SPARTANBURG, S.C., Feb 28, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Denny's Development department (NASDAQ: DENN) is pleased to announce the recipients of its Vendor of the Year and General Contractor of the Year awards for the year 2010. The Vendor of the Year award, the seventh annual award Denny's has issued, goes to A-1, Inc., of Burley, Idaho. A-1 is a full service booth and mill work manufacturer that also has provided stainless steel equipment to Denny's restaurants. The recipient of the General Contractor of the Year award is On Site Management, of Farmington Hills, Michigan. On Site provides architectural engineering and construction management services to Denny's.
"A-1 and On Site Management are valued partners to the Denny's Development department and have continually demonstrated their commitment to the Denny's brand," commented Steve Dunn, Vice President of Development for Denny's. "Both partners have consistently exceeded expectations by meeting deadlines on time and within budget which allows our Development team to execute on our growth and renovation plans accordingly."
A-1, Inc. completed over 70 projects for Denny's Development department in 2010, including the conversion of 35 Flying J Travel Center restaurants to Denny's restaurants.
On Site Management has worked with the Denny's Development department for the past 12 years, providing architectural design and construction management services to Denny's corporate restaurants. On Site Management handled over 45 projects for Denny's in 2010, including 15 Flying J conversions.
A-1, Inc. and On Site Management were presented with their awards at a luncheon in their honor earlier this month.
Denny's is one of America's largest full-service family restaurant chains, currently operating more than 1,650 franchised, licensed, and Company-owned restaurants across the United States, Canada, Costa Rica, Mexico, Honduras, Guam, Puerto Rico and New Zealand. For further information on Denny's, including news releases, please visit the Denny's website at www.dennys.com.