Local Restaurant Supply Credits Top-rate Customer Service, Knowledgeable Employees, and a Focus on Supporting Local Businesses as a Recipe for Success in a Down Economy.

TULSA, OK March 13, 2013 -- Business partners Jay Gulick and David Hillin recently celebrated their 10 year anniversary as owners of foodservice supplier Curtis Restaurant Supply and Equipment Company.

The Tulsa-based establishment opened its doors in 1946 and has a longstanding reputation as a leader in the foodservice industry. Gulick and Hillin purchased the company in December 2002 and has experienced steady revenue over the past decade, resulting in a doubling of revenue over that period of time.

The company's client list includes ONEOK Field and other sports stadiums across the U.S., the Osage Nation Million Dollar Elm Casinos and the Creek Nation River Spirit Casino, the BOK Center/SMG, The University of Tulsa, Taco Bueno, Billy Sims BBQ, US Beef, and a multitude of independent restaurants, churches, private and public schools, and charitable organizations.

Their superior client relationships are credited to an outstanding support team and is the key reason Gulick and Hillin believe their business is thriving in a down economy. "We have a great group of people who are focused on being successful individually and as a company. Our people work together to service and satisfy our customers who become long term clients," says Gulick.

Headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with sales offices in Tulsa and Oklahoma City, the owners are passionate about supporting local businesses and keeping local dollars in Oklahoma. They purchase products from Oklahoma manufacturers and subcontract outside services from fellow Oklahoma companies. They also give back to many local charities and organizations, including John 3:16 Mission, Meals on Wheels and Union Education Foundation.

Curtis Restaurant Supply and Equipment Company features dozens of recognized food industry leading brands and stocks over 2,500 items in their 15,000 square foot Tulsa showroom. The showroom is open to the public so anyone can purchase items direct at competitive prices, including china, flatware, glassware, kitchen tools, pots and pans, baking supplies, knives, mixing bowls, and more.

Turn-key commercial kitchen construction solutions and renovation services are also available.

The synergy between the company, their products, and team members creates satisfied customers. According to Gulick and Hillin, the relatively small and well-connected food service industry – combined with their outstanding staff – leads to referrals and a growing client base.

The Curtis Restaurant Supply and Equipment Company showroom is located at 6577 East 40th Street, Tulsa, and is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday 9 a.m. to Noon.

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