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Food Factory

Food Factory combines a shared kitchen and retail store serving as an incubator for local food vendors and a magnet for selective customers.

  • Stage Concept Only
  • Industry Food and Beverage
  • Location Delray Beach, FL, USA
  • Currency USD

Company Summary

The Food Factory will enhance the rich role of food in Delray Beach. It will provide both a market for artisanal, hand crafted food products. Food producers and local farmers will be provided both the production facilities and an architecturally rich environment to vend their wares. Customers will consist of chefs and retail buyers seeking high quality, locally sourced, lovingly prepared food products, creating jobs and generating profits.


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    James R. Chard

    Entrepreneur experienced in financial services and software development both for legacy companies and startups.Served executive level positions in American Express, Citibank, and Morgan Stanley and C-Level positions in several startups. Completed 2 graduate degrees at Harvard, including an MBA

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    David L. Spitzer
    VP of Operations

    Experienced manager in the Hospitality Industry as owner and director of sales. Most recently, he has been the owner-operator of a successful, boutique wine and liquor store in Delray Beach, FL. Notable employers include Hilton Hotels and Ditka Restaurants. Highly skilled in guest and customer relations and is a proponent of sustainable practices, particularly in the local environment. Completed a BS in Business at Indiana University

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    Lorrie L Mackain
    VP of Marketing

    Executive responsible for direct, digital and database marketing at InfoGroup. Founded own marketing firm, Clark-Mackain with clients including National Geographic and AARP. Sold firm to Axiom Direct Media. Particularly adept at marketing wine and food products. Graduated from Fashion Institute of Technology in Advertising and New York University in journalism.