Tip Top Wins Prestigious Cornerstone Award

Grand Rapids, MI – Tip Top Poultry, North America’s leading producer of fully cooked diced and pulled chicken meat, was awarded the Cornerstone Partner Award by Gordon Food Service (GFS) at its annual Vendor Involvement Process (VIP) awards ceremony on October 6, 2008.  Although the honor is given to only 16 of its over 2,000 suppliers, GFS has declared Tip Top to be a Cornerstone Partner Supplier twice in the past 5 years. 

Bruce Withrow, Director of Category Management Center of the Plate at GFS, said ” Tip Top Poultry has been a quality supplier of GFS Branded Products for many years with outstanding customer support.  Flexibility and a commitment to high service are the best way to describe how Tip Top Poultry reacts to Gordon Food Service and our customer’s needs.”   

Tip Top’s President, Robin Burruss, summarized the night when he said, “The team at Tip Top Poultry is committed to providing award winning customer service to all of our customers including Gordon Food Service. Participating in the GFS VIP program has helped us improve in key areas that determine service excellence for food service customers across North America. This honor confirms that the program at GFS works and that our people have been successful in making Tip Top a customer centric company.”