The Middleby Corporation (NASDAQ: MIDD) today announced it will release 2012 fourth quarter earnings on Tuesday, February 26 after the market closes. The company has scheduled a conference call to discuss the results at 11 a.m. Eastern Time/10 a.m. Central Time on Wednesday, February 27. The call can be accessed by dialing (866) 200-6965 and entering conference code 46030671# . 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 in the commercial, industrial processing and residential markets. 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®, Nieco®, Nu-Vu®, PerfectFry®, Pitco Frialator®, Southbend®, Star®, Toastmaster®, TurboChef®, Viking® and Wells®. The company’s leading equipment brands serving the food processing industry include Alkar®, Armor Inox®, Auto-Bake®, Baker Thermal Solutions® (formerly known as Turkington), Cozzini®, Danfotech®, Drake®, Maurer-Atmos®, MP Equipment® RapidPak®, Spooner Vicars® and Stewart®. The company’s leading brands serving the residential kitchen market include Jade®, TurboChef® and Viking®. The Middleby Corporation has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of the Best Small Companies every year since 2005, most recently in October 2012. For more information about The Middleby Corporation and the company brands, please visit www.middleby.com.