October 1st, 2019 Phnom Penh, Cambodia – EFG Cambodia, for the second time, won the prestigious “Minor Foods International Franchisee of the Year Award” at the Annual International Franchise Conference held in Bangkok, Thailand from 24th – 26th September 2019. EFG Cambodia was recognized by Minor Foods International Franchise as the top performer of their 10 The Pizza Company and Swensen’s franchisee countries – which include Bahrain, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, Pakistan, UAE, Oman, Saudi Arabia and the Maldives – to bring home the top award for the second time.
Paul Kenny, CEO of Minor Food Group said “in choosing our Franchisee of the Year we are recognizing a franchisee who has proven to us a good partner, who drives results and embraces operations excellence, executes product innovation that drives 100% customer satisfaction. I am very delighted to say that the winner of the Franchisee of the Year for 2018 is EFG Cambodia”.
Virak Tep, General Manager of EFG Cambodia, said he was “excited with this 2nd time award and expressed his sincere thanks to all the 1,300 team members, especially in operations and marketing plus the frontline teams in the stores and Call Center who everyday work very hard to deliver a smiling face to our customers”. Virak went on to say “this Award is in recognition of your success and is well deserved. Thank you on behalf of all of the EFG Management Team”.
EFG Cambodia last won the “Minor Foods International Franchisee of the Year Award“ in 2016.
About EFG and Minor Foods
Headquartered in Bangkok, Thailand, EFG Holdings employs over 2,000 people and has an operational presence in 3 countries – Cambodia, Myanmar and Laos. EFG is the partner of choice for leading food & beverage brands in Southeast Asia – like Minor Foods & Food Passion Group – and for North American brands – like Dairy Queen International, Krispy Kreme and Texas (Church’s) Chicken. EFG is majority-owned by RMA Group Thailand, with minority holdings by Lombard Investments Thailand and local shareholder partners in Laos and Myanmar. The history of the business and its mission today is defined by a commitment to understand our customers’ needs and bring them an exciting, evolving portfolio of restaurant and kiosk brands with innovative Instagrammable new food and beverage products. The business is run operationally from offices in Cambodia and local markets. In Cambodia and Myanmar, EFG is a joint venture partner of EMCAT, the region’s leading airport food and beverage operator with operations in three airports.
EFG is honored to be a franchisee of Minor Food for the following brands and territories. The Pizza Company (Cambodia, Myanmar and Laos). Swensen’s (Cambodia, Myanmar and Laos). The Coffee Club (Cambodia). Minor Foods is one of Asia’s largest casual dining and quick service restaurant companies, operating over 2,300 outlets in 27 countries. For more information please visit www.minorfood.com