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July 21, 2020

[RIVERSIDE, CALIFORNIA, July 21, 2020] — Provider Contract Food Service is proud to have been chosen to serve the students, faculty, staff, and visitors at The Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, starting Fall semester 2020.

“We are honored to join Southwestern Seminary,” said Rodney Couch, Founder, and CEO of Provider Contract Food Service. “And we are humbled for the opportunity to share our gift of hospitality with the next generation of Christian leaders being educated at Southwestern Seminary to fulfill the Great Commission.”

Provider, known for its chef-driven culinary programs, will be introducing its Small Plates’ concept to the SWBTS Food Hall in an All-You-Care-To-Eat format. Modeled after Spanish Tapas, Provider’s signature presentation of restaurant quality, small plates encourage guests to explore and experience a variety of foods, but in smaller, healthier portions. A variety of meal plan options will be available for students, residents, commuters, as well as faculty and staff.

“After a careful evaluation of impressive options to offer the best in food service for our campus, we found Provider to be the best of the best,” said Southwestern Seminary Provost Randy L. Stinson. “We are thrilled to begin this new collaboration that will well serve our institution – and especially our students.”

Provider also has plans to expand food offerings including hot food options to the Student Lounge/Coffee House. They will also be overseeing the planning for a brand-new food venue in the seminary’s Recreation and Aerobics Center.

Decorated with awards, Provider’s Culinary team are masters at creating superior dining events and proudly holds the honor the #1 Ranked ‘Best College Food’ for Private Universities in California for the past 4 years by Additionally, Provider is ranked #6 nationally, with over 100 schools included in the votes!

As the exclusive campus caterer, Provider will also be bringing their event management expertise to both the campus and the Riley Center, the seminary’s hotel and event facility. Provider has earned high remarks in the industry having catered events for presidential candidates, state senators, and other high profile clients.

About Provider Contract Food Service

Provider Contract Food Service is an on-site foodservice company specializing in dining programs in the educational and corporate sectors. Headquartered in Southern California for over 30 years. Preferred Hospitality, Inc. is the management company for Market Broiler, MB Grille, Bluewater Grill, and Provider Contract Food Service.


Cassandra Van Broekhuizen, Director of Brand Marketing

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