Service Foods Named as a Finalist for
Three Prominent Business Awards
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Georgia-based Service Foods has been recognized by the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of the Year, Business
Leader Media’s Top 300 Small Businesses of the South and Georgia Trend magazine’s
GA FAST 40
ATLANTA, May 12—Service Foods, a leading provider of all-natural foods for home delivery, is pleased to announced that it has been selected as a finalist for three awards recognizing outstanding business achievements and community involvement.
This marks the second year in a row that Service Foods’ CEO Dr. Keith Kantor has been named as a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year awards for the Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee region. The award program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate extraordinary success in the areas of innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Past winners include what are now some of the most recognizable names in business today, such as Starbucks Corporation, The Home Depot and Oracle.
The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year finalists, who were selected by an independent panel made up of regional academic, business and community leaders, will be honored during a gala event on June 23 at the Intercontinental Hotel Buckhead in Atlanta.
Service Foods was also recently selected as one of Business Leader Media’s Top 300 Small Businesses of the South for 2011. The list consists of firms with 100 employees or fewer that do the majority of their business in the South. Each company’s one-year and five-year revenue growth, business achievements and community involvement were evaluated for the rankings, which will be revealed during an awards ceremony to be held on June 23 at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center. Each of the finalists will also be featured in Business Leader magazine, as well as on BusinessLeader.com.
Lastly, Service Foods has also been recognized as a finalist in Georgia Trend magazine’s GA FAST 40, an awards program that honors middle-market companies headquartered in Georgia that have had the greatest growth in revenue and employees over the last three years. Twenty companies with revenues of $15 million to $60 million will be honored in the Small-Middle Market category, while an additional 20 companies with revenues ranging from $60 million to $550 million will be honored during an awards banquet scheduled for June 30 at the St. Regis Atlanta.
“Service Foods is excited and honored to be nominated for these outstanding industry awards. Any opportunity to be recognized by your peers is a great honor,” stated Dr. Keith Kantor. “Being named as a finalist reaffirms that we are on a successful path to improve the health of America, one family at a time.”
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About Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The award makes a difference by encouraging entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 140 cities in more than 50 countries. For more details, visit www.ey.com.
About Service Foods
Service Foods offers a full line of all-natural foods free from growth hormones, preservatives, steroids, antibiotics and colorings. The company provides free delivery directly to customers’ homes. In addition, dietitians, nurses, doctors, dentists and fitness experts are on staff to counsel clients in leading a healthier lifestyle. Service Foods has been in business since 1981 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia, with warehouses in several states. To learn more about Service Foods, Inc., visit www.ServiceFoods.com.
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