We go the extra mile to learn what matters most to the members of your organization; to respond, engage, and even surprise them. This is how we stay responsive to your needs and define what it means to exceed expectations.

From our line cooks to our CEO, we are all committed to living up to the promises we make. We ensure easy access to every member of our team to give you, as our partners, the comfort and peace of mind of knowing we all stand behind the future of your business.

Read more about how we will deliver service excellence at your organization.

FAME Service Excellence

Custom Dining Programs

By concentrating our business on crafting exceptional culinary experiences, we deliver customized solutions that extend beyond the dining room.

We take a holistic view of your dining program to create a customized experience that reflects your unique tastes, needs, interests. This approach guides our menus, which are written seasonally to excite your guests with fresh, regional flavors and ingredients.  Every component of your dining program, from the design of your dining halls, to individual chefs, is selected to complement the character of your community and support your business objectives.

Learn more about how we design our dining programs around you.

FAME Custom Dining

Health & Wellness

Our nutritional expertise is one of our unique strengths. We go beyond fresh food by offering our clients a holistic culinary network that supports wellness strategies for a more proactive and healthy community.

As a critical component of our strategic approach to dining management, we put our full support behind improving the relationship between dining management and your community to help you realize both the short and long-term value of a implementing a fresh food dining program with Unidine.

Learn more about how we can improve your wellness initiatives.

FAME Health and Wellness


We have built sustainable practices into our business not because we have to, but because it is an essential part of our culinary standards.

Our approach to sustainability begins with the desire to serve only the freshest, best-tasting ingredients. Our Fresh Food Pledge and Guest Commitment guide our environmentally responsible practices and relationships with local growers and suppliers to support your goals for sustainability. Not only do these efforts result in better tasting meals, but they help to dramatically reduce our carbon footprint, minimize waste, and reduce costs.

To learn more about our commitment to sustainability, please read our Fresh Food Pledge.

Sustainability FAME

Community Outreach

We believe that fresh food provides a fundamental link between human interaction, wellness, and social responsibility. With a wealth of nutrition resources and culinary expertise at our disposal, we look to share our passion for food to benefit, educate, and excite those in your community. We join you in developing programs that improve community health demonstrating the value of making healthy food choices, good nutrition, and developing their cooking skills.

FAME Community Outreach

FAME - Strategic Value

Dining Supports Strategic Objectives

Our partnerships might start with fresh food, but they extend far beyond the kitchen.

We work closely with you to design a program that addresses the specific economic, social, and environmental challenges you face, resulting in a level of client intimacy that other companies just can’t match. With experienced management teams and agile business processes developed through years of industry experience, you’ll soon discover the difference our approach to dining services can make in your community.

Your company improved the quality of our food and lowered costs at the same time.

Operations Manager, Washington DC Area Facility  Client of FAME Culinary Group

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