Willow Run Foods in Kirkwood says it plans to hire about 50 new employees and the majority of them will be truck drivers.

The company has reached a five year deal with Five Guys Burgers and Fries worth about 375 million dollars. Starting on May15th Willow Run will distribute to approximately 250 Five Guys restaurants through out the northeast.

In October the company reached an 8 year deal with Checkers Drive In restaurants worth 280 million dollars. Those interested in applying can do so in person or on its website at www.willowrunfoods.com.