Kap’s Wholesale Food

Service, Inc.

1300 Maple

Eastern Market

                               DETROIT, MICHIGAN 48207

                                       (313) 832-2300

                                   Distribution Fax: 313-832-2386 Ÿ Accounting Fax: 313-832-2398


                                    PROCESSED MEATSŸALL MAJOR PACKERS


March 23, 2020

Re:      [Employee Name], [Employee Position]

            Employee of Kap’s Wholesale

To Whom it May Concern:

This is to confirm that [Employee Name] is an essential employee of Kap’s Wholesale Food Service, Inc. (“Kap’s”).  Essential employees are classified as an element of the “food and agriculture critical infrastructure” of this country with a special responsibility to maintain normal work schedules during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kap’s is a full-line beef, pork, poultry, and specialty food wholesale distributor centrally located in Detroit’s Eastern Market and is an “Essential Business or Operation” within the meaning of Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order 2020-21, issued on March 23, 2020 (“Executive Order”).  As such, Kap’s will continue to operate until further notice.

Under the terms of the Executive Order, Kap’s associates are excluded from all local restrictions when traveling for work-related purposes.  Therefore, please allow the bearer of this letter to continue on their way to perform their essential duties.

Please keep this letter with you, as proof of employment as an essential employee, should you be required to provide such documentation.

If you have any questions, please contact any of the following:

  • Larry Stefanski, 586.243.8862
  • Pete Osten, 313.949.9023
  • Adam Denenberg, 248.763.2081



Eric Grosinger