BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UFood Restaurant Group Inc. announces that CEO George Naddaff was recently honored by HealthCorps. The honor was bestowed on Mr. Naddaff for his leadership of UFood Grill and its commitment of providing healthy food options in a quick service food operation.
HealthCorps President Michelle Bouchard said, "We were thrilled to honor George Naddaff, CEO of UFood Grill, who has worked tirelessly to bring healthier dining out options to communities. We share the mission to help get our youth to make healthier lifestyle choices that will have a profound effect on communities across the USA."
Dr. Oz, heart surgeon and host of the nationally syndicated talk show, and wife Lisa, founded HealthCorps to help stem the rise in child obesity and teen suicide rates in schools and communities across the country. Like a Peace Corps for Health, HealthCorps engages recent college graduates as in-school educators and mentors through a two-year full time assignment at a public high school.
George Naddaff, Chairman and CEO of UFood Grill said, “I am proud to have received this award presented by Dr. Mehmet Oz, founder of HealthCorps. The obesity epidemic in America has even reached children with rising occurrences of diabetes. UFood Grill "where delicious meets nutritious" will participate in fundraising programs to support HealthCorps in their mission to educate America’s youth on healthier eating and nutrition.”
About UFood Restaurant Group, Inc.
Headquartered in Boston, MA UFood Restaurant Group, Inc. is a franchisor and operator of fast-casual food service restaurants. UFood Grill offers healthy lifestyle alternatives to consumers in the fast-casual restaurant space and is positioned to become a leading player in the “better-for-you” quick-serve restaurant category. The Company is led by franchise innovator George Naddaff, who founded Boston Market and led the franchising of several companies including Sylvan Learning Center and Ranch*1. Mr. Naddaff has a veteran management team with a successful record in the franchise market. UFood is currently launching a growth plan to franchise nationwide. To learn more, visit www.ufoodgrill.com.
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