SOURCE: Overhill Farms, Inc.

Overhill Farms, Inc.

December 17, 2009 08:00 ET

Overhill Farms Named 2009 Vendor of the Year by El Pollo Loco

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - December 17, 2009) - Overhill Farms, Inc. (NYSE Amex: OFI) announced that it was named 2009 Vendor of the Year by El Pollo Loco, Inc. The award was presented by El Pollo Loco President and CEO Steve Carley to Richard A. Horvath, Senior Vice President of Overhill Farms.

The Vendor of the Year award, introduced this year, is presented by El Pollo Loco to the company that best exemplifies outstanding leadership qualities in every aspect of its organization. At the award ceremony, at the flame-grilled chicken chain's Franchise Leadership Conference in Indian Wells, California, Mr. Carley cited Overhill Farms' ability to adapt quickly to a changing environment while providing exceptional support, innovation and expertise.

"We are extremely proud to be the first recipient of this award by El Pollo Loco," said James Rudis, Chairman and CEO of Overhill Farms. "We believe it reflects the commitment of both companies to provide the customers of El Pollo Loco with menu items of the highest quality and flavor, at the best possible value."

Overhill Farms, based in Vernon, California, is a leading value-added supplier of custom high quality prepared frozen foods for foodservice, branded retail, private label and airline customers.

El Pollo Loco, Inc., headquartered in Costa Mesa, California, operates El Pollo Loco, the nation's leading restaurant concept specializing in flame-grilled chicken, with more than 415 company-operated and franchised restaurants nationwide.

Contact Information

  • Contact:

    For Overhill Farms:
    Alexander Auerbach
    Auerbach & Co. Public Relations
    Email Contact

    For El Pollo Loco:
    Julie Weeks
    Vice President of Communications
    Email Contact