Utopia is a family oriented company, which collaborates with its clients to satisfy the tastes of the guests. Collectively the staff has over 30 years of experience in the food service industry. At Utopia, we pledge to serve quality food, made fresh every day. Utopia offers a wide variety of cuisine.
Utopia is a multifaceted, efficient labor solution to dining and retailing needs. Whether an efficient “Food Ready-to-Go” program or an onsite dining service setting, Utopia provides a variety of unique and cost effective solutions. With several attractive formats and a standard of quality that is still budget-conscious, it is truly the ultimate business solution. If your customers want it, they can find it at Utopia Culinary Management.
Our Dining Service caters to the needs of our guests and customers first, with our ability to adapt our operation and menus to their environment and customer base. As a customer, you can expect fresh, fun, nutritional food with enticing options every day prepared with the finest ingredients. At Utopia Culinary Management, we provide the following professional services: • Cafeteria Management • Food Service Management • Catering • Event Planning • Dining Solutions • Campus Dining • Summer Camp Dining • Corporate Dining • Grab and Go Meals • Box Lunches • Nutritional Solutions • Menu Development
Rosa Dorsey born and raised in Montgomery, Alabama. Living In the same neighborhood as civil rights icon Rosa Parks, Rosa began preparing meals out of her home to help bring people together and ease racial tensions .
Rosa began teaching her seven children family recipes and passion of cooking. After moving her family to New York, Rosa continued cooking and serving meals through out her community.
By the 90's Rosa was offering a variety of different services such as Child care to low income families, Holiday catering and baked goods though out the years. Rosa's cooking was becoming so popular local educators and professionals were begging to have a taste. She began delivering pies to teachers and administrators at schools which her children and Grandchildren attended.
Grandson Dante Batten helps open and operate first time franchises in New York City. He helped open the first IHOP in Manhattan and instrumental developing other franchise brands in the City which include Smashburger and City Chow Cafe. In addition Dante operated various food service contracts.
In 2016 Dante Batten (CEO) and Rosa's Eldest Daughter Shirley Batten(VP) partnered to form Utopia Culinary Management LLC to manage and operate a diverse food service and nutrition operation. Immediately after forming the company, with help from family launched our legendary restaurant Rosa's Southern BBQ in downtown Scranton, Pennsylvania. The restaurant was a instant hit. The restaurant began catering in neighboring states due to high demand.
After operating several school lunch food service contracts in Pennsylvania. Utopia expands to New York with its first commercial contract in New York with Reality House Inc. a Veterans Home and Behavioral Health facility. Utopia introduces new logo and vows to continue expansion of service excellence through food service accounts and restaurants abroad.
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