Here’s What’s Happening at the 2023 NAFEM Show!

On February 1, foodservice professionals from around the world, along with the world’s leading equipment and supply manufacturers, are gathering in Orlando for the NAFEM Show, the first since 2019. Four years of unprecedented challenges, tests, and triumphs have given rise to countless new products, processes, and perspectives that will be shared during this spirited reunion of the foodservice industry. Will you be there?

If you’re planning to travel to Orlando, please stop in and see us at the following booths or even better, contact us before or at the show to schedule a time to visit your favorite manufacturers together.

Here’s a preview of what’s in store for this long-awaited event.

Cambro, Booth #3235

Maximizing return on your space and food inventory investments will take center stage at the Cambro booth.

Cambro CamSquares® FreshPro, a new and improved food storage system takes freshness, food safety, and efficiency to the next level with easy on-and-off seal covers, recessed handles, drain shelves, and color-coding.

The Camshelving® Universal Storage Rack optimizes storage space by providing easy access to containers without having to disrupt and handle other containers on the shelf. 

It can be customized to maximize and improve the storage of food pans, sheet pans, dough boxes and food boxes.

Champion, Booth #2212

The Champion booth is going to be awash with action! See demos of the PRO Series Flight Type machine, Sonic PRO Pulper with water press, DH6000T Ventless Heat Recovery Hood-type machine, and a connected Direct Link Kiosk. 

You’ll also be able to get hands-on with a live Vortex Sink, Bi-Line Accumulator, and a variety of rack conveyor and undercounter dishwashing machine models.

Edlund, Booth #2020

If you’re striving for consistency—and who isn’t—you won’t want to miss Edlund’s latest product introductions. Edlund will be showcasing the industry’s fastest, most flexible, and most durable Pizza/Specialty Scales at NAFEM. 

With the first and only pizza/specialty scales utilizing Bluetooth® connectivity, you can eliminate the cord altogether.

Edlund’s new EHP-30 High Profile Portion/Light Receiving Scale is IP67 rated waterproof and submersible, and has a 30lb. x 0.1oz capacity.

FWE / Food Warming Equipment Company, Booth #3204

FWE is geared up to share a vast variety of solutions to help you maintain just-prepared quality with new products like Infrared Heated Holding ShelvesHeated Holding Cubbies, and new generations of rethermalization cabinets, refrigerated dough retarder cabinets, and mobile air screen cabinets. 

Chef Chicco, Executive Chef of Old Major Market, an Indianapolis-based producer of artisanal meats and provisions, will be offering live demonstrations of the impressive capabilities of the FWE Low Temperature Cook and Hold Smoker Oven.

Glastender, Booth #3635

Glastender will be showcasing their bar fabricationrefrigerationbeverage dispensing and glass washing equipment capabilities, all engineered to enhance efficiency, ease of maintenance, and return on investment. Glastender’s brand new high profile cooler for back bar merchandising will be making its debut at the show. 

Also on display will be Glastender’s new range of handle options, including a pull-tab handle for minimizing visible hardware, a full-height tube handle option that provides a wide grip range and a look that blends with other contemporary hardware, and a newly re-designed signature handle that maintains the classic Glastender look while relocating the lock to the center of the door.

Hatco, Booth #1612

Hatco will be highlighting an extensive variety of new products and acquisitions, including the new Hatco Flav-R-Shield Sneeze Guard Collection. This comprehensive line of barriers includes pass-over, self-serve, and portable sneeze guards that are designed, machined, and finished in the United States. These durable, NSF listed sneeze guards can be customized even further with Hatco LED light bars and strip heaters.

Hatco will also be featuring Flav-R-Savor Heated Air Curtain MerchandiserPickup Pods, the Flav-R 2-Go Pizza Locker System, and several other new products launched since the last NAFEM show in 2019.

Mercer Culinary/Barfly, Booth #1869

Mercer will be exhibiting new products developed to address operational challenges, including an array of options to keep cutlery sharp and operating at peak performance such as larger size, deluxe sharpening stones and high-density glass sharpening stones; an expansion of the Ultimate White Cutlery line to make it more comprehensive to handle any kitchen needs; a Millennia Brisket Knife for effortlessly achieving even slices; and a variety of new specialty cutlery.

The entire Barfly line of mixology gear will be on display, along with new shaker set styles in Barfly’s trademark finishes; mixing glasses in vibrant new colors, patterns, and sizes; a jumbo aluminum juicer for maximum yield with less effort; bitters bottles in a wide selection of shapes, capacities, and distinctive styles; plus many more practical and stylish new items

New Age Industrial, Booth #1600

New Age invites you to join them for the big reveal of their Custom Design Contest Winning Product on Thursday, February 2, at 11:00 AM in booth 1600. They will unveil this brand new product to add to their line of heavy duty, yet lightweight aluminum products. Bulk Sheet Pan DolliesMat Racks and CartsMixer and Slicer Stands, and Bowl and Mixing Bowl Dollies are just the few of the sturdy equipment solutions you can expect to see featured at the show. 

The New Age team is also happy to talk with you about customization needs. Whether you need a completely custom cart or a current item in a different size, modified to hold a specific tote or tray, add a handle or other accessory, upgrade casters, etc., they can help.

Sammic, Booth #1873

Sammic will exhibit food preparation, food preservation, and sous-vide cooking equipment engineered to support product consistency while minimizing labor. 

SmartVide XL, a commercial high-precision sous-vide cooker with stirrer for up to 120, 7-oz. portions of food (52 lbs.), is a must-see for chefs looking to precisely control tempera­ture while preserving high-volume food quality and consistency.

Janby Digital Kitchen, Sammic’s technology partner, will also be featured at the Sammic booth. 

Together with SmartVide immersion circulators, Janby Track makes controlled regeneration by portion and product traceability a simpler process throughdigitalization, technology, and connectivity.

Structural Concepts, Booth #2049

Constantly innovating the art of fresh food presentation, Structural Concepts is featuring multi-temperature models at this year’s NAFEM show. 

The Blend® is a family of reconfigurable, multi-temperature cases combined to create modular islands, perfect for cross-merchandising in any space. 

With refrigerated, heated, and ambient case options in one island, increase your revenue opportunity by providing customers access to a selection of fresh foods and packaged goods. 

The new Oasis Refrigerated & Heated Self-Service Case is a multi-temperature model that optimizes floor space. 

Great for both online ordering and customer pick up, this versatile case also encourages cross-promotional grab & go purchases by creating a one-stop shopping environment that stimulates impulse purchases and enhances the overall experience.

Learn more here

ablecraft, Booth #1431

The name says it all. TableCraft is all about crafting a great-looking tablescape. 
Their latest crop of new products continues to inspire the ultimate in creative presentation and character, whatever your style and menu. 

From acacia wood display pieces to stainless steel side servers and an expanded white Melamine serving ware collection, there will be much to explore and envision for your menu at the TableCraft booth.

Tuxton, Booth #3800

Tuxton has been cooking up something big, and they plan to reveal it at NAFEM. 

Stop by to get a sneak peek at their hot new product category.

Welbilt, Booth #2000

See the latest from ClevelandConvothermDelfieldFrymasterGarland/US RangeKolpakLincolnMercoMerrychef, and Multiplex at the Welbilt booth.

Wood Stone Corporation, Booth #1800

The Wood Stone team is fired up to debut a brand new cooking platform to round out their line of stone hearth ovens, plancha griddlesrotisseries, and charbroilers.

We hope to see you at the show! To schedule a time to visit specific booths or see specific products at the show, or to learn more about new product solutions introduced at the show, contact us.