Metropolitan Meat, Seafood and Poultry

Metropolitan Meat, Seafood & Poultry is proud to announce it has renewed its supplier status with the Avendra partnership/vendor program. All Avendra customers continue to have access to the group purchasing benefit of the wide variety of fresh and frozen seafood & poultry products offered by Metropolitan. In addition with this renewal, Metropolitan has been approved for fresh and frozen meats, following all Avendra’s Cut Steak Program and Fresh Cut Fish Program requirements.

Details of the agreement include updated weekly cost-plus pricing that includes FOB destination freight (provided $500 minimum order), e-commerce support for iBE and Birchstreet platforms, and P-card and V-card support without fee.

Metropolitan Meat, Seafood and Poultry is the Mid-Atlantic’s foremost center-of-the-plate and specialty food distributor. Located in Landover, Maryland, Metropolitan has been supplying the most celebrated hotels, restaurants, caterers, country clubs, and specialty retailers since 1944.

Metropolitan operates a rigorous food safety and quality control system. In addition to being USDA inspected and HACCP certified, Metropolitan also maintains the gold-standard of quality assurance programs as a SQF3 certified facility, assuring its customers receive the safest, highest quality products. The Metropolitan fleet of over 50 company-owned and maintained, custom-built refrigerated trucks help to support that commitment; reinforced by the reception of the Avendra Certificate of Delivery Excellence for outstanding performance and excellent service on the 2018 Meet the Truck Audits.

In addition to specializing in center-of-the-plate products, Metropolitan features a wide variety of specialty and imported items. From hand-cut all-natural and organic meat, seafood and poultry to American artisan cheeses, pastas, and hand-made hors d’oeuvres, Metropolitan has the products to satisfy every demand.

The staff of courteous sales associates are ready to answer your questions and help with your order Monday through Friday from 6:00 am until 5:00 pm. During Metropolitan’s regular business hours, you will never be sent to voice mail and after-hours you can email, fax, or leave a voice-mail message up to 10:00 pm for next day delivery.

Metropolitan is committed to providing the foodservice industry with extraordinary products combined with unrivaled customer service and looks forward to growing its partnership with Avendra and its member partners.