Enodis companies Delfield, Frymaster and Lincoln have been recognized by YUM! Brands for outstanding performance support, receiving five top supplier awards.
Lincoln was recognized as International Equipment Supplier of the Year by YUM! International for its work with Pizza Hut.
Delfield, Frymaster and Lincoln each received YUM! STAR Supplier Regional Equipment Awards. The STAR Supplier awards are based on overall performance in support of YUM!, including outstanding scores on the company’s comprehensive STAR audit for suppliers.
In a separate award program held in Asia, Frymaster was honored by YUM! International as Best International Equipment Supplier to Asia.
“Delfield, Frymaster, Lincoln and all of Enodis thank YUM! for acknowledging our support with the STAR Supplier status,” said Dave McCulloch, CEO of Enodis. “These awards mean a great deal to all at Enodis who have worked on major projects for YUM! Brands in the recent years. This type of recognition encourages Enodis and all our employees as we continue building partnerships with our customers, from food development work in our kitchens to on site training and service support.”
About YUM! Brands
Yum! Brands Inc., based in Louisville, Kentucky, is the world’s largest restaurant company in terms of system restaurants with over 34,000 restaurants in more than 100 countries and territories. Four of the company’s restaurant brands — KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and Long John Silver’s — are the global leaders of the chicken, pizza, Mexican-style food and quick-service seafood categories respectively. Yum! Brands is the worldwide leader in multibranding, which offers consumers more choice and convenience at one restaurant location from a combination of KFC, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, A&W or Long John Silver’s brands. The company and its franchisees today operate over 3,300 multibrand restaurants. Outside the United States in 2005, the Yum! Brands’ system opened about three new restaurants each day of the year, making it one of the fastest growing retailers in the world. For the past three years, the company has been recognized as one of FORTUNE magazine’s “Top 50 Employers for Minorities.” It also has been recognized as one of the “Top 50 Employers for Women” by FORTUNE, one of the “Top 30 Best Companies for Diversity” by BLACK ENTERPRISEMagazine, one of the “Corporate 100 Companies Providing Opportunities for Hispanics” by Hispanic Magazine, one of the “Top 50 Corporations for Supplier Diversity” by HISPANIC Trends Magazine and by BusinessWeek as one of the “Top 15 Companies for In-Kind Corporate Philanthropy.”
Unified Foodservice Purchasing Co-opÒ, LLC (UFPC) is the exclusive supply chain management organization for Yum! Brands, Inc. UFPC manages the supply chain for all corporate- and most franchise-owned A&W, KFC, Long John Silver's, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell restaurant outlets in the United States. UFPC negotiates volume purchases of equipment, food, packaging, and other supplies from manufacturers and suppliers for purchase by operators and distributors who supply operators.