Awards and Recognition


TurboChef Sŏta Rapid-cook Oven Voted Winner in the CSP Retailer Contest

Carrollton, TX (August 23, 2010)  TurboChef, a division of The Middleby Corporation (NASDAQ:MIDD), announced that the Sŏta rapid-cook oven has been voted winner of the 2010 CSP Retailer Choice Best New Product Contest in the Foodservice category. This award is sponsored by Convenience Store Petroleum (CSP) Magazine, the industrys leading publication for convenience retailing and foodservice, and contest winners are selected by convenience store owners and operators.

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The Middleby Corporation Receives ACG Emerging Company Growth Award

The Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), named The Middleby Corporation (Nasdaq: MIDD), a global leader in the commercial cooking, packaging and processing industry, as the winner of its Emerging Company Growth Award.

The ACG Emerging Company Growth Award is a global ACG award that honors one company per year with annual sales of up to $500 million and at least three years of significant growth, exemplary leadership and a high-level of community involvement. The ACG awards committee chose The Middleby Corporation from a competitive selection of ACG Chapter award winners. Pictured is Middleby Division President Nestor Ibrahim accepting the award on Middleby’s behalf.


Forbes: October 29, 2007

Best Small Companies

Middleby Rank: #15


BusinessWeek: June 4, 2007

Hot Growth Companies

Middleby Corp: Rank #53


Crain’s Chicago Business: June 4, 2007

Fast Fifty Rank: #27


Motley Fool: February, 2007

Middleby Named Best Stocks of the Millennium


Motley Fool: December 2006

Middleby Named Best Small Cap for 2007


Forbes: October 2006

200 Best Small Companies

Middleby Rank: #9


Selim Bassoul Receives YPO International Legacy Award

December, 2005


Middleby CEO Selim Bassoul Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2004

Elgin, Ill., June 11, 2004 – Selim Bassoul, President and Chief Executive Officer of  The Middleby Corporation, is the recipient of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2004 Award.  The announcement was made on June 10 at a reception in Chicago.


Yum Brands awards Middleby "S.T.A.R. Supplier Award For 2002"

During the National Restaurant Association show in Chicago Yum presented Middleby the "S.T.A.R Supplier-Regional Equipment" award for international support. Lyall Newby Director, International Equipment for Yum presented the award to Sam Sidani General Manager MWW the international distribution division of Middleby.
The S.T.A.R ( Supplier Tracking Assessment and Recognition ) program was developed by Yum to measure six key business performance categories: cost, technology, manufacturing reliability, service maintenance, business relations and ongoing quality of their suppliers.
The S.T.A.R ward is given to the "Best of the Best"

Middleby Receives Partner Award for 2002 from Domino's Pizza
Domino’s Pizza has named Middleby Marshall the winner of its prestigious Partner Award for 2002. The award was presented at Domino’s annual supplier meeting on May 05, 2002.              Click here for details.

Middleby Receives YUM Asia supplier award of 2002

Middleby Receives Partner Award for 2001 from Domino's Pizza
Domino’s Pizza has named Middleby Marshall the winner of its prestigious Partner Award for 2001. The award was presented at Domino’s annual supplier meeting on March 12, 2002.     Click here for details.

Middleby Receives Governor's Export Award
Middleby Marshall has been presented with the Governor's Export Award. The award recognizes Illinois companies that demonstrate significant trade power achievements in the global marketplace.
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Middleby Named Papa John's® Quality Supply Partner of the Year
Middleby Marshall was named "Quality Supply Partner of the Year" for 2000 at the Papa John's annual operations conference in Louisville, Kentucky, on June 20, 2001.
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Middleby Featured in US Industry Today® Magazine
Middleby Cooking Systems Group was profiled as an example of a "Class A" company in the September 2000 issue of US Industry Today® magazine.

Middleby Featured in MSNBC's Champions of Industry Program
MCSG was featured on MSNBC's Champion's of Industry program. The segment provides an in-depth look into the organization that stands behind the proud Middleby name and the award-winning products that we manufacture.

Middleby Receives President's "E" Certificate
The Secretary of Commerce of the United States has presented Middleby with the President's "E" Certificate for Exports.  The award is given for outstanding contributions in expanding the export program of the United States of America.
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Middleby Named Telepizza® Supplier of the Year
Telepizza®, the major international pizza restaurant chain, has named Middleby as its exclusive supplier through 2001. Click here for details.

Ad·Q® Award for Outstanding Advertising presented to Southbend
Southbend's "Combi for Dummies!" advertisement has received the prestigious Ad·Q® Award. The award recognizes outstanding readership response to advertising. Click here to view the advertisement.

Middleby and its President Highlighted in The Courier News
Selim Bassoul, President of Middleby Cooking Systems Group, was interviewed for the November 7, 1999 edition of the Elgin Courier News. In the article, Bassoul discusses his successful changes to the company and his plans to overcome future challenges.

Southbend featured in Appliance® Magazine
Southbend was profiled in the May 1998 issue of Appliance® magazine. The article highlights the new emphasis on "cutting-edge designs and innovative business approaches" that have transformed the company.

Southbend featured in Hospitality Today© Magazine
The September 1997 issue of Hospitality Today© magazine featured a cover story on Southbend. The article details several of the innovative features of the company and its products that set Southbend apart from the competition - particularly its "No Quibble" Warranty.

EDI Marketing Group Foodservice Supplier Award

Supplier of the Year Award, Supplies & Equipment Foodservice Alliance

Foodservice Equipment & Supplies Specialist

"Manufacturer Star" Award

Outstanding Sales Support Award - Atlanta Fixtures

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