This article showcases our top picks for the best Kentucky based Hospitality companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Hospitality industry, but are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Kentucky Hospitality Companies
Truman’s is a household company that offers non-toxic products that reduce shipping and plastic waste while effectively cleaning clothes. The company’s non-toxic solution for clean pants, plates, and potties.
Their four non-toxic surface care products for floors, kitchens, bathrooms, and glass. It aims to reduce single-use plastic bottles and truckloads in the cleaning industry by shipping concentrate-filled cartridges that mixed with water in reusable bottles at the point of use.
Truman’s was founded in 2019 and is based in Louisville, Kentucky, United States.. .
Yum! Brands isn’t your average Fortune 250 company. We like to do things a little differently.
From our world-famous culture of fun and recognition to our focus on your career potential, Yum! puts a unique stamp on day-to-day business. As the world’s largest restaurant company, Yum! Brands, Inc.
has over 39,000 restaurants in more than 130 countries and territories and more than 1 million associates worldwide. The Company’s brands – KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell– are the global leaders of the chicken, pizza and Mexican-style food categories.
What makes Yum! a great place to work? It’s our people. That’s why we invest in people capability so they can make the most of their career.
With a diverse workforce and ongoing opportunities for personal and professional success, we’ve built a culture that rewards and recognizes great effort while providing the work/life balance that is so important to all of us. Around the globe, we bring people together to have fun and to celebrate special occasions.
Our restaurant support centers are no different! Our passion for hospitality and making people feel welcomed knows no bounds. We say “hi!” in the hallway, we tell people how much we appreciate their contributions and we celebrate each other’s achievements.
Hollison Technologies specializes in providing breakthrough solutions for ensuring and maintaining food safety and security. Hollison provides unique products and services for food protection and the detection of contaminants in the food supply chain including, but not limited to, farms, bulk storage facilities, commodity transportation, food processing, food distribution, and point of consumption.
The company offers capabilities for the protection of the entire food supply chain with the detection and identification of chemical, biological, and radiological contamination in food commodities, processed food, and beverages.. .
Branded Digital Ordering SaaS Platform, focused on Point-of-Sale Integration for the Restaurant and Hospitality Industry
21c Museum Hotel & Proof on Main
21c Museum Hotel & Proof on Main is a hospitality company that offers banquet services.
Snappy Tomato Pizza Co.
Snappy Tomato Pizza Co. is a restaurant offering pizzas, hoagies, and salads.
Greer Companies is a commercial real estate development and hospitality company headquartered in Lexington, KY, employing over 6,000 people in eight states. The company is a franchisee of hospitality chains including Marriott and Hilton hotels, and was formerly the franchisee of Cheddar’s Casual Café.
Greer Companies also owns and operates independent restaurant concepts and is a partner in the national escape room industry leader: Breakout Games.. .
Harrell Hospitality Group Inc
Harrell Hospitality Group Inc is hotel management, development, asset management & consulting.
Creative Lodging Solutions
Creative Lodging Solutions operates as a lodging provider to businesses with long-term stay travel needs.
Global Food Service
Global Food Service offers supply chain management services for restaurant & hospitality chain companies.
Carmel Manor provides quality care and a supportive hand for seniors and their families.
Sweet Surrender Dessert & Cocktail Lounge
Sweet Surrender Dessert & Cocktail Lounge is a start up gourmet dessert and cocktail restaurant located in Greenville, South Carolina. We will offer decadent desserts, fine wine, specialty beers, and cocktails in a visually pleasing and comfortable atmosphere.
Unlike other restaurants, desserts will not be an afterthought, it will be our main focus. We will deliver on incredible desserts and exceptional service, in an upscale French rustic setting.
The atmosphere will be one of a kind in Greenville. Our mission at Sweet Surrender is to bring to Greenville, not just a restaurant, but an experience.
We pride ourselves on offering exceptional customer service, innovative desserts, and artisan cocktails allowing our customers to surrender to their senses.. .
Based in Lexington, KY, uHAPS (http://www.uhaps.com) specializes exclusively on marketing to and interacting with the “elusive” 18-34 demographic across the United States. We combine “hand to hand” combat, branded promotional events and local interactive strategies to combat the resistance by this generation to traditional marketing channels (thanks to iPODs, DVR, Tivo & a general lack of print readership).
After testing our program for over 2 years in Lexington, KY, we have now deployed teams and web sites to over 40 markets across the country. uHAPS limits itself to only 5 total partners per market and provides industry-exclusivity to each partner within each market.
Currently, our clients/partners include Anheuser-Busch InBev, Cricket Wireless, Fifth Third Bank and others.. .
The Brown Hotel
The Brown Hotel is a hospitality company specializing in weddings and meetings services.
Aspen Community Living
Aspen Community Living provides support and services for individuals diagnosed with developmental disabilities.
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