Reinhart Foodservice Expands Product Offerings in Louisiana
ROSEMONT, IL (August 3, 2012)—Reinhart Foodservice Louisiana, L.L.C., announced today that it has entered into an agreement with P.A. Menard, Inc. to acquire certain assets of P.A. Menard’s business in New Orleans, Louisiana. The transaction is expected to close on August 13, 2012, and P.A. Menard’s operations will be subsequently integrated into Reinhart’s New Orleans distribution facility.
P. A. Menard is a foodservice distributor to independent restaurants and supermarket chains in the greater New Orleans area. The company has developed a solid reputation in the industry by providing a wide range of products of the highest quality for supermarkets, bakeries, and fine dining establishments.
John Roussel, Chief Executive Officer of Reinhart Foodservice, L.L.C., said “Acquiring P.A. Menard’s operations not only delivers on Reinhart’s growth strategy, it also enables us to better serve our chef-centric customer base in the New Orleans market with the addition of a full bakery, pizza and fine cheese line to an already strong product mix.”
Lenny Raymond, Reinhart’s New Orleans Division President, said “We are proud to welcome the P.A. Menard associates into the Reinhart family, and together we will continue to ensure that our New Orleans customers get the right product at the right time.”