3 Out of 4 Companies Earning Vendor of the Year Recognition Are Local

For Release 9 AM EST
February 18, 2014

Gaithersburg, MD — February 18, 2014 — Every year since 2000, Glory Days Grill identifies select ‘Vendors of the Year’ to recognize excellence in business partnerships.  In order to win this prestigious award, vendors must exceed expectations by going above and beyond the call of duty in a substantial fashion throughout the entire year.  

For the 14th consecutive year, Glory Days Grill has chosen vendors for their outstanding support and commitment demonstrated throughout the prior year.  The winning Vendors of the Year for 2013 are as follows: Digitec Solutions, Inc., Andrew Golkow of Rees Broome, PC, Peabody Press, and The Boston Beer Company. Recipients will be honored with a dinner and awards ceremony on March 26, 2014. 

Digitec Solutions, Inc:  A 14-time winner of this distinction, Digitec Solutions, Inc. (a member of the Support Functions, Inc. Group of Companies) is an extremely innovative company that has been a partner with Glory Days Grill since its inception in 1996.  Based in Fairfax, VA, Digitec Solutions, along with the other members of the Support Functions Group, provide Glory Days Grill with a variety of products and services ranging from uniforms to speaker boxes to plastic toys for kid’s drinks.  They also serve as Glory Days Grill’s IT Company, providing computer hardware, software and a variety of innovative technology solutions.  Digitec Solutions specializes in serving the needs of small and medium size companies and is the support function leg of several companies that act to create varied solutions to business and industry.

Andrew Golkow of Rees Broome, PC:  Andrew Golkow is a partner in the law firm of Rees Broome, PC, where he has practiced since 1987.  Andrew, who is an MBA/CPA as well as an attorney, has focused on representing closely-held businesses and their owners.  He has helped Glory Days Grill in matters such as negotiating leases, which are an essential part of Glory Days Grill’s growth and success, the Glory Days Grill corporate structure, employment law issues, and contracts.  Rees Broome became part of the Washington regional business community four decades ago and has grown to forty attorneys in four locations across the metro area, offering clients seasoned expertise in a dozen specialties from arbitration to zoning.  Rees Broome is now one of the oldest as well as one of the largest homegrown and locally-based law firms in Virginia and has had the honor of winning a number of "best lawyer" awards. The firm has been added to Martindale Hubble's national "Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers" after more than half its partners were named to peer review lists as "distinguished" or "preeminent" in their fields.

Peabody Press:  Located in Baltimore, MD, Peabody Press has proudly produced high-quality and affordable printing to a diverse client base for over 67 years. Their unwavering commitment to serve their client’s needs is a testament to their passion for quality craftsmanship. Peabody Press offers a range of services including digital, offset, label, and letterpress printing. From their humble beginnings in a Baltimore row home basement, this family-run business has evolved into a thriving business with state-of-the-art equipment in their 33,000 square-foot facility. Glory Days Grill has partnered with Peabody Press for nearly a decade in the printing and production of their Dine In Menus and Drink Menus, among other projects. Most recently, Peabody Press aided in the redesign and selection of new materials for Glory Days’ Dine In Menu and their expanded Drink Menu, both of which have enhanced the overall dining experience for their guests.

The Boston Beer Company: In 2013, the Boston Beer Company was once again one of our best business partners, earning this award for a 2nd time.  By focusing on team member education and creative sales incentives, the 20 locally based restaurants were able to create programs that were mutually beneficial and continued to help establish Glory Days Grill as a destination for great beer within the growing craft beer segment. The Boston Beer Company is America's leading brewer of handcrafted, full-flavored beers. Founder and Brewer, Jim Koch, brews Samuel Adams® beers using the time-honored, traditional four-vessel brewing process, and the world's finest all-natural ingredients. The brewery has won more awards in international beer-tasting competitions in the last five years than any other brewery in the world. Samuel Adams is an independent brewery and brewing quality beer remains its single focus. The Company's flagship brand, Samuel Adams Boston Lager®, is brewed using the same recipe and traditional brewing processes that Jim Koch's great-great grandfather used in the mid 1800’s.

Founded in Fairfax, VA in 1996, Glory Days Grill is a sports-themed family restaurant featuring great food, outstanding service and real-time entertainment.  Every restaurant brings together an award-winning menu with an abundance of televisions tuned to sports, cartoons, news and entertainment with individual speaker stations at each table.  Glory Days Grill has been named Best Casual Theme and Best American Restaurant, Best Sports Bar, along with receiving accolades for Best Ribs, Best Chili and Best Burger. The restaurant company currently owns and operates 18 corporate locations in the tri-state area comprising Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia plus the 2 franchised restaurants in Richmond, VA and one FANFARE Eatery located in Fairfax Corner, VA. The company will be opening two Glory Days Grill restaurants and a second FANFARE Eatery in 2014 as well as expanding its franchising efforts. Recently, the company announced an agreement with MVP Holdings of Tampa, Florida, under which MVP will spearhead the expansion of the Glory Days Grill brand in Florida. For more information, visit www.glorydaysgrill.com.

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For direct contact:  
Charissa Costa
330-338-3040
ccosta@glorydaysgrill.com