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Alto-Shaam Chef Retires

Chef Nic Tsikis has retired from his position as a corporate chef for Alto-Shaam. Tsikis spent more than 30 years with the Wisconsin-based foodservice equipment manufacturer.

Nic Tsikis AltoShaamNic TsikisHe joined Alto-Shaam in 1990 as international corporate executive chef, responsible for training and demonstrating Alto-Shaam equipment. In addition to working as a chef at Alto-Shaam’s headquarters, Tsikis traveled to work with customers across the world.

Speaking on his retirement, Nic said: “Working at Alto-Shaam has been fantastic and I have loved every second of it. The role has given me the opportunity to travel the world and learn so much about other cultures and cooking styles. Training and educating our customers on how to improve quality and maximize our award-winning equipment has been a great pleasure. I will miss it and all of the Alto-Shaam family who make it such a great place to work.”

“Well-respected and handpicked by my father 30 years ago, Nic has played a pivotal role in our international growth as a business,” said Steve Maahs, Alto-Shaam president. “His knowledge, guidance and presence both in and out of the kitchen will be greatly missed.”