We’re back from #NRAShow2018 – we are #FiredUp to share the details!

Food Warming Equipment Company recently returned from the National Restaurant Association Show in Chicago, IL.  This year FWE unveiled new products and updates to existing lines. Brand new products like the innovative Clymate IQ® Drawers.

What is the NRA Show? Well, show.restaurant.org has this to say:

“The National Restaurant Association Show is a can’t-miss opportunity to discover the latest innovations in food and beverage and network with over 66,000 foodservice professionals from around the world. Here’s all the information you’ll need to register, book your travel, and get the most out of this incredible four-day experience.”

National Sales Manager, Travis Hartley, at NRA!
National Sales Manager, Travis Hartley, at NRA!

Every year, the NRA show hosts thousands of professionals from all across the food service industry. FWE is proud to have a large presence at this show, so close to our corporate headquarters and sales office in Crystal Lake, IL.

Thank you to each and every person that stopped by our booth to learn about what’s new at FWE.

This year we were excited to announce the Clymate IQ® Precision Heated & Humidified Holding Drawer! The new series of FWE Drawer Warmers employs the same Precision Holding Temperature Technology (PHTT) found in all of our best-selling Clymate IQ® series of cabinets.

  • FWE / Food Warming Equipment Company, Inc • NEW SERIES • Precise Humidity Temperature Technology Drawers • Model Shown PHTT-2DR-6SL
    FWE / Food Warming Equipment Company, Inc • NEW SERIES • Precise Humidity Temperature Technology Drawers • Model Shown PHTT-2DR-6SL

    Available soon, with a selection of single, double or multiple drawer versions. Contact us for further details.

  • FWE has many designs and styles to accommodate the standard 12″ x 20″ shallow pans, and pans up to 6″ deep.
  • Standard and Side Load designs allow for narrow or shallow openings against walls and counters in the kitchen.
  • Solid stainless steel and built with the quality
    FWE / Food Warming Equipment Company, Inc. • Also New! • Heated Holding Shelves - New Features & Options like Individual Control Switches, Color Powder Coating & More!
    FWE / Food Warming Equipment Company, Inc. • Also New! • Heated Holding Shelves – New Features & Options like Individual Control Switches, Color Powder Coating & More!

    you have come to expect with FWE products.

These warming drawers hold vegetables, potatoes and pasta hot, moist and flavorful. Stage hot beef, pork, poultry, and fish and retain flavorful juices at the precise temperature and humidity that you set.

The Drawer is great for concession stands, convenience stores, quick service restaurants, bistros & cafes, cafeterias, country clubs, nightclubs & bars.

To see additional new items and features, join us on our What’s New page over at www.fwe.com/whats-new

FWE Showcases New Products at the 2018 National Restaurant Association (NRA) Show

You are invited to join FWE at Booth #3813 for the 2018 National Restaurant Association (NRA) Show beginning Saturday, May 19th through Tuesday, May 22nd at the McCormick Place in Chicago, IL.

FWE will showcase several New Products and have updates on new features and options for existing lines of Cook & Hold, Hot Holding, Banqueting, Refrigeration, Mobile Bars and much more. 

Food Warming Equipment Co. continues to build on an ever-increasing selection of features and options for the needs of our customers with exceptional quality products and service.

Model: HHS-513-2039
Updated for 2108
 Model: PHTT-2DR-6SL-2

Brand New Product

FWE will be located in the South Hall Click to view the 2018 Floorplan.

Click Here download and install the Mobile App for the NRA Show. Apps available for Apple and Android users.

Heated Holding Essentials Every Pizzeria Needs at Pizza Expo

Join Food Warming Equipment Company, Inc. (FWE) on February 27th – 30th, at Booth #825 for The International Pizza Expo at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada

For a limited time Special Offers of FREE SHIPPING* are available on select products. FWE will feature several Heated Holding Cabinets solutions specially selected to accommodate pizza service at pizzerias, cafeterias, restaurants, grab and go convenience stores and more.  Click here for more details.

From point-of-sale display units, to under counter access, to full size cabinets, FWE has a pizza solution for everyone. 

Click here to see our flyer.

Heated Holding Shelves

Our Special Offer on the new HHS series of heated shelving.  Designed as a solution for the Grab-and-Go, pick-up process. Perfect for anyone serving pizza pies or pizza by the slice, as well as any variety of hot products that need to be kept warm for carry-out.

FWE is offering free shipping on several Heated Pizza Cabinets that eliminate hot & cold spots by circulating hot air throughout the cabinet.  Click here for more details and specs.

Pizza operators can add moisture on Heated Proofer Cabinets in order to achieve the perfect results they want. 

