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The NAFEM Show Review

WhatsHotWhatsCool_logo_V8By Matt Kurnick

The NAFEM Show review is one of our favorite posts of the year. Below are the highlights of the What’s Hot What’s Cool honorees and the essential info on each product from The NAFEM Show 2015.

SupplierProduct Name – Description
ACP, Inc.Jetwave – Combination oven certified for ventless use.
ACP, Inc.Menumaster Steamer Oven – 3500 Watts, 1.6 cu. ft. oven with 10 programmable memory pads.
Advance TabcoSelf-Contained Mobile Hand Sink – For indoor or outdoor use.
AnetsElectric Series – Multiple heat input options to meet operators’ needs.
AnetsSolofilter SFAH Series – High efficiency, space-saving gas fryers.
American MetalcraftSecurit LED Menus – Easy-to-read light-up menus.
American MetalcraftThe Translucence Collection – Hand-crafted product developed to create unique serving vessels.
American MetalcraftVidacasa – The first temperature-controlled buffet ware that features iThermo Technology.
Bakers PrideXPM Speed Oven – State-of-the-art counter top oven that maximizes cooking capabilities in a minimal footprint.
Bar MaidGlass Polisher – Dries and polishes glass simultaneously.
CadcoAllergen Free Serving Cart – Allows operators to serve fresh ingredients while minimizing risk of cross contamination.
CadcoMobilServ Junior Cart – Allows operators to diversify menu and serve items fresh.
Chef SpecialtiesDuo Pepper Mill & Salt Shaker Combo – Grind pepper and shake salt with just one unit.
ClevelandConvotherm 4 – Cleveland’s most advanced combi steamer to date.
Cooper-AtkinsBlue 2 – Bluetooth-enabled wireless automation system for improving food safety monitoring processes.
DelfieldGlobal Refrigeration – Two-section reach-in model. Fits into larger system.
DukeIRHS Product Holding Unit – InfraRed HeatSink doubles former hold times.
DukeModular Production Center – Allows operators to produce a variety of hot, cold, and dry items quickly.
DukeSoup Station – A versatile, waterless, counter top soup and sauce warmer.
DukeFresh Flex Cart – Built on Duke’s exclusive Expressions platform.
EdlundTitan Maxcut – All-in-one stainless steel dicer, wedger, corer, and french-fry cutter.
FederalRefrigerated Self-Serv Counter Case – Designed for up-marketing styling for maximum visual appeal to drive sales.
FocusEZ-Wall Food Prep and Drying Kit – Help increase storage and work-flow efficiencies.
FrymasterESG35T High Efficiency Value Fryer – Value fryer that reduces energy consumption and oil usage.
FrymasterOil-Conserving FilterQuick Fryer – Extends oil life, optimizes food quality, by prompting just-in-time filtration.
GarlandFlexiHob – Provides flexibility to operators on a new level.
Hamilton BeachEclipse Blender – High-performance food blender with QuietBlendTM technology.
Hamilton BeachHBF1100 Series Food Blender – One-gallon food blenders that combine performance, durability, and control.
Hamilton BeachSmartServe Mix-in-Cup – Self-Serve milkshake maker.
HatcoIntelligent Toast-Qwik – Features Spot-On technology that senses when food is placed on conveyor.
HollowickGala Fuel Cell Covers – Dresses up Hollowick fuel cells.
Ice-O-MaticGrande Cuber Machine – Mass produces a larger ice cube.
Ice-O-MaticICE1506HT – Most ice production available for its size.
InSinkEratorGrind2Energy – Quickly grinds organic food scraps into a slurry.
LakesideAllergen Awareness Creation Express – Color-coded induction cooking station.
LakesideLiquid/Cup Refuse & Recycling Stations – Combines attractive functionality and durability with stainless steel construction.
MagiKitch’nLow Profile Focus Charbroiler – High production, counter-top charbroiler.
Master-BiltOpen Air Merchandisers – Horizontal and vertical open air merchandisers in 16 total models.
Merrychefeikon e4s – Advanced cooking technology that delivers perfect results in rapid times.
MetroC5 4 Series Insulation Armour Plus – Energy efficient hot holding and transport equipment.
MetroMetroMax 4 Advanced Polymer Storage System – Long-lasting and easy-to-clean shelving system.
Nor-LakeCapsule Pak Refrigeration System – Self-contained, low-temp system for use on Nor-Lake walk-in freezers.
PerlickSingle door dual zone beverage dispenser – Designed to fit under a typical bar with a minimal footprint.
PitcoSolstice Supreme ROV Gas Frying System – Helps operators reduce operating costs and maintain high production.
San JamarSaf-T-Ice Cart – Transport up to 50 lbs. of ice safely and securely.
Scotsman IceProdigy Plus C0722 – 700 lb. Cube Ice Machine – Self-monitoring machine constantly communicates status to operators.
Tablecraft Folding Tray Stand – Unique and innovative design, perfect for decreasing stress on servers.
TablecraftNSF Option Dispenser – The perfect solution to a messy salad bar.
TraulsenMilk Cooler – Rugged milk cooler with top-mounted modular system.
TrueHydroCarbon Refrigeration – True’s Spec Series reach-ins now feature energy efficient R290 HydroCarbon Refrigerant.
VollrathMirage Drop-In Induction Warmers/Rethermalizers – A revolutionary combination of induction and retherm technologies.
VulcanPowerFry 3 – Features a unique ThreePassTM heat exchanger.
VulcanCustom Chain Griddle – Features quick recovery times and even temperatures across the griddle plate.
WaringCommercial Pistol Vacuum Sealing System – Handheld device that increases shelf life, reduces food waste and eliminates freezer burn.