Four Businesses Honored with Brinker International Supplier Partner of the Year Award
The Supplier Partner of the Year Award recognizes outstanding
The 2013 Brinker International Supplier Partner of the Year Award recipients include:
Barilla America, Inc.– Based Chicago, Ill., Barilla supplies high-quality pasta, including gluten-free products to Maggiano's Little Italy® restaurants nationwide, as well as offers ongoing education around innovation, health and wellness to the brand's team members; Danish Crown USA, Inc. – This Cranford, N.J.company has provided Chili's® Grill & Bar with their renowned Baby Back Ribs for more than 27 years. Danish Crownpresented Chili'swith a rib product to satisfy guests' cravings and also helped team members execute a more consistent rib prep procedure;
Middleby Corporation– Headquartered in Elgin, Ill., The Middleby Corporationplayed an instrumental part in the rollout of Chili'snew kitchen equipment technology which paved the way for culinary innovations like pizzas and flatbreads. The equipment also helped improve kitchen pace at company-owned and franchised restaurants throughout the country; and The Wasserstrom Company– Located in Columbus, Ohio, Wasserstrom fulfills day-to-day smallwares (table and kitchen supply) needs for both Chili'sand Maggiano's market testing and nationwide menu launches.
"Each of these dedicated partners demonstrated their ability to meet our business needs, providing invaluable strategic ideas which helps us continue to support our guests and team members," said
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