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"The Jimmy" Award for April chosen at IWC Food Service

In celebration of our 60th anniversary year, a new Award called the Jimmy W. Mackie Award, "The Jimmy" will be awarded to one IWC employee each month. The selected employee personifies the vision and values of IWC. IWC wants to recognize employees who live our Values each day and goes above and beyond for IWC and/or our customers. Our April reci... read more

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Coming Up June 2nd - 60th Anniversary Trade Show Celebration at Sevierville Convention Center

As part of our yearlong celebration IWC Food Service is pleased to announce that we will return to the Smoky Mountains to host another bigger and better trade show on Friday, June 2nd, 2017. There will be over 120 vendors, new products presented &... read more

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"The Jimmy" Award for March chosen at IWC Food Service

In celebration of our 60th anniversary year, a new Award called the Jimmy W. Mackie Award, "The Jimmy" will be awarded to one IWC employee each month. The selected employee personifies the vision and values of IWC. IWC wants to recognize employees... read more

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IWC Food Service recognized for supporting Service member employees

IWC Food Service is recognized for being an employer that pledges to support employees that serve our country in peace, in crisis, and in war.... read more

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"The Jimmy" Award for February chosen at IWC Food Service

In celebration of our 60th anniversary year, a new Award called the Jimmy W. Mackie Award, "The Jimmy" will be awarded to one IWC employee each month. The selected employee personifies the vision and values of IWC. IWC wants to recognize employees... read more

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"The Jimmy" Award - First Recipient Chosen at IWC Food Service

In celebration of our 60th anniversary year, a new Award called the Jimmy W. Mackie Award, "The Jimmy" will be awarded to one IWC employee each month. The selected employee personifies the vision and values of IWC.... read more

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Frosty Acres Spotlight Champion - Cookeville District Sales Representative

Congratulations to Scott Forgie for being the Frosty Acres Spotlight Champion for the month of November. Scott had the highest increase in case sales over prior year for November Spotlight items and has been awarded 500,000 F.A.B.ulous Focus point... read more

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Did You Know?

Did you know?  IWC carries a full line of stocked Produce items.Did you know?  IWC is an independently inspected warehouse for sanitation by AIB - the American Institute of Baking.Did you know?  IWC delive... read more

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President of IWC Food Service featured in Restaurant Hospitality magazine

In the June 2016 issue of Restaurant Hospitality the President of IWC Food Service is shown in an airplane going "to any heights to serve his customers". We are proud of this acknowledgement and grateful t... read more

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TSNA State Conference in Memphis, TN

The annual TSNA State Conference took place this year in Memphis, TN from June 11 - 14. TSNA is a meeting of School Food Service Directors and their staffs from across the state. They receive training and see new p... read more

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The 2016 IWC Food & Trade Show was a HUGE success!

The 2016 IWC Food Service Food & Trade Show held at the Sevierville Convention Center on June 3rd was a huge success! There were hundreds of customers, vendors and employees that attended with their famili... read more

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IWC Food Service Trade Show 2016

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IWC Food Service receives FoodHandler Award

At a recent Frosty Acres Brand conference in Jacksonville, FL, IWC Food Service was honored with an award from one of their many vendors. FoodHandler presented IWC a plaque for purchasing over $500,000 in products f... read more

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Mark Vinson named Brands Champion Winner

Congratulations to Mark Vinson, District Sales Representative for IWC Food Service. Mark, a 30 year veteran at IWC, was recently awarded Brands Champion Winner for September 2015. His efforts produced the largest i... read more

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Ronnie Stout recognized at Frosty Acres luncheon for 44 years of service

Ronnie Stout was recognized at the Frosty Acres Brands (FAB) supplier awards luncheon today for his 44 years of service, support of FAB and upcoming retirement from IWC Food Service.... read more

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TN Food Code changes includes grocery & convenience stores

Effective July 1, 2015, the Tennessee Food Service Establishment Law changed to incorporate the 2009 FDA model Food Code & current food science. The most significant change to the law requires a ... read more

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Tennessee School Nutrition Association Conference held in Gatlinburg, TN

The annual TSNA State Conference (Tennessee School Nutrition Association) was recently held in Gatlinburg, TN from June 15-18. IWC has always attended and supported this very important event. As in the past years, I... read more

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IWC Food Service is Now Hiring!

