Relish Works is the innovation hub of Gordon Food Service, one of the largest wholesale food distribution companies in the USA. Relish Works was established in 2017 to keep the eyes of the enterprise open wide, customers at the center of decision-making, and to bring new value to the foodservice industry. The Food Foundry is a Chicago-based accelerator program by Relish Works built in partnership with Gordon Food Service and 1871. Mandy Tahvonen is the Executive Director. She has a BAA in Organizational Communication from Central Michigan University.