For the past 19 years, Glory Days Grill has recognized excellence in business partnerships by selecting “Vendors of the Year.” Partners are selected based on the service and support in the previous year. In order to win this prestigious award, vendors must exceed expectations by performing above and beyond the call of duty in a substantial fashion throughout the entire year.
This year, Glory Days Grill has selected five vendors for their outstanding support and commitment to quality demonstrated throughout the prior year. The winning Vendors of the Year for 2018 are as follows: Digitec Solutions, Inc., Adams-Burch, Auto-Chlor System, Nards, and Service Distributing. Recipients were honored with a dinner and awards ceremony on March 5, 2019.
Digitec Solutions, Inc. (Fairfax Station, VA): A nineteen-time winner of this distinction, Digitec Solutions, Inc. is an extremely innovative company that has been a partner with Glory Days Grill since its inception in 1996. Digitec Solutions, along with the other members of the Support Functions Group, provide Glory Days Grill with a variety of products and services. They serve as Glory Days Grill’s IT Company, providing computer hardware, software, hosting, and a variety of other innovative technology solutions. Their ToPromote division supplies uniforms, custom promotional goods and toys for kid’s drinks among many other operational and marketing products and services. Their website addresses include: DigitecSolutions.com, SupportFunctions.com, and ToPromote.com.
TriMark Adams-Burch (Landover, MD): TriMark Adams-Burch is a national foodservice supplies distributor serving the Mid-Atlantic region since 1896. They are the chief provider of foodservice supplies and solutions for the tabletop and smallware needs of Glory Days Grill. TriMark Adams-Burch prides themselves on dedicated service and delivery of the most innovative and practical solutions with profitability always in mind. They offer 15,000 stock items in their Landover facility conveniently located to provide exceptional service to all Glory Days Grill locations. The unique combination of a knowledgeable sales force and the philosophy of “Customer Success Comes First” provides Glory Days Grill a strong partner in their prosperity.
Auto-Chlor System (Lorton, VA): A five-time winner, Auto-Chlor System has been in business as a dishwashing machine, laundry service and chemical supply specialist to the hospitality, healthcare, and lodging industries for over 75 years. Their focus on delivering exceptional cleaning results has fostered the reputation of always providing the best possible service to customers. Auto-Chlor has expanded to more than 110 service locations throughout the USA. Their attention to detail, excellent service skills, superlative performance record and ability to work very closely with management for the past 20 years make them a truly dedicated partner with a vested interest.
As a part of an excellent vendor-partner relationship, Auto-Chlor works directly with Glory Days Grill management to develop, implement and maintain a comprehensive consumption reporting system. This vendor-partnership enables all involved to identify and take prompt action to maximize opportunities and resolve problems quickly.
Nards (McLean, VA): A three-time winner, Nard’s Entertainment, Inc. was formed by Michael Nardella in 1972 after graduating from Georgetown University. Nards was a DJ company providing services to local bars and restaurants as well as private parties and weddings. As technology changed, they added videotaping services for weddings. The company began servicing sound systems in bars and restaurants and with the advent of the “Sports Bar”, they added video (TV) installation and RF distribution. Nard’s became a DirecTV dealer in the mid 1990’s and has concentrated on the commercial market. Today, they have over 1,000 DirecTV accounts, from small offices with 1 receiver to hotels with 600+ rooms. Along with the Bar and Restaurant market, Nards services property management companies, fitness centers, senior living centers as well as government facilities for local, state and Federal Agencies and the Armed Services. They have recently added Networking to their portfolio, including Wifi systems.
Service Distributing (Lorton, VA): A two-time winner, Service Distributing, Inc. was founded in 1961 and has since grown into one of the largest wine wholesalers in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Located in Lorton, VA, and representing many of the top international brands including E & J Gallo Winery, Service Distributing, Inc. is committed to providing its customers with quality products at reasonable prices. Their dedicated service even extends beyond their industry borders, and they are active in the local Chambers of Commerce as well as the community at large.