Glory Days Grill® Awards 3 Companies 'Vendors of the Year'

For Release 9 AM EST
March 26, 2015

Gaithersburg, MD — March 26, 2015 — Each year since 2000, Glory Days Grill identifies ‘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 15th consecutive year, Glory Days Grill has selected  vendors to be recognized for their outstanding support and commitment demonstrated throughout the prior year.  The winning Vendors of the Year for 2014 are as follows: Digitec Solutions, Inc., The Boston Beer Company, and glorydays. Recipients were honored with a dinner and awards ceremony on March 25, 2015. 

Digitec Solutions, Inc: A 15-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.  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. 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 web site addresses include:  DigitecSolutions.com, SupportFunctions.com, and ToPromote.com.

The Boston Beer Company: In 2014, the Boston Beer Company was once again one of Glory Days Grill’s best business partners, earning this award for a 3rd 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.

Harvey: Harvey is an award-winning, Baltimore-based, brand activation agency that engages consumers as they shop. For nearly 30 years, Harvey (formerly Harvey & Daughters) has taken a holistic approach to shopper marketing. Today Harvey bridges its in-store shopper heritage into the digital environment, creating one seamless omnichannel brand experience for the customer. Leading brands, including COVERGIRL, Glory Days Grill, McCormick, Flying Dog Brewery and Manischewitz, trust the agency to deliver programs that drive results. Harvey has been a proud partner of Glory Days Grill since 2012, helping to drive marketing initiatives across all consumer touch points.  They have designed a wide variety of Glory Days Grill in-store print, digital, merchandise and package materials while consistently communicating the brand's position, “The Official Food of Hometown Sports."  Harvey is currently redesigning and developing the new Glory Days Grill website with plans to launch this summer.

More About Glory Days Grill:
Glory Days Grill is a full-service, sports-themed family restaurant featuring great food at very affordable prices, outstanding service and real-time entertainment.  Every restaurant brings together award-winning menus accompanied by numerous large screen televisions tuned to a variety of sports, cartoons, news and entertainment offerings.  Tables and booths have individual volume-controlled speaker stations adding to the guest’s enjoyment.  Many locations have private banquet facilities and all feature catering services.  Founded in Fairfax, VA in 1996, Glory Days Grill has been named Best Casual Theme Restaurant, Best American Restaurant, Best Sports Bar, and has also received accolades for Best Ribs, Best Chili, Best Burger and Best Bartender.  Glory Days Grill founders, Richard Danker, Bob Garner, and Jeff Newman currently own and operate 19 Glory Days Grill restaurants in the tri-state area comprising Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia as well as 2 FANFARE Eateries in Virginia.  Glory Days Grill also supports 4 franchised restaurants in Richmond, VA and New Tampa, FL. Two new restaurants located in Maryland and three new franchised restaurants in Florida are scheduled to open this year.

For more information, visit www.glorydaysgrill.com or www.glorydaysfranchising.com.

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