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Middleby Marshall Receives Excellence in Partnership Award 2008

from Domino’s Pizza India for the Third Consecutive Year

Ajay Kaul, Chief Executive Officer of Domino's India (left) and Tarun Bhasin, Domino's India Chief of Operations (right) present the the Domino's India 2008 Business Partner of the Year Award to

Abhishek Azad of Middleby-Marshall India (center). 

Elgin, Ill., March 26, 2009—Middleby Marshall, the world leader in conveyor ovens, has been awarded the 2008 Excellence in Partnership Award from Domino’s Pizza India, Ltd. This is the third consecutive year Middleby has received the award.

Middleby Marshall has partnered with Domino’s India since their first pizza store opened in New Delhi in 1996. Today, India is the fastest growing country in the Domino’s network.

"We are honored to receive this award from a true partner and and the very innovative team at Domino’s India," said Middleby Marshall President Mark Sieron. "Our ovens have helped Domino’s establish a reputation in India for being the home delivery specialist capable of delivering pizzas within 30 minutes to a community of loyal customers from its entire chain of stores around the country."

Industry data confirms people across India are consuming more than three million pizzas a month, and the monthly sales figures are projected to double in the next four years across India. Since inception, Domino's Pizza India Ltd. has proceeded to become one of the largest and fastest growing international food chains in South Asia. Today, Domino's Pizza India has grown into a countrywide network of over 220 outlets in 42 cities and is the leader in the fast food delivery segment. Ever since it was established, Domino's Pizza India has maintained its position of market leadership with its constant product innovation. Customers can order their pizzas by calling a single countrywide Happiness Hotline. Domino's India was the first to start this type of countrywide number for its customers.

Currently Middleby Marshall ovens are installed in Domino’s restaurants around the world, cooking more than 1 million pizzas per day. For more information on Middleby Marshall please visit www.middleby-marshall.com or www.wowoven.com