AMERICAN FORK, Utah, Feb. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Four Foods Group is pleased to announce that industry veteran Christopher B. Munday has joined its Board of Directors. Mr. Munday has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer as well as Board Member of numerous companies globally and has significant consumer and retail expertise. Mr. Munday is well suited to support Four Foods Group's rapid expansion and regional development plans with his deep industry knowledge and experience.
"With decades of time spent in both domestic and international markets, Chris comes to Four Foods Group with an immense amount of experience and insight that my partners and I are excited to leverage as we grow our company in the coming years," said Andrew K. Smith, Founder and CEO of Four Foods Group. "We have been highly strategic in each move we have made as a company as it relates to our key relationships, board members, funding partners and growth plans. Chris will fit in perfectly as we continue to focus on smart growth and excellence in all aspects of our operations."
Most recently, Four Foods Group has expanded its operation and ownership of Kneaders Bakery & Café throughout the Western U.S. and currently operates more than 30 units with more than 10 additional units slated to open in 2016.
Mr. Munday stated, "It has been impressive to watch Four Foods' accomplishments over the past few years from the sidelines and I am thrilled to be associated with this talented executive team. It is unusual to witness a company that is able to grow significantly for multiple years in a row while not losing focus on its core operations or profitability. I view Four Foods Group as a rare gem and am looking forward to assisting the company to accomplish its goals in the years to come."
ABOUT FOUR FOODS GROUP
Four Foods Group, based in American Fork, Utah, is a restaurant development, operations, management and investment company. With 33 restaurants in operation and more than 15 in development, Four Foods Group is one of the fastest growing restaurant development companies in the Western United States and has been recognized the past four years in a row as one of Inc. 500/5000 fastest growing companies in America. Four Foods Group currently has a development agreement in place with a regional brand, Kneaders Bakery & Café ("Kneaders"), that provides the company with exclusive development and territory rights in 15 states. Famous for its European breads baked daily in onsite hearthstone ovens, Kneaders is a leader in the fast-casual industry and is one of the Top 150 fast-casual restaurant chains in the U.S. per Technomic's annual ranking. Kneaders offers a differentiated product by using only the finest ingredients to serve fresh bread, gourmet pastries, homemade sandwiches, fresh soups and salads, breakfast items and smoothies during breakfast, lunch and dinner with most locations having a drive-thru window. Simply put, Kneaders offers fresh food made from scratch, served quickly at a reasonable price, making it the ideal brand, and vehicle for Four Foods Group to thoroughly accomplish its mission.
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