Ace Mart Named FE&S’ 2016 Dealer of the Year

We were excited to share the news that Ace Mart Restaurant Supply was named Foodservice Equipment & Supplies' 2016 Dealer of the Year this week! 

Check out the full announcement below: 

Foodservice Equipment and Supplies proudly names Ace Mart Restaurant Supply the magazine’s 2016 Dealer of the Year.

Representatives from the San Antonio-based foodservice equipment and supplies dealership will accept this honor during FE&S’ 2016 Dealer of the Year and Industry Awards Gala, which will take place Sat., May 21 at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago.

“Ace Mart is one of the pillars of the foodservice equipment and supplies industry,” said Maureen Slocum, publisher of FE&S . “The company remains true to its cash-and-carry model and remains a go-to resource for other members of the dealer community pursuing a similar path. Under the second generation leadership of Carl, Norma and Paul Gustafson, Ace Mart has a well-deserved reputation for being honest and fair with its customers, supply chain partners and competitors alike. They truly understand that when the water rises all of the boats go with it and the company has earned a reputation as being one of the exemplary members of the foodservice community.”

FE&S is able to present its 2016 Dealer of the Year and Industry Awards Gala thanks to the generous support of its three platinum sponsors: Manitowoc Foodservice, True and Unified Brands.

FE&S’ Dealer of the Year and Industry Awards Gala recognizes the foodservice community’s brightest stars by presenting them with some of the industry’s most time-honored awards. Held each year on the Saturday of the National Restaurant Association’s trade show in Chicago, this event brings together the best of the best to celebrate the ongoing success of the foodservice industry. Other awards to be presented the evening of May 21 include: FE&S’ Hall of Fame Award, FE&S’ Top Achievers, Facility Design Project of the Year and DSR of the Year.

Anyone interested in sponsorship information or learning more about the 2016 Dealer of the Year and Industry Awards Gala should contact Maureen Slocum at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling (630) 715-1553.

2015 Dealer of the Year & Industry Awards Gala

The Dealer of the Year & Industry Awards Gala for 2015 was a rousing success!

Held in downtown Chicago, Foodservice Equipment & Supplies magazine honored some of the industry’s best and brightest minds at the Four Seasons Hotel on May 16. Congratulations to all the night’s winners, especially Troy Jacobsen of Hockenbergs who was honored as DSR of the Year, as well as Clark Associates Inc. who went home as Dealer of the Year 2015! Our Storify from the night is available, here.