People-first. Family-owned.

To discover new and better ways of producing health, happiness, and joy of food.

The Deli Star Story

For 40 years, Deli Star has proudly been the trusted, family-owned protein partner for culinary professionals. We empower chefs, foodservice experts, and large-scale operations to streamline their businesses with our ready-to-use, high-quality proteins. This creates more space for our partners to craft delicious sandwiches, salads, and meals that people crave.

Through innovative processes and technologies, we’ve set the Fresh Sous Vide and Steam Post-Pasteurization industry standard. These proprietary cooking methods allow us to provide fresh, never-frozen proteins that bring a fresh, safer, and better-tasting dimension to our products with an unmatched 120-day refrigerated shelf life.

These innovations are a part of our commitment to providing premium, safe, and savory proteins that fuel our customers’ businesses. Learn more about how we’re leading the future of protein culinary excellence.

Our Culture

At Deli Star, “It’s all about the people” isn’t just a saying—it’s a commitment. We believe everyone belongs, everyone gets a voice, and everyone makes an impact.

Our people are the key ingredient for long-term growth. Our culture gives us the adaptability to thrive in the ever-changing food landscape. Our culture and people are what make Deli Star a special place to work.

Working at Deli Star

As a people-first company, we take compensation and benefits seriously. If you are a regular, full-time employee who works 30 or more hours per week, you are eligible to enroll in Deli Star’s generous benefits on your first day of employment with us.

Deli Star Benefits

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Deli Star University

We are committed to continually deepening our knowledge while solidifying our stance as a scientific leader in the food industry.

With Deli Star University (DSU), we support employee development through coaching programs, technical education, leadership training, Personal Growth Plans, book clubs, industry events, and on the job learning.

Cultivate People-First Relationships

Care personally, improve dynamics, build partnerships throughout the supply chain, be open and honest, be direct with love, and proactively and effectively communicate.

Build Resilience

Never give up, have grit, manage through a crisis, learn from mistakes, react calmly, and tackle life’s challenges together.

Grow Both Personally and Professionally

Pioneer new products and services, promote well-being, challenge yourself, question often, listen, learn, do something for our community, and have fun!

Craft Your Passion

Truly love what you do, gain industry experience, share your knowledge, be an expert at what you do, leave a legacy, and have pride in your craft.

Own Your Seat at the Table

Own the food you make; be focused, purposeful, systematic, and detailed. Take charge, be practical, and come prepared with solutions.

Our Leadership

Justin Siegel

Justin Siegel

Deli Star CEO, Cure8 Ventures Co-Founder, & Chief Innovation Officer

Justin has over 20 years of experience as a food innovator, entrepreneur, and CEO of Deli Star Corporation.

Aziz Taour

Aziz Taour

President

As President, Aziz is primarily responsible for financial systems and reporting, primary financial responsibility of operations, and risk/asset management.

Andrew Siegel

Andrew Siegel

VP of Manufacturing & Supply Chain

As VP of Supply Chain for Deli Star, Andrew is responsible for sourcing, cost analysis, scheduling logistics, and all IT systems for the protein company.

Jeff Fuller

Jeff Fuller

VP of Sales & Marketing

As the VP of Sales & Marketing, Jeff is responsible for go-to-market programs and delivering exceptional experiences to Deli Star customers.

Lisa Whealon

Lisa Whealon

VP of People & Culture

As the VP of People & Culture, Lisa works to design and implement people-centric strategies that drive organizational success.

Jeanne Gannon

Jeanne Gannon

VP of Quality & Safety

Jeanne joined the Deli Star team in 2017 to create a safety and quality culture and has been a foundational employee ever since.

Dr. Ganesh Kamath

Dr. Ganesh Kamath

VP of Research & Development

As head of R&D, Dr. Kamath is responsible for creating new products, pioneering cooking techniques, and overseeing the Food Discovery Center.

Not just great people, great products.

Deli Star uses fresh, never-frozen proteins with an unmatched refrigerated shelf life known throughout the industry. Explore the Deli Star difference.

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