China Moon's Barbara Tropp in San Francisco, Galileo's Roberto Donna and Restaurant Nora's Nora Poullion in Washington, D.C., The Greenbrier Resorts Peter Timmons and world-renown chef Jean-Louis Palladin are a few of the award-winning chefs who have appreciated the superior quality of products offered by this small, yet distinguished spice manufacturer and wholesaler.
High profile TV chefs and cookbook authors including Martha Stewart, Graham Kerr, Julie Sahni, Steven Raichlen and Michael Chiarello have come to Vanns to develop top flight seasoning recipes for a wide variety of mustards, barbecue rubs, condiments, salad dressings, marinades and sauces. Our client list also includes Kraft, Phillips Restaurants, Toto's Salsa, New England Mustard Company and a number of up-scale restaurants. Arizona 206 restaurant's chili using Vanns seasoning recipe was named the Best in the Big Apple by the New York Times.
Imran Kasbati of I Dream of Falafel, located in Chicago says, "Working with Vanns Spices was the best thing we did. Meg at Vanns was very helpful and patient with us. Their spices are so much more fresh -- it took our food to a new level. I recommend them to change their name to I Dream of the Perfect Spice."
Leading specialty food retailers in major gourmet markets such as Washington, D.C., New York and San Francisco, have called on Vanns to develop their private label spice lines.