Experience the Perkins Difference

Our History

Founded in 2005 Perkins Management Services Company and its subsidiaries and affiliates specialize in Contract Food Services; Custodial, Facilities, and Grounds Maintenance; and Retail Fast Food Industry Dining Services. Our current and past clients range from The United States Department of Defense, Colleges and Universities, and Business and Industry Clients. Our firm operates dynamically complex feeding environments on the East Coast and in the Mid-Western United States with operational infrastructures in 13 States. Today, Perkins Management Services employs more than 500 team members across multiple lines of business.

The strength of any management services company is the scope and breadth of its management team. Our Senior Leadership possess over 100 combined years of relevant industry experience garnered from the management and administration of facilities for the US Department of the Defense, Colleges and Universities, and Business and Industry Clients. We recruit, hire, and train the best talent. Great people deliver great service! At Perkins Management, the scope and breadth of our services extends far “Beyond the Palate” ™. This is our governing maxim. The quality of the core of our business is displayed daily through skillful meal preparation and eye-appealing culinary displays, superior aseptic practices in custodial operations, and the highest-level sanitation, quality control, and excellent customer service.

Our underlying objective is to provide our customers with measurable results through the delivery of operational efficiencies that translate into cost savings and customer satisfaction. Our reach extends beyond the routine of food service management by becoming a partner with a shared mission and vision. Talented management, efficient operating systems, and innovative menu offerings are the ingredients that deliver the consistency, cost effectiveness, and the sustained quality our customers deserve.

Perkins Management Services Company is a 100% minority owned firm solely owned and controlled by Chairman, President, and CEO Nicholas M. Perkins.

Our Mission

To deliver consistent, cost effective, and sustained quality food and facilities management services, fully aligning ourselves with our clients mission to create a complete partnership.

Our Vision

To become the standard by which all other contract food and facilities management companies are judged.

Our Brand

The gold crown in the Perkins logo symbolizes high quality. It is positioned above the lettering to demonstrate the high quality Perkins strives to provide everyday for every client. The word “Perkins” is positioned in the center of the logo representing Nicholas M. Perkins, the founder, whose vision gave birth to the brand. It also represents the embedded principles of the company.

The crown’s 5 points as represented in the logo symbolize
Perkins’ 5 Star Standards of Excellence which are:

The letters “R, K, I” are connected as one and each letter represents:
– R –
Respect, honor, and value each relationship entered into without wavering.
– K –
Know with absolute certainty and depth the expectations of these we serve and meet them
– I –
In all things deal forthright, honest, and justly with those who chose to engage us.

Our Values

The Perkins

The Perkins Difference defined in one word….. “Excellence”.

“The Perkins Difference defined in one word….. “Excellence”. On a daily basis we strive to consistently provide excellent customer service by employing excellent people, serve excellent food by procuring high quality food products prepared by industry trained culinarians, and building, nurturing, and sustaining excellent relationships by aligning ourselves with our clients mission and delivering on our promises”.

Advance: Extending our Influence Beyond the Palate

Sustain: Socially Responsible Corporate Citizenship

Innovate:  Leveraging Technology To Deliver Excellence at Your Finger Tips

Impact: Fueling the Growth of Small, Women, and Minority Owned Businesses through Supplier Diversity

Perform: Building and Sustaining the High Performance Athlete through Nutrition

Brand:  Maximizing the Power of Consumer Influence

Our team

The scope and breadth of any management company is the experience provided by its leadership team.  Our management team possesses over 100 years of combined experience.

Tonya Ford

Tonya Ford

Vice President of Human Resources

Antwan Clinton

Antwan Clinton

Chief Operating Officer

Fred Lane

Fred Lane

Chief Administrative Officer

Willie Thompson, Jr.

Willie Thompson, Jr.

Chief Strategy Officer

FLora Breeden

FLora Breeden

National Catering Director

Shamar Farley

Shamar Farley

Director of Student Engagement

Cristina Elliott-Cole

Cristina Elliott-Cole

Payroll Manager

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