IWC Food Service is now hiring for several positions. To see the positions available, please click on AVAILABLE POSITIONS on this website. To apply, please feel free to come by the warehouse located at 535 Dry Valley Road, Cookeville, TN 38506 or ... read more

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IWC Food Service has launched new communication technique for higher customer service quality

IWC Food Service has launched a new communication technique to emphasize our customer service philosophy of the 5 Rs. IWC Food Service is committed to providi... read more

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2015 Music City Challenge - Nashville, TN

IWC Food Service is a proud sponsor of the 2015 Music City Challenge at The Art Institute of Tennessee - Nashville The Middle Tennessee chapter of the American Culinary Federation provides opportunities for culinary professionals, students... read more

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2015 NBBQ Conference & Trade Show

*Where Barbeque Means Business* Want to take advantage of the exploding industry of barbeque? Then join hundreds of restauranteurs, caterers, competitors, and suppliers at the 2015 National Conference. There is no better way to connect! Fo... read more

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IWC SHOWCASE Camps & Boatdocks !!!

Come check out what items IWC has to offer!  ... read more

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Cookeville Regional restaurant Week * March 1-7, 2015

Enjoy exceptional dining at special prices! $ 5.00 from ceach meal benefits the charitable services & programs of Cookeville Regional Charitable Fo... read more

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IWC Food Service Delivery Driver in Athens, TN

"What started as an act of affection became a weekly ritual."  IWC Food Service driver Robert Davis allows students in Ashlee Gardner Transition class at Riceville... read more

IWC Employee Picnic

Come out for the 2014 IWC Employee Picnic! Food, fun, and games for all ages.      If picnic is cancelled for any reason a update will be added to this annoucement.... read more

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2014 No Show Food Show

2014 No Show Food Show   Great deals from a great list of vendors! Check on the No Show Food Show book today!... read more

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IWC Awarded The Eagle Award, Brands Award and the Donald B. Suber Award by Frosty Acres

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IWC Awarded The Eagle Award, Brands Award and the Donald B. Suber Award by Frosty Acres

On July 17, 2014, at the annual stockholders meeting of Frosty Acres Brands, a national food buying cooperative, Institutional Wholesale Co., Inc. was recognized with 3 awards.  The Eagle Award, Brands Award and the Donald B. Suber Award.&nbs... read more

The Cooks Kitchen

The Cooks Kitchen   Irene Bradley of The Platform at the Cooks Kitchen, first thought up this exciting concept “ to fill a need” as an 8th grader, trying to find a kitchen to make the baked goods she and... read more

Active Learning Center

Active Learning Center   Catherine Henris is the proud owner of this innovative childcare center located in Bellevue. She has been a customer of iWC since she purchased the center 14 years ago. She also has had a previous... read more

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iWC Goes ‘Pink’ in October to Fight Breast Cancer

Initiatives Include Sponsorships, Donations and Sale of ‘Pink’ Food Products   COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — iWC, the largest independently owned food service distributor in Tennessee, will ... read more

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

IWC is offering 5 PINK items to promote Breast Cancer Awareness month! These items include Otis Spunkmeyer cookies, La Chiquita pressed tortillas and tortilla chips!... read more

2013 IWC Regional Food Shows!

iWC will be having three regional food shows again this year. iWC has been providing quality service to our customers for over 50 years. With the success of the regional shows in 2012, we have decided to have them again and also to doubl... read more

IWC Acquires Amerifoods, LLC

Institutional Wholesale Co., Inc. (IWC) of Cookeville, TN, is pleased to announce its acquisition of the food service distribution operations of Amerifoods, LLC (Amerifoods), based in Chattanooga, TN. Founded in 197... read more

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Tennessee Society of Human Resource Management

Our very own Sheryl Ransom, IWC HR Manager, accepting an award for the Tennessee Society of Human Resource Management.  Sheryl is the State Director of the TN SHRM association this year.... read more

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IWC SHOWCASE Camps & Boatdocks !!!

Come see what items IWC Food Service has to offer!... read more