Many chefs still visit the market to find deals, particularly on specialty produce, said Jimmy Storey, president and owner of Quaker City Produce Co.
Storey said George Perrier, chef and owner of Philadelphia’s Le Bec Fin restaurant, frequently visits the market.
Storey said foodservice jobbers are mixed on the state of their sales.
“Some say business is up while some say it’s down,” Storey said in early August. “They had a good spring. The summer now is very slow.”