About Us

Clark Culinary was founded to help smaller restaurant groups and independent operators access the knowledge and know-how of large multi-unit groups at an affordable rate. We have decades-long relationships with distributors and manufacturers willing to work with us to improve your bottom line.

James Clark
Founder and Principal

Prior to founding Clark Culinary, James was the Director of Culinary and Purchasing at Murphy Adams Restaurant Group, where he oversaw culinary innovation, product selection, and distribution for brands like Mama Fu’s and Austin’s Pizza. A veteran chef and restaurant operator, James has more than 25 years of experience in culinary creativity and menu development. He is a member of the Off Premises Industry Council, and a winner of the Nations' Restaurant News MenuMasters Trendsetter award.


Key Considerations for Building a Catering Menu

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Building a Great Catering Menu from your Dine-In Menu

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Key Components of Successful Menu Execution

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Low-Carb options featuring Zoodles

Live TV, Fox Austin, February 2019