Foodservice News & Trends

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Middleby Acquires Ss Brewtech

The Middleby Corporation has acquired Ss Brewtech, a maker of professional craft brewing and beverage equipment. Founded in 2013, Ss Brewtech has $20 million in annual revenues, per a release announcing this transaction.

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus Named FE&S' 2019 Kitchen Storage Makeover Winner

Foodservice Equipment & Supplies named The Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus (JCC) the winner of the 2019 Kitchen Storage Makeover contest.

MATAN 1Matan B. Gutwak“I never win anything,” said Matan B. Gutwak, catering and rentals manager for JCC of Greater Columbus, who entered the community center in the contest. The kosher kitchen handles a variety of foodservice offerings including supporting 500 preschool children with lunch and two snacks daily, 80 seniors with daily lunches, plus catering services.

JCC of Greater Columbus receives a makeover of its kitchen storage areas, which will be featured in an upcoming issue of FE&S.

The Kitchen Storage Makeover winner was selected by a panel of judges including: Jonathan Nikiel, Reitano Design Group; Peg Gailie, S20 Consultants Inc. and Armand Iaia, FSCI, Cini-Little.