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Best in Class

Eight Enodis companies were recognized again among the "Best in Class" in the 2005 survey conducted by Foodservice Equipment and Supplies Magazine. Cleveland, Delfield, Frymaster, Garland, Jackson, Lincoln, Merco Savory and Scotsman received recognition in the survey of dealers, consultants, and broadline distributors. Enodis had more companies recognized than any other manufacturer.

Survey participants identified operator satisfaction, quality products, service, support and responsiveness by the companies as the most important factors for Best in Class ratings.

Four Enodis companies received overall Best in Class rankings, including Cleveland, Delfield, Frymaster, and Lincoln. For the fifth consecutive year, Frymaster was voted overall Best in Class in the fryer segment.

Cleveland was voted number one overall for steamers for the fourth consecutive year. Delfield repeated as number one overall in chef counters. Lincoln again was voted number one overall for conveyor ovens.

“We’re grateful to equipment owners everywhere and our channel partners for their continued recognition of the performance and quality of our leading brands,” said Jim Weaks, president of Enodis USA. “This broad recognition across our full line of products along with repeat performance by many of our companies demonstrates how Enodis equips foodservice operators with high quality, reliable equipment delivering a superior ownership experience. Enodis and all our leading brands are committed to and work hard providing operator satisfaction, quality products, service, customer support and industry-leading responsiveness.”

“Whether it’s a single product, integrated workstations for specialized functions, or an entire kitchen supporting menu flexibility and productivity, Enodis can create a Best in Class solution to fit the needs of virtually every operator,” Weaks added. “We’re able to combine Best in Class products powered by Enodis innovation with highly collaborative support to develop and deliver high-impact, profit-generating solutions. Our experience in collaborating with customers and coordinating across our companies allows us to move ideas from concept to customer with industry-leading speed, effectiveness and efficiency, helping customers to innovate more quickly and begin gaining returns on their investments sooner.”

Enodis companies received Best in Class recognition in the following categories:

  • Braising Pans/Tilting Skillets,
  • Cleveland Broilers,
  • Garland Chef Counters,
  • Prefab,
  • Delfield Conventional Ovens,
  • Garland Conveyor Ovens,
  • Lincoln Cooking Suites,
  • Garland Cookware,
  • Lincoln Deck Ovens,
  • Garland Dishwashers/Warewashers,
  • Jackson Fryers,
  • Frymaster Heat Lamps,
  • Merco-Savory Ice Makers,
  • Scotsman Ranges ,
  • Garland Refrigerated Prep Tables,
  • Delfield Steam-Jacketed Kettles, Cleveland
  • Steamers, Cleveland

The Best in Class survey is conducted by Foodservice Equipment and Supplies magazine, one of the leading trade publications in the foodservice industry. Results are compiled from a survey of 900 dealers, consultants, and broadliners supporting virtually every sector of the foodservice industry. Those surveyed consider a broad range of factors including quality, availability, and service.

In the USA, Enodis equips foodservice operators with kitchen solutions and equipment to optimize operational performance in order to help increase foodservice operation productivity, guest satisfaction and operator profitability. The Enodis STAR Service program enhances the equipment ownership experience with fast, reliable service provided by expert technicians using original parts to improve reliability and equipment life. Enodis Financing provides an affordable, convenient, proven method for equipment acquisition with affordable payments and capital preservation. The Enodis portfolio of leading brands in the USA includes Cleveland, Delfield, Frymaster, Garland, ICE-O-Matic, Jackson, Lincoln, Merco Savory, Merrychef, Scotsman, U.S. Range, and Varimixer.