Spectra Selects Provista as Group Purchasing Organization

IRVING, TX; February 15, 2019 –Spectra, which manages 243 food services and hospitality accounts across North America, has chosen Provista as its primary Group Purchasing Organization (GPO). After a complete RFP and financial analysis, Spectra’s leadership team decided to transition the business to the Provista Hospitality Program.

“We are so thrilled Spectra has chosen to partner with Provista to deliver an enhanced level of customer service and financial value to their food service, entertainment and hospitality segments,” said David Richard, Senior Director of Program Development for Provista Hospitality. “Through our extensive contract portfolio and established distributor and supplier relationships, we are committed to ensuring Spectra’s food service & hospitality clients enjoy a streamlined supply chain and elevated culinary experience.”

Entertainment and hospitality are rapidly growing segments within Provista. Leveraging established relationships with the industry’s largest food distributors, Provista is able to offer additional savings opportunities, as well as enhanced product and service offerings that are custom-built for entertainment and hospitality customers. “Spectra’s decision to partner with Provista was solidified by a promise to provide our customers with the highest quality ingredients and innovative culinary services that go beyond the menu to ultimately drive quality and profitability,” said Scott Swiger, Vice President Culinary Excellence.

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With more than $100 billion in collective buying power, Provista is a group purchasing powerhouse. We actively combine multiple companies’ purchases together to deliver low prices on contracts and services to members. But we don’t stop at savings. Our member-first approach is also there to alleviate supply chain complexity with proven solutions and advisory services. Discover more at

Spectrais an industry leader in hosting and entertainment, partnering with clients to create memorable experiences for millions of visitors every year. Spectra’s unmatched blend of integrated services delivers incremental value for clients through several primary areas of expertise: Venue Management, Food Services & Hospitality, and Partnerships. Learn more at Follow Spectra on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.



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