Marky's Receives the NASFT Product Award

Press Release Source: Optimus Inc. Markys receives an excellent score on annual Avendra Report yielding positive remarks from one of Miamis most exclusive hotels.

10 June 2008



The gourmet wholesaler, Markys, received an overall score of 97% on their annual Avendra report, securing their status as one of the highest regarded gourmet food wholesalers in the southern United States.

Avendra is North America's leading procurement services company serving hospitality-related industries. An independent company, Avendra was established by Marriott International, Hyatt Hotels Corporation, ClubCorp USA, Inc., Bass Hotels & Resorts and Fairmont Hotels & Resorts. Each company contributed their procurement groups, employees, and processes as well as their annual expenditures in managed locations to Avendra. Through Avendra, customers obtain substantial savings on their purchases and other value added services to improve their operations and bottom line results. Formed in 2001, Avendra performs evaluations to test facilities for cleanliness, wholesomeness and sanitary conditions.

World-renowned executive chef, Tom Parlo of the Mandarin Oriental Miami recently toured the Markys facility was impressed with their high Avendra score and with the overall condition of the facility, Its great to see that Markys scored a 97%! Please let Mark know that we are very impressed with your facility Markys looks forward to additional high Avendra scores in the future, serving a large portion of South Floridas upscale hospitality industry.