For immediate release: April 11, 2018
For more information: Eric B. White, Director of Marketing
Reading, Pa. – Redner’s is proud to announce the hiring of executive chef, Tim Twiford as its Director of Food Service. Twiford, best known in Berks county as “Chef Tim” has the distinction of being the company’s first executive chef.
“We are excited to have Chef Tim join our team. His experience and knowledge of food and recipe preparation will bring new products and services to our customers. Chef Tim is well known for his unique style and enthusiasm for food. We expect to expand that distinction throughout our entire chain, said Ryan Redner, president/ceo. This is an exciting new venture for us so that we can compete in the prepared foods arena. The experience, knowledge and excitement that Chef Tim can bring to our stores and, more importantly, our customers should make everyone excited,” added Redner.
Twiford will oversee the development and implementation of all prepared food services within Redner’s Warehouse Markets & Quick Shoppes. He will be hands on with the menu development, catering and high-volume food service production management to be used throughout Redner’s locations. Chef Tim will report to the vice president of perishable operations.
Chef Tim has been serving the Berks county community for the past 35 years; most recently as the Executive Chef at the Crowne Plaza. He is active within the Berks County community, supporting local organizations such as The Hope Rescue Mission, Olivet Boys and Girls Club, Prospectus Berco and Blankets of Hope, as well as, mentoring local culinary students. He was instrumental in the creation of Chef Tim’s table which is used to support charitable organizations though an elevated tasting experience and all proceeds donated towards community support. Twiford is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, he resides in Sinking Spring with his wife Christine and three children.
Redner’s Markets, Inc., an employee owned company, currently operates 43 Grocery Stores and 21 Quick Shoppes throughout Eastern Pennsylvania, Maryland and Delaware. Redner’s is committed to supporting the community in which each Grocery Store and Quick Shoppe is located through a variety of supportive partnerships and enrichment programs. Redner’s continually strives to provide the lowest prices, freshest product and the outstanding service our customers have come to expect for 48 years.