RTOA Member since 2002
Burke Corporation is a leading manufacturer of fully cooked meats, supplying the highest quality products for the foodservice and prepared food industries.
Throughout more than 40 years in the topping business, Burke has spent decades honing their skills to create the best meat toppings and give the customer exactly what they need, consistently.
Round Table Currently features 3 different Pepperoni items including the Regular, Primo and Mini varieties. We also supply the Salami, Linguica and Round Table Sausage.
We pride ourselves on providing Round Table high quality products their customers expect. We utilize fresh trim for the highest quality performing Round Table private label products.
John has worked in the restaurant industry for 44 years. He has a wide range of experience managing restaurants, foodservice brokerage and a variety of manufacturing opportunities.
History with RTP:
John has been working for Burke for the last 18 months during Covid. Unfortunately travel has been restricted and this will be my first time working directly with RTOA. He is excited to start this journey.
Number of Conventions attended:
Best thing about the RTOA:
What is the best about the RTOA? I appreciate the long term relationship Burke has enjoyed with the RTOA members. I also appreciate the clear communication and transparency we have faced during the last 2 years. I believe in focusing energy on solutions. We are all in this together.
Why join the RTOA?
The RTOA helps give a voice for all the franchisees. I believe in entrepreneurship and the ability to build your dreams and future and appreciate the opportunity to build relationships directly with your franchisees and owners.
He is recently married with 4 children in a blended family. His wife works for Boeing. His son Conner is a graduate of University of Washington and my daughter Megan is starting Nursing school. John’s step-son, Jarred, works for Boeing and his step-daughter Lexi is recently engaged. They are expecting their first Grandchild on October 15.
John enjoys hiking and the outdoors. They enjoy exploring in our RV. He also enjoy spending time with friends and family. He is a long time Seahawks season ticket holder.
Favorite RTP pizza: Montague’s All Meat Marvel
Favorite Pizza Topping: Pepperoni, of course!
Favorite location to dine-in: Renton, WA