Heated Display Cabinets can be used on the floor or under counter for grab and go ease of access. 








Call (800) 222-4393 to speak to an FWE Foodservice Professional. 
Or Email sales@fweco.net

sales@fwe.com             (800)222-4393            www.FWE.com


The NRA Show for 2017 Delivers Information, Innovation, and Education

Join us, FWE / Food Warming Equipment Company, Inc. (FWE) and the National Restaurant Association (NRA) on the 20th – 23rd at Booth #2209 for the 2017 NRA Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL.

This year promises to be bigger than we’ve seen in many years. Economic forces are looking up and aligning with “hungry” investors looking to get off the sideline and take action on new opportunities.  The NRA Show for 2017 looks to be a place to make those big opportunities happen. New innovations and improved models by FWE will make the best of those opportunities.

The National Restaurant Association’s (NRA) annual Show featured over 2,500 exhibitors and covers well over a half million square feet of exhibition hall space on 3 levels of Chicago’s McCormick Place,

Know your way around with the NRA Show, mobile app for 2017. With this app you can find us, other exhibitors, map your course, find educational sessions and more. Choose “NRA Show 2017” and tap “GET.

Join FWE at NAFEM Booth #2828 in Orlando, FL


Join us,
Food Warming Equipment Company, Inc. (FWE) on February 9th – 11th, Booth #2828 for The NAFEM Show at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.

Get up close and personal with the latest solutions FWE offers.

FWE Certified Foodservice Professionals (CFSP) will be on hand to demonstrate all the newest equipment available, field questions and collaborate on the opportunities that lay ahead.

Highly mobile, extremely durable and built for your needs in mind, FWE prides itself on specialty and custom solutions that others won’t touch and recognizes the value of the special opportunities and custom requests which separate us from the rest.

NAFEM_SHOW_Badge_RoundWith over 60 years of experience, crafting solutions across a broad base of applications, customers, and markets, FWE has established itself as a leader in Heated Mobile Banquet Carts and Cabinets. Awarded “Best in Class by Consultants…” three years in a row, FWE continues to innovate and customize rethermalization ovens, cook & hold ovens, beverage carts, mobile bars and mobile refrigeration.

We look forward to seeing you at NAFEM Booth #2828.



The Killers: Live at The 2017 NAFEM Show After-Show Party

Join Food Warming Equipment Co. at all the NAFEM events.  Come early for the Kick-Off Party and definitely stay late for the After-Show Party, Saturday, Feb. 11 Orange County Convention Center 7 – 11 p.m.

The Killers

Secure your place and register today to see THE KILLERS, LIVE !

This post-punk alternative band formed in Las Vegas, NV back in 2001 by members Brandon Flowers and Dave Keuning who originally found each other through a newspaper advert. Since their inception, The Killers have had massive success and headlined venues such as Coachella, Lollapalooza, the Hollywood Bowl and Wembley Stadium.

Their list of awards and accomplishments are extensive. With an MTV Video Music Award for Best New Artist under their belt, they were also nominated for three Grammies. Songs from their debut album Hot Fuss have garnered several platinum hits including; “Mr. Brightside“, “Somebody Told Me” and “All These Things That I’ve Done.”

With a sound, that is not easily defined, their music incorporates inspirations of pop theatricality along with an intense retrospective.  Since their onset in the early 2000’s they share the same inspirations of bands such as; She Wants Revenge, Franz Ferdinand, Modest Mouse (and others of the early to mid noughties) that borrow inspirations from the likes of Oasis, The Smiths and artists such as David Bowie.

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see this intimate, VIP dinner and concert performance of the band named at the World Music Awards “The World’s Best Selling New Group” in 2005.

– get your After-Show Party tickets now.

The 2017 NAFEM Show and events hosted by: North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM) at 161 N. Clark St., Ste. 2020 Chicago, IL 60601 USA





FWE in London, England for Hotelympia 2016

Hotelympia_2016_headerHotelympia is the UK’s largest foodservice and hospitality event delivering the freshest ideas and innovations for any professional looking to gain access to the latest products, process and opportunities.

Food Warming Equipment Company (FWE)  gets ready to head out in the next couple weeks to join with our partners at Gamble Foodservice Solutions in Booth #3330.  Hotelympia 2016  will be here soon, beginning this February 29th and run until April 3rd, 2016.  Located at the Excel London One Western Gateway Royal Victoria Dock, London (United Kingdom)

The proper grade of professional equipment is absolutely vital to running a successful business.  FWE equipment is durable and designed to give the maximum output with the minimum amount of effort and maintenance, allowing for maximum profitability for your investment under the harshest kitchen conditions.   FWE Lineup 5

FWE will have, on hand, a host of standard and custom foodservice solutions that cover a range of Ovens, Food Warmers, Refrigeration, Transport Cabinets and Hotboxes as well as elegant mobile bars for clubs, hotels and banqueting.

