(March 19, 2012 - PR Web)—Wok Box announced its new strategic partnership with Gordon Food Services (GFS), one of the largest privately owned foodservice distributor in North America. Beginning in March 2012, GFS will serve 60 Wok Box locations across Canada and through its distribution partners in the United States.
“With its innovative systems and commitment to the highest quality products and customer services, GFS is well positioned to provide our franchise network with superior distribution services in our fast growing business. After a great deal of reflection into our needs as a company and meeting with GFS’s executive teams, we saw that GFS was the distribution partner who met these needs. We are very pleased to have GFS as our primary food distributor,” says Lawrence Eade, Chief Financial Officer.
Since opening its first store in 2004, Wok Box has opened more than 60 restaurants within Canada, and internationally in Lebanon. It will soon open two flagship stores in the United States in Portland, Ore. and Phoenix, Ariz.
Gordon Food Service, founded in 1897, is one of North America's largest family-owned and managed broad-line foodservice distributors for foodservice operators throughout the USA and Canada and is headquartered in Grand Rapids, Mich.