The Middleby Corporation (NASDAQ: MIDD) today announced it will release 2011 fourth quarter and full year earnings on Friday, March 9 after the market closes. The company has scheduled a conference call to discuss the results at 9 a.m. Central Time on Monday, March 12. The call can be accessed by dialing (866) 551-3680 and entering conference code 88230021#. The conference call is also accessible through the Investor Relations section of the company website at www.middleby.com. About The Middleby Corporation The Middleby Corporation is a global leader in the foodservice equipment industry. The company develops, manufactures, markets and services a broad line of equipment used for commercial food cooking, preparation and processing. The company's leading equipment brands serving the commercial foodservice industry include Anets®, Beech®, Blodgett®, Blodgett Combi®, Blodgett Range®, Bloomfield®, Britannia®, Carter Hoffmann®, CookTek®, CTX®, Doyon®, frifri®, Giga®, Holman®, Houno®, IMC®, Jade®, Lang®, Lincat®, MagiKitch'n®, Middleby Marshall®, Nu-Vu®, PerfectFry®, Pitco Frialator®, Southbend®, Star®, Toastmaster®, TurboChef® and Wells®. The company’s leading equipment brands serving the food processing industry include Alkar®, Armor Inox®, Auto-Bake®, Cozzini®, Danfotech®, Drake®, Maurer-Atmos®, MP Equipment®, and RapidPak®. The Middleby Corporation has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of the Best Small Companies every year since 2005, most recently in October 2011. For more information about The Middleby Corporation and the company brands, please visit www.middleby.com.