Gamble Foodservice Solutions are UK representatives for market leading foodservice equipment manufacturers from around the world that include Hatco, Imperial, MKN, Montague and Ovention as well as Food Warming Equipment Co.

Please visit our website for more shows, conventions and event dates and locations at www.fwe.com/events.

NRA 2015 App is here. Download now.


Once again, with less than 2 weeks away the National Restaurant Association (NRA) Show for 2015 is upon us this May.

The NRA Show 2015 Smartphone App is now available for download.  Or visit your smart phone app store and search for “NRA Show”

Be sure to get it now for the convenient scheduling of your events and meetings. Find exhibitors, stay up-to-date on Show floor news, and more.

Use it to meet old colleagues or network with new prospects.

Pin point where you are, using the location finder, anywhere at the show and use the integrated map to find your way our FWE Booth #4410 and check out the latest commercial foodservice solution FWE has to offer.  The opportunities are endless.

Visit us at FWE.com/nra for more information an what products and solutions we have waiting for you.


Deron Lichte newest NAFEM Board Member

Portland,Tenn. (March 2, 2015) – The North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM) has elected Deron Lichte to the board of Directors. The board members are elected by existing members. Newly elected members serve three-year terms. Deron is a seasoned NAFEM volunteer, having worked on various committees and task forces throughout his service to the organization. NAFEM is a trade association of more than 600 foodservice equipment and supplies manufacturers providing products for food preparation, cooking, storage and table service. For more information, visit www.nafem.org.

Deron Lichte, President of FWE / Food Warming Equipment Company, Inc.
Deron Lichte, President of FWE / Food Warming Equipment Company, Inc.

“I welcome the opportunity to grow and guard the NAFEM brand at the board level. With nearly 30 years of experience in the commercial foodservice equipment industry and a history of undertaking NAFEM agenda’s and professional committee opportunities, I am passionate about the challenges and opportunities available to our industry, both domestically as well as internationally. As an owner of an independent manufacturing company, I have brought a depth of fresh, relevant, and responsive experience and entrepreneurial spirit from the mid-size member’s perspective on how to keep NAFEM relevant for all our businesses long-term. It would be an honor to represent you on the board.”

Deron Lichte joined Food Warming Equipment Co., Inc (FWE) in the ‘80s in general administration, working through the ranks to President until purchasing the company in 1994. His first official board meeting will be in June. He was nominated to run for a seat on the board because of his years of engagement in NAFEM, volunteering/serving on committees and attending NAFEM-hosted events.

About Food Warming Equipment
Food Warming Equipment Company, (FWE) was founded in the 1940s in the suburbs of Chicago, pioneering the “HOT-SERVE” line of Food Warming & Conveying Cabinets and Portable Bars for Pepsi-Cola. The Company incorporated in 1953. FWE offers Low Temperature Cooking – Holding Ovens, Full Line of Heated Serving products and cabinets, Utility Cabinets, Mobile Refrigeration / Freezers, Portable Bars and the “PHTT”…the advanced and Intuitive Climate Control™ technology that automatically maintains the set levels of heat and humidity for short or long term holding. For more information, visit www.FWE.com

Deron Lichte (third from left, back row) at the 2015 NAFEM Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Deron Lichte (third from left, back row) at the 2015 NAFEM Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Gulfood Show 2015

GulfoodShow2015 Join FWE / Food Warming Equipment Company and see our line of products and solutions at The Middle East and Gulf’s premier food and beverage showcase, The Gulfood Show 2015. Identify new trends, network with existing industry professionals and an opportunity to meet new friends.

The Gulfood Show 2015 in Dubai, from 8 – 12 February, with our partners at Greenfield World Trade in Booth # Z-F49.

Greenfield World Trade has been servicing the foodservice industry for over 20 years and sponsors FWE’s line of foodservice solutions along with, over 30 other world-class manufacturers of commercial restaurant equipment throughout the world.

With FWE, It’s All About You…  talk to us and get acquainted with experienced professionals that can deliver, despite the challenges of international trade around the world, and take your next project to the next level. The consequences of getting it wrong could be disastrous.  From Restaurant and Catering to Grand Resorts and Stadiums FWE / Food Warming Equipment has all the commercial foodservice solutions you need.

For more information, contact FWE by phone (800) 222-4393, online www.fwe.com,
or email sales@fwe.com to speak with our foodservice professionals.

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