The Restaurant Chain was Ranked in Top Decor, Top Service and Top Overall in the Quick Refreshments Category
DUBLIN, OH, Sept. 28, 2012 /CNW/ - Zagat, the leading global restaurant review organization recently ranked Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop among the top five in the Quick Refreshments category for Top Decor, Top Service and Top Overall in its Annual Diner Survey of U.S. Restaurants.
"We're flattered to be recognized by such a highly-respected organization like Zagat," said Mike Meilleur, executive vice president, Tim Hortons U.S. "Our restaurant owners and team members work hard every day to provide our guests with an excellent experience. This is an outstanding recognition for them."
Within the last two years, Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop introduced a new interior and exterior design and is investing in renovating existing locations. The new design offers guests a more contemporary, warm and inviting experience in which they can comfortably enjoy their favorite Tim Hortons products while sitting in front of a fireplace or watching a flat-screen TV.
Tim Hortons is often regarded for its friendly service, extensive menu offering and high hospitality standards. The bakery-cafe chain prides itself on a notable speed of service and for operating one of the fastest drive thru services in the industry.
Zagat announced the results of its annual Fast-Food Survey of 274 national restaurant chains on Thursday. The organization polled more 10,500 diners from across the United States.
Tim Hortons launched in the United States in 1985 and has grown to include 734 traditional and non-traditional restaurants across 11 states. Restaurant locations are concentrated in the northeast U.S., with the majority located in New York, Ohio and Michigan.
About Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop
Tim Hortons is one of the largest publicly-traded restaurant chains in North America based on market capitalization. Operating in the quick service segment of the restaurant industry, Tim Hortons appeals to a broad range of consumer tastes, with a menu that includes premium coffee, espresso-based beverages, specialty teas, home-style soups, fresh sandwiches, grilled paninis, wraps, hot breakfast sandwiches and fresh baked goods, including our trademark donuts. As of July 1, 2012, Tim Hortons had 734 restaurants in the United States and 4,071 restaurants systemwide. For more information, visit www.timhortons.com.
SOURCE: Tim Hortons Inc.
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