Export Your Gordon Foodservice Order Guide

Export Your Gordon Foodservice Order Guide

Gordon Foodservice US and Canada use different web portals for accessing their online account management systems.

In the US the online ordering system is called GFS Experienceand in Canada it is called GFS Connect.


GFS Experience:

1.Log In to the GFS Experience website with your User Name and Password

2. Select the “Item List Manager” icon as shown below.

3.       3. Click on the downward facing red arrow to the left of “Order Guide” heading.

4. Select the “Print/Export List” option

5. After clicking the radio button for CSV as the file type, check the following items in the list of Export options. If you miss one name or add an additional name the file will not import properly into EZchef!

Item Code
Item Description
Unit of Measure
Product Group


6. Now click the Export button as indicated below:

7. Depending on the Browser you are using, you will be prompted to Open or Save the file. Select Save File and then save to a location of you are choosing. Make sure you know where the file is saved as you will need to select it when importing into EZchef.


GFS Connect:

1)      1. Log in to your GFS Connect web portal…

2. From the Dashboard select ReportsGuidesOrder Guide 12345



3. From the Advanced Tab select ExportUser Export Setup


4. Select CSV as the File Format and Select all 43 Fields in the column on the Left and move them to the column on the Right as shown below. Note: All 43 fields must be selected or the file will not import properly into EZchef!

5. From the Advanced Tab, Select User Export and then “Save As” to the Desktop or other location you want to store the file in. Rename if you like (e.g. Your Restaurant Name.csv)


6. Finally, open the EZchef program and Import the file using the Import Inventory from Distributor button (lower right corner of Main Menu)