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T.A. Dowd Brokerage, LLC
5625 Crawford Street
Harahan, LA 70123

T. A. Dowd Foodservice Brokerage Co.

T.A. Dowd has provided sales and marketing representation in Louisiana and the gulf coast region since 1966. Operating under the same name since 1976, Dowd started out as D.V.L a partnership between four friends as one of the two Institutional Food Brokers in the state. We have been committed to building relationships and successfully representing our manufacturing partners ever since.

T.A. Dowd consists of 13 sales professionals with an average of 25 years of experience, coming from different aspects of the industry including catering, corporate chefs, regional managers, marketing and business management. The sales staff is supported by a one of kind customer service department with an average of 28 years of experience, as well as personnel in roles for training, marketing and culinary ideation.

T.A. Dowd is unique in that we are the largest independently owned sales agency in the Louisiana market. We recognize that in our business starts at the operator level. The reputation we have built and maintained with our distributors and operators over our 50 years of market experience has enabled us to successfully grow our business.

Sean Dowd

Vice President Sales
Chuck Barr

Vice President Marketing
Frank J. Favalora, II

Market Coverage
Louisiana and Mississippi Gulf Coast

Sales Staff 13
Administrative Staff 3
Culinary Staff 2
K-12 Staff 2

Order Entry\Admin.AFS/Becton Schantz- Gen Dash / GenWeb
Sales Management Program
Bid Management Program
Graphics Design and Printing

Conference Room, Training kitchen seating for 25, Walk in freezer 800 sq. ft., warehouse and separate food show equipment building, building 5000 sq. Ft.

Test Kitchen

Presentation station 8ft., Convection Ovens, Deep Fryer, Six PotGas Range with flat grill attached, Slicer, Mixers, Freezer and Coolers.


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