Best in Class Reports

For 17 years, FE&S published the results of Best in Class surveys, naming the top brands as named by readers.


2012 Best In Class - Consultants

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 consultant segment.

Best in Class: Consultants

Blast Chillers Traulsen
Braising Pans/Tilting Skillets Cleveland
Charbroilers Vulcan
Chef Counters - Prefabricated Delfield
Combi Ovens Vulcan
Convection Ovens Vulcan
Conveyor Ovens Lincoln
Cook and Hold Ovens Alto-Shaam
Cooking Suites Montague
Custom Stainless Steel Fabrication Eagle Group
Deck Ovens Garland
Dishwashers Hobart
Floor Mixers Hobart
Free Standing Floor Fryers Frymaster
Ice Makers Manitowoc Ice
Mobile Hot Food Holding Equipment Alto-Shaam
Ranges, Gas or Electric Montague 
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


Beverage Blenders Hamilton Beach 
Coffee Brewers Bunn-O-Matic
Conveyor Toasters Hatco
Countertop Batch Ovens Bakers Pride
Disposers Salvajor
Dual Technology Ovens Turbo Chef  
Electric Food Processors Robot Coupe
Electric Slicers Hobart
Heat Lamps Hatco
Induction Cooktops CookTek
Microwave Ovens Amana
Shelving Metro/InterMetro
Sinks, Prefabricated Advance Tabco
Underbar Fabrication Perlick
Underbar Refrigeration Perlick
Worktables, Prefabricated Eagle Group