2017 Best in Class Dealers

FE&S presents the results from the 2017 Best in Class study, where we asked foodservice professionals to rate individual factories on a list of specific attributes.

The data collected was used to create a composite score and determine the winners of FE&S' 2017 Best in Class Awards. The following is the results from the dealer segment.

HEAVY EQUIPMENT Category Winner
Blast Chillers Traulsen
Braising Pans/Tilting Skillets Cleveland
Charbroilers Vulcan
Chef Counters — Prefabricated Delfield
Combi Ovens Alto-Shaam
Convection Ovens Blodgett
Conveyor Ovens Lincoln
Cook and Hold Ovens Alto-Shaam
Custom Stainless Steel Fabrication Advance Tabco
Deck Ovens Blodgett
Dishwashers/Warewashers Hobart
Floor Mixers Hobart
Freestanding Floor Fryers Pitco
Hot Food Holding Equipment Metro
Ice Makers Manitowoc Ice
Ranges — Gas and Electric Vulcan
Refrigerated Prep Tables True Manufacturing
Steamers Cleveland
Steam-Jacketed Kettles Cleveland
Upright Reach-In Refrigeration True Manufacturing
Ventilation Systems CaptiveAire
Walk-In Refrigeration Thermo-Kool
LIGHT EQUIPMENT Category Winner
Beverage Blenders Vitamix
Coffee Brewers Bunn-O-Matic
Conveyor Toasters Hatco
Countertop Griddles Vulcan
Disposers InSinkErator
Electric Food Processors Robot Coupe
Electric Slicers Globe Food Equipment Co.
Heat Lamps Hatco
High-Speed Ovens TurboChef
Induction Cooktops CookTek
Manual Food Choppers Vollrath
Microwave Ovens Amana
Parts and Accessories Franklin Machine Products
Scales Edlund Company
Shelving Metro
Sinks — Prefabricated Advance Tabco
Underbar Fabrication Perlick
Underbar Refrigeration True Manufacturing
Worktables — Prefabricated Advance Tabco
SMALLWARES Category Winner
Cookware Vollrath
Cutlery Dexter-Russell
Food Storage Containers Cambro
Tabletop and Buffet Serving Accessories Vollrath
Thermometers/Sensors Taylor Precision Products