Restaurant Accreditations & Affiliations
Hygienically Clean Food Service certification recognizes textile services operations supplying the restaurant industry and other food service establishments. Certified laundries commit to cleanliness through third-party, quantified biological testing and inspection. Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply has been certified by TRSA.
The National Restaurant Association (NRA) the largest foodservice trade association in the world, supporting nearly 500,000 restaurant businesses. Its mission is to help members, the cornerstone of their communities, build customer loyalty, rewarding careers, and financial success.
The Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) is the regional trade association representing restaurants and the foodservice industry in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area. Its mission is to promote and sustain the growth and development of the industry. RAMW strives to serve its members by providing them the training, education, and support they need to grow a successful business.
Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association represents more than 7,500 foodservice and lodging establishments. Its mission is to promote, protect and improve the hospitality industry in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Buy Local Coalition is a group of locally-owned and operated businesses dedicated to educating the public about the benefits of using local vendors and encouraging other businesses and individuals to do the same.
DEMPSEY HAS BEEN FEATURED IN THESE FINE PUBLICATIONS
In June 2014, The Washington Post Online featured an article asking, “Why are so many restaurants giving me napkins that don’t work?” The article explains the difference between spun polyester and basic/filament polyester. It also highlights why using a professional linen provider, like Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply, can help maintain good-quality napkins and ensure they are cleaned and sanitized.
In October 2015, The Washingtonian featured an article about the popularity of the high-quality bistro napkin. Restauranteurs explained the significance of a napkin in their finely-crafted atmosphere. Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply, a premier linen supplier in the DC market, shared the versatility of the bistro napkin and its appeal to their broad customer base.
On November 19, 2014, the RAMW On The Line News website featured an article on the partnership between Daniel Boulud’s new DC restaurant, DBGB Kitchen and Bar, and Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply. Boulud says that Dempsey’s services will contribute to his goal and reflect his belief that a restaurant should be a multi-sensory dining experience.
In May 19, 2014, Food Service Monthly Online featured Dempsey sponsoring a Farm-to-Table Event in celebration of Earth Week, kicking off Dempsey’s campaign to champion awareness for sustainable business practices within the restaurant industry. Special guest speakers included EatWell Natural Farm Manger, Erica Porch, and Pipe Dream Fromage Cheese maker, Brad Parker, each of whom shared their passion for farm-to-table cuisine and interest in sustainable agriculture.
The February/March 2014 issue of Restaurant Facility Business Magazine featured Dempsey as a “green” supplier to the restaurant in its cover story. A leader in sustainable restaurant operations, EatWell DC chose Dempsey’s linen service to help green its supply chain.
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In May 2013, Restaurant Facility Business Magazine featured Dempsey’s Clean Green Certification. Dempsey is the first U.S. laundry to receive Clean Green Certification by the Textile Rental Services Association (TRSA).