We serve great food. Period.

About FDY, Inc.

Our Vision

FDY, Inc. strives to be a premier provider of quality food and memorable experiences.

Our Mission

FDY, Inc.’s commitment is to provide quality food with an exceptional experience to our valued customers, while making a positive impact in the lives of our associates, their families, and the community.

Our Values

Customer Focus

Continuously listen to our customers, anticipate their needs, and go beyond their expectations.

Maintain the highest standard of integrity in everything we do.
Fairness and Professionalism

Work professionally and fairly with associates and customers in all situations.

Striving for Excellence
Constantly strive for new and better ways of improving service.
Winning isn’t everything, but it sure feels good.

Awards and Recognitions

Minority Business Entrepreneur Awards, Charlotte Chamber of Commerce
The Order of the Longleaf Pine, North Carolina
United Negro College Fund: An Evening of the Stars and Tribute Honoring Floyd and Norma Young
Highest Sales Dollar Increase, Bojangles’
Supplier of the Year, Carolinas Virginia Minority Supplier and Development Council
Highest Volume Restaurant Award, Bojangles’ Single Restaurant Owners
Certificate of Appreciation, Deltas of Charlotte, Inc. (Gamma Lambda chapter)
“You Topped the Top” Recognition, Johnson C. Smith University
Distinguished Service, Loyalty & Devotion Award, Johnson C. Smith University
Fourth Largest Minority Employer, Charlotte Business Journal
Philanthropy Award, Johnson C. Smith University Golden Bull Society
Award of Appreciation, United Negro College Fund
Certificate of Achievement, Minority Executive Education Institute
North Carolina Institute of Minority Economic Development Award
MBE Class 2 Award, Carolinas Minority Supplier Development

The Foundation

Our Legacy

Floyd D. Young, Jr.


A pioneer in the food service industry. Born from humble beginnings in San Augustine, Texas, Young always knew he was destined for greatness. He began his career in a bakery in Brenham, Texas where he developed a passion for food service. After attending Prairie View A&M University, he ultimately left his hometown to pursue food service management in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Meet The Team

Get to know us

Keith J. Haywood

President & Owner

“I am proud of our legacy as it relates to growing opportunities for our associates and standing on a foundation of quality, service, and sustained growth. We are poised and prepared to stay laser-focused on the future growth of our business.”

Najla Haywood

Vice President and Director of Communications

Peter Daudu

Director of Operations

Ora Jackson

Director of Human Resources

Nina Parmley

Nina Parmley

Corporate Payroll Administrator

Halina Koziel

Accounts Payables Administrator

Emerson Haywood

Brand Retail Manager

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London Baldwin

Operations Manager

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Craig Patterson

Culinary Director

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