Apex Restaurant & Market Solutions Celebrates First Anniversary

Missouri-based company grows by 14% since its merger, expands into Colorado and Iowa markets

Greg Porembski
Pictured from left to right are Jim Schweppe, Brian Porembski and Greg Porembski.

(St. Louis, Mo., May 30, 2024) – Apex Restaurant & Market Solutions recently celebrated its one-year anniversary, marking the merger of St. Louis-based Elite Cuisine and Kansas City’s Superior Vend-All. During the past 16 months, Apex has grown by a combined 14% across all its business operations.

Apex Restaurant & Market Solutions is the largest independently owned corporate food service company based in Missouri with headquarters in St. Louis and Kansas City, Mo. The organization expanded its reach by opening offices in Columbia, Mo., Des Moines, Iowa and Denver, Colo.

Apex is also the largest independently owned commissary in the Midwest. The more than 200-person company has added 17 employees to its growing team, as well as opened 16 new micro markets in the past year.

Founding partners Jim Schweppe and brothers Brian and Greg Porembski continue to own and operate the company with Schweppe serving as CFO, Brian as CEO, and Greg as COO. Apex retained the name Elite Cuisine for its corporate dining and catering services.

“This has been an outstanding year filled with incredible growth, exciting opportunities, and a renewed commitment to serving our customers across the country,” said Apex Restaurant & Market Solutions CFO and Founding Partner Jim Schweppe. “We have broadened our footprint into new regions and strengthened our foundation, and we look forward to even greater success in the years to come.”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *