Dell’s Maraschino Cherries Announces New Senior Management Team for Future Growth

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4th Generation Family Members Dana Mondella Bentz Appointed New President & CEO and Dominique Mondella Appointed Vice President of Sales & Marketing

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Dell’s Maraschino Cherries is proud to announce that the company has appointed Dana Mondella Bentz to President & CEO and Dominique Mondella as Vice President of Sales & Marketing. Established in 1948, Dell’s Maraschino Cherries have been the signature ingredient in cocktails for restaurants across the United States for the past 67 years. Now women-owned and operated, Dell’s processes upwards of 19 million pounds of cherries a year in their 38,000 square foot SQF level 3 state-of-the art facility which is also OU Kosher Certified and Halal Certified located in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn, New York.

Prior to Dell’s Maraschino Cherries, Dana Mondella Bentz was a Finance Operations Senior Administrator at PricewaterhouseCoopers in their Banking & Capital Markets division in New York City. Dana will be responsible for Dell’s Maraschino Cherries finances, operations and corporate policies and will work directly with Dell’s lending institutions and external auditors. Bentz earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from St. John’s University graduating Magna cum Laude, and a Master of Science in Accounting from St. John’s University.

"I am very excited to have this opportunity and to carry on the family tradition of Dell’s Maraschino Cherries. As a 4th generation family member, I’m committed to working with our suppliers and partners to drive forward our strategic business priorities to better serve our employees and customers," said Dana Mondella Bentz.

Dominique Mondella was promoted from within the company and will serve as Vice President of Sales & Marketing. Dominique, also a 4th generation family member will be responsible for the strategic planning for Dell’s sales force and customer service department. Mondella will also work directly with Dell’s Maraschino Cherries national distribution and broker network and outside communication firms. Mondella earned a bachelor’s degree in Finance from St. John’s University.

“I am thrilled to be promoted to Vice President of Sales & Marketing,” said Dominique Mondella. “My entire career has been at Dell’s and I look forward to expanding and increasing our product distribution and sales in both the retail and foodservice channels.”

Dell’s Maraschino Cherries manufacturing facility is the most advanced in the industry and is automated by their own designed software to meet today’s manufacturing regulatory demands, quality control and product traceability to ensure years of future growth.

Dell’s Maraschino Cherries sources only the finest cherries from around the world to provide its customers with the best quality and best tasting maraschino cherries. Dell’s strives to provide its customers with excellent customer service and promises never to compromise on the quality and safety of their cherries. When you choose Dell’s Maraschino Cherries, you can be rest assured you’re choosing the best!

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Dell’s Maraschino Cherries is a 4th generation family business which is women-owned and processes upwards of 19 million pounds of cherries a year in their 38,000 square foot SQF level 3 state-of-the art facility which is also OU Kosher Certified and Halal Certified located in Brooklyn, New York. Dell’s Maraschino Cherries prides itself in processing only the highest quality, best tasting maraschino cherries for both foodservice operators and retailers throughout the United States. Dell’s Maraschino Cherries offers a variety of different sized cherries with or without stems that include medium, large, extra-large, colossal, crushed or halved. Our products are available for Supermarket Chains, Independent Supermarkets, Club Stores, National Restaurant Chains, Independent Restaurants, Hospitality and Casino operators and for private label. Dell’s Maraschino Cherries was established in 1948 and maintains a high standard of product quality and customer service. For more information about Dell’s Maraschino Cherries, contact sales(at)dellscherry(dot)com.

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