2012 Best in Class Dealers

FE&S presents the results from the 2012 Best in Class study, where we asked foodservice professionals to rate individual factories on a list of specific attributes.

2012 Best In ClassThe data collected was used to create a composite score and determine the winners of FE&S’ 2012 Best in Class Awards. The following is the results from the dealer segment.

Best in Class: Dealers

HEAVY EQUIPMENT Category Winner
Blast Chillers Traulsen
Braising Pans/Tilting Skillets Cleveland
Charbroilers Vulcan
Chef Counters - Prefabricated Advance Tabco
Combi Ovens Alto-Shaam
Convection Ovens Blodgett
Conveyor Ovens Lincoln
Cook and Hold Ovens Alto-Shaam
Cooking Suites Montague
Custom Stainless Steel Fabrication Advance Tabco
Deck Ovens Blodgett
Dishwashers Hobart
Floor Mixers Hobart
Free Standing Floor Fryers Frymaster
Ice Makers Manitowoc Ice
Mobile Hot Food Holding Equipment Cres Cor
Ranges, Gas or Electric Vulcan
Refrigerated Prep Tables True Manufacturing
Steam Jacketed Kettles Cleveland
Steamers Cleveland
Upright/Reach-In Refrigeration True Manufacturing
Ventilation Systems Captive-Aire
Walk-In Refrigeration Thermo-Kool


LIGHT EQUIPMENT Category Winner
Beverage Blenders Vita-Mix
Coffee Brewers Bunn-O-Matic
Conveyor Toasters Hatco
Countertop Batch Oven Bakers Pride
Countertop Griddles Vulcan
Disposers Salvajor
Dual Techology Ovens Amana
Electric Food Processors Robot Coupe
Electric Slicers Hobart
Heat Lamps Hatco
Induction Cooktops Vollrath
Manual Food Choppers/Slicers Vollrath
Microwave Ovens Amana
Parts and Accessories Franklin Machine Products
Scales Edlund
Shelving Metro/InterMetro
Sinks, Prefabricated Advance Tabco
Underbar Fabrication Perlick
Underbar Refrigeration True Manufacturing
Worktables, Prefabricated Advance Tabco


SMALLWARES Category Winner
Cookware Vollrath
Cutlery Forshner/Victorinox/Swiss Army
Food Storage Containers Cambro
Tabletop and Buffet Serving Accessories Vollrath
Thermometers/Sensors Cooper-Atkins
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