Fred KlashmanPublisherTotal Food Service
The veteran media executive and his wife Leslie founded TFS-Total Food Service in 1990. Fred Klashman was a former sales executive at CBS Radio and ABC TV before launching TFS-Total Food Service.
Klashman is a native of Newton, MA. He attended Colorado College in Colorado Springs where he played Division 1 hockey. After his collegeiate career, Klashman embarked on a career in sports marketing. He held public relations posts in the National Hockey League, North American Soccer League and World Championship Tennis.
TFS-Total Food Service boasts a print edition readership of some 30,000-plus Tri-State chefs, restaurateurs, and food service professionals. In addition, TFS digital edition circulation has grown worldwide in excess of 50,000. The company’s web site has become
A must read for some 100k plus monthly visitors from around the globe who want to know what's new in the restaurant and foodservice industry.
Klashman has made his communities a priority. In has adopted hometown of Stamford, CT he has coached hockey and soccer and most recently golf with Challenged People in Motion.
He recently served as President of the Partridge Invitational Club which raises scholarship fund for culinary and hospitality students secondary educations.

Klashman and his wife Leslie have been honored by the AJC- American Jewish Committee and the Food and Bevarage Association of American and MAFSI-Manufacturers Agents Association for the Food Industry for their contributions to the industry.