Boelter is the 2018 recipient of Foodservice Equipment and Supplies’ prestigious Dealer of the Year award.

Representatives from the Wisconsin-based foodservice equipment and supplies dealership will accept this honor during FE&S’ 2018 Dealer of the Year and Industry Awards Gala, which will take place Sat., May 19 at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago.

During the past 6 years, Boelter has grown its business to more than $355 million in annual revenues from $186 million, making it the 5th largest foodservice equipment and supplies dealer in the country, according to FE&S’ Distribution Giants Study. “Due to its honesty and integrity, Boelter has a well-honed reputation with operators throughout the foodservice industry,” said Maureen Slocum, FE&S’ publisher. “Across its many locations, the company remains true to its culture as its management team continues to provide the dealer’s frontline personnel the necessary tools to support their operator customers, regardless of whether they are a chain, independent or institutional operator. This unified approach allows Boelter to provide value on the customers’ terms and make it a desired trading partner for the many factories the company works with.”

“Everything is changing. Our business has to evolve and to do that successfully requires some heavy lifting. Receiving the Dealer of the Year Award is validation of everyone’s efforts and a great honor,” said Eric Boelter, president of the Boelter. “What does not change, though, the core values that brought us here. Our associates and customers still come first.”

FE&S previously presented Boelter with its Dealer of the Year Award in 2005 and 1990.

FE&S is able to present its 2018 Dealer of the Year and Industry Awards Gala thanks to the generous support of its three platinum sponsors: True RefrigerationUnified Brands and Welbilt.

FE&S’ Dealer of the Year and Industry Awards Gala recognizes the foodservice community’s brightest stars by presenting them with some of the industry’s most time-honored awards. Held each year on the Saturday of the National Restaurant Association’s trade show in Chicago, this event brings together the best of the best to celebrate the ongoing success of the foodservice industry. Other awards to be presented the evening of May 19 include: FE&S’ Hall of Fame Award, FE&S’ Top Achievers, Facility Design Project of the Year and DSR of the Year.

Anyone interested in learning more about the 2018 Dealer of the Year and Industry Awards Gala should contact Maureen Slocum at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling (630) 715-1553.

Platinum sponsors of FE&S' 2018 Dealer of the Year and Industry Awards Gala:

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