Thought For Food

More than a clever play on words, it’s the thinking we’ve been doing for over 40 years

WHO WE ARE

We are an independent advertising agency with a huge appetite for all things food. This has been our focus since we opened our doors in 1976. And we’ve supported this dynamic industry ever since. Food is what we know and do best. And whether we’re connecting consumers to products or operators to manufacturers, the food industry will always be our delicious passion and expertise.

WHAT WE STAND FOR

We are committed to being good humans. Not perfect. But always striving to do the right thing. We make it a priority to never stop learning, growing or trying to make ourselves better. And we won’t ever shy away from making tough decisions or reflecting on the choices we’ve already made. Instead, we will do our best to be accountable, transparent and take action to better serve our clients, each other and the world around us.

Nice People Rule

Our smiles are genuine. Our smarts are earned.
Our egos never had a chance.
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    Carlos Massaquoi Digital Project Manager
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    Diana Kriesel Studio Artist
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    Jake Kluskowski Senior Writer
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    Wallace Alexander Studio Artist

Work and Play
Are Good Buds

We make sure fun is a big part
of everything we do.

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Matt with Pepperoni Eyes
Erin and Stacy smiling on couch below sign that says