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Raymond Hook Specialty LLC (“RHS”) is a company established to provide a unique range of business-building services to suppliers and manufacturers of specialty foods and beverages. Based in New York City (the center of fine food in North America), we support specialty food suppliers wanting to aggressively expand their presence in the North American market. RHS understands the specialty food business, as our team has been operating in this market since 1982. The RHS team combines a breadth of experiences, including those of a Michelin-starred chef, a fine food retailer and a specialty food importer and distributor. We provide a suite of service and support functions that form one seamless program that can accelerate both growth and profitability of your portfolio.

Fine Food Sales and Brokerage Management

RHS has built partnerships and relationships with over 25 of the top fine food distributors in North America and over 50 of the top fine food retail chains in the country. We have a nationwide reach and can manage your portfolio of products from the initial product launch to promotional programs and distributor relationships. We will work with your team to build quality distribution that generates profitable and sustainable growth. Our distributor network includes the leaders of the specialty category including: World’s Best Cheese (East and West), Tony’s Fine Foods, EuroUSA, Fortune Gourmet, Chef’s Warehouse, Epicure, Seacrest, Kehe, Nassau Candy, Gourmet Foods International and Baldor.

Demonstration Support

To expand your company’s marketplace presence, RHS provides a demonstration service unit that can manage and perform in-store product demonstrations. We will convey to customers your specific brand and image, and provide knowledgeable and experienced professionals to demo your product. Click here for more information.


RHS can also provide additional consulting services to your specialty food company. These services can range from business and organizational reviews to CEO-level decision making. We can help your business build its sales culture, expand its manufacturing or supply chain footprint or provide critical thinking support to your team.