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K&W Names Donna Neeley 2012 General Manager of the Year

 K&W Cafeterias has awarded their prestigious “General Manager of the Year for 2012” award to Donna Neeley who manages K&W’s Winston-Salem location on Hanes Mill Road.  Donna joined K&W in August of 2006 and was promoted to General Manager in December of 2011.  Donna is one of thirty-three K&W General Managers.  Managers are evaluated using a series of performance benchmarks throughout the year.  Bill Cockerham, General Manager of K&W’s Holden Road location in Greensboro, received the award for “Best Customer Service in 2012” based on ...

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K&W Donates $10,000 to the Second Harvest Food Bank

 In a meeting on Monday, February 11th, with Clyde Fitzgerald, Executive Director of the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest NC, K&W Cafeterias donated $10,000 in the fight against hunger. The Second Harvest Food Bank serves an 18-county area with nearly 300,000 persons who are at risk of hunger.  One third of them are children.  Food is a basic need - the fuel we need to survive and thrive.  Hungry children can't learn and hungry adults can't work and live productively.  Children are especially vulnerable to issues of hunger and poverty.  A child who is ...

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Friendly Center K&W Employee Wins Goodwill Award

Karla McSwain with K&W at Friendly Center in Greensboro has been awarded the "George E. Norman, Jr. Graduate of the Year" award by Goodwill Industries of Central North Carolina.  The award stated the following:  "Since obtaining a fulfilling position at K&W Cafeteria a year and a half ago, Karla McSwain believes she has finally found her way.  As a resident of Siler City, Karla made the trek from her home to receive job training services including Keyboarding, Customer Service and Job Prep courses at the Greensboro Community Resource Center.  Her perseverance ...

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K&W Introduces NEW Country Fried Chicken Box

K&W has just introduced their NEW Country Fried Chicken Box, just in time for football season.  K&W's Country Fried Chicken uses an improved batter technique and it's receiving rave reviews from customers!  The Country Fried Chicken Box will be available TO-GO at sixteen K&W locations.  It's perfect for tailgating or picnics.  The box includes 8 pieces of white and dark meat chicken and 4 rolls, biscuits, or cornbread for just $9.99.  Customers will have the option to add 2 sides and a 1/2 gallon beverage for an additional $6.00.  The NEW Country Fried ...

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K&W Cafeterias Announces 2011 Management Awards

K&W Cafeterias has awarded their prestigious “General Manager of the Year for 2011” award to Ted Ruffin who manages the Fayetteville, N.C. location.  Ted is a 25 year employee with K&W and was promoted to General Manager of the Fayetteville location in January of 2001.  K&W Managers are evaluated using a series of performance benchmarks throughout the year. Chris Costa, General Manager of K&W’s Cameron Village location in Raleigh received the award for “Best Customer Service in 2011”, based on customer feedback.  This is the second year in a ...

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K&W Receives “Employer of the Year 2010” Designation from Goodwill

Read Goodwill's statement below: Helping people succeed is just part of the culture at K&W Cafeteria, this years Employer of the Year. K&W has partnered with Goodwill for several years to provide training opportunities for Goodwill clients and most recently participated in Goodwill's Summer Youth Program, funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, by providing a site for youth in the Food Service program to gain work experience. K&W's commitment to Goodwill and the community as a whole does not stop there. A number of Goodwill graduates have been ...

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K&W Receives Prestigious Customer Satisfaction Award

K&W Cafeterias has been honored by Celebration Media, US (CMUS) and Talk of the Town News as a recipient of their prestigious “Talk of the Town” award for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction in 2011. The Talk of the Town Awards recognizes a host of businesses and professionals who have been noted by their customers through multiple websites, blogs, and social networks for their excellent customer service. CMUS is headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan, and the company’s mission is to uncover the most highly rated businesses and spotlight their achievements ...

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K&W in Raleigh Receives “Employer of the Year” Award

Congratulations to our Cameron Village and Tower Marketplace locations! K&W was honored by StepUP Ministry of Raleigh with their “2011 Employer of the Year” Award, presented by Angela Coleman, Employment Manager of StepUp Ministry to Chris Costa, General Manager of the K&W Cameron Village location. Over the period of 2009 through 2011, K&W Cafeterias’ two Raleigh locations have hired over twenty-four Job Readiness Program Graduates from the StepUp Ministry, according to Ms. Coleman. StepUp Ministry is a 501c(3) non-profit organization that provides ...

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Myrtle Beach K&W Goes Above and Beyond

Hats off to the employees of K&W's 79th Ave. N. location in Myrtle Beach for going above and beyond. We received the following note from a K&W Customer in Myrtle Beach: Dear K&W: Last Thursday my Father made the decision to go off of life support. Before he did, he had two requests of my Sister. One was for a piece of K&W's coconut cream pie. His request came at a time when the K&W at 79th Ave. N, was in the cleanup phase between breakfast and lunch. My Sister was able to get someone to the door and explained the situation to them. They very graciously ...

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