Freshlunches Honored During 50th Annual Small Business Awards

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Freshlunches CEO Alan Razzaghi accepts Small Business Person of the Year

Freshlunches Inc., a prominent provider of alternative school lunches, proudly accepted the Small Business Person of the Year Award from the United States Small Business Association and the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce. This annual award is bestowed upon a business owner who has been making a significant impact within the local business community in terms of company staying power, employee growth, increase in sales, improved profits, product offering innovation and diversity, effective response to adversity, and other positive contributions to the local area.

During the June 11th award luncheon, Gary Toebben, President & CEO of Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce and Victor Parker, the Director of SBA Los Angeles District presented Alan Razzaghi, CEO of Freshlunches, with an etched glass award plaque naming him “The Small Business Person of the Year”. Freshlunches’ growth within the last year, both in number of employees and clients served, displays the impressive impact Freshlunches is making in the Los Angeles area commerce. Freshlunches’ innovative business model and niche market position make the company an ideal candidate for this award.

“I am truly honored to receive such great acknowledgement from the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce and SBA on behalf of Freshlunches, for our efforts in brining healthy and delicious meals to schools in Los Angeles,” said Alan Razzaghi, Co-Founder & CEO of Freshlunches. “We look forward to continuing to expand our services and act as our clients’ trusted partner in this important and changing market segment, while making a positive impact on the Los Angeles business community.”

Uyen-Uyen Tong and Alan Razzaghi co-founded the company with the goal of bringing delicious, nutritious, and well-balanced meals to Los Angeles area students. The company launched its services in Fall of 2007, serving 35 meals per day at a small local school and has since continually grown to provide daily lunch service to schools and camps within city of Los Angeles.

In addition to bringing healthy meals to schools, Freshlunches has worked to fashion a business model that builds on strong partnerships with manufacturers, local farmers and small businesses in Los Angeles area, thus aligning people who believe in share mission to work in cooperation toward a common goal.

About Freshlunches, Inc.
Freshlunches is a provider of healthy and delicious meals to schools. High-quality foods are the heart of the Freshlunches business model. Meals are prepared on-site with wholesome, natural and/or organic and local ingredients. Freshlunches’ goal is to make lunch a special experience in every student’s day. For more information, please contact Freshlunches at (818) 885-1718, by email at info(at)freshlunches(dot)com, or visit the website at

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