New Culinary Arts Program Offers New Opportunities

In just a few weeks after the ribbon cutting ceremony, the D155 Crystal Lake South High School (CLSHS) Culinary Program is well underway and performing better than ever expected. With the installation of a brand new Culinary Arts kitchen at CLSHS in October, this state of the art facility is an enviable commercial kitchen to behold. Equipped with all the latest features and apparatus.

Handy Line Companion series of Heated Holding Foodservice Equipment
FWE Model HLC-2127 food warmer for School Foodservice

With the help of McHenry County College (MCC), awarding grant money and materials, Community High School District 155 (D155) students can now enroll in a Culinary Arts I & Culinary Arts II program. MCC also provided ServSafe textbooks, available for students to get a head start and by earning Managers Certification. Other donations, like that of Food Warming Equipment, Inc. (FWE)sought fit to donate several brand new Heated Holding Cabinets (Model: HLC-2127-9-9) to the project. Much-needed equipment, to students endeavor, that help them take charge of lucrative business opportunities as entrepreneurs and management in future hospitality and foodservice.

Deron Lichte with donated Heated Holding Cabinet at Crystal Lake South High School
At Center; Deron Lichte, FWE President and Michelle Kidd Industry / Careers Division and lead of the new Culinary Arts program.

Kristin Sedej, (FCSI, Principal & Owner of S2O Consultants) did a spectacular job at taking this small space and creating something amazing. “We are quite impressed with what this facility has to offer and excited about the outcome for the students who will be developing real-world skills,” said FWE President, Deron Lichte while touring the well appointed kitchen of his alma mater’s new program.

“My goal after high school is to pursue a career in culinary arts and hoping to get my bachelors degree it is my dream to one day to have my own restaurant and not cooking for the money but to cook to make other people happy and to do what I love and that is cooking,” said Eduardo Hernandez, said Crystal Lake Central senior.

– “For the 2017-18 school year, 193 In Culinary Arts I Commercial students study the principles of nutrition and food preparation including food service and meal management. Students will earn the Food Handler’s Certification upon completion of this course and passing of the state exam. The Culinary Arts II Commercial course is designed to expand the student’s skills by preparing and presenting a variety of food products. Students can also elect to take the Managers Certification exam.”- D155 News Post October, 12  

 

 

FWE Supporting “Love Helps” Youth Mission

Food Warming Equipment Co. (FWE) stands behind the vision for the Love Helps organization to foster youth as good citizens, allowing them to reach their fullest potential by promoting literacy, student achievement, and positive character. The goal has always been to educate and guide children toward responsible behavior through positive character development using diverse programs networked with the community and administered with love.

Deron Lichte presents Love Helps with a donation of $2,500 at Golf Outing, sponsored by Inman Foodservices Group, Tennessee

Founded in 1995, Love Helps Inc. is a Nashville, Tennessee based nonprofit organization working in Middle Tennessee’s public schools to encourage responsible behavior that can lead to a lifetime of success.

FWE has a long-standing commitment to giving back to communities in need. Under Deron Lichte’s helmsmanship, as President of Food Warming Equipment Co., FWE has been actively  been involved in many charitable initiatives focused on education and mentorship. In this regard, FWE finds supporting youth development projects to be most fulfilling. Mr. Lichte regularly provides financial support, needed equipment, and on-the-job training opportunities for students in the areas of culinary arts, technology, and other educational endeavors.

Deron Lichte presents Executive Director, Dean Baker with gift for Love Helps, Inc

Our mission is to prepare children and young adults with the skills they need to go out and make a difference in the world. To encourage and educate students about the importance of positive character development and personal responsibility. All that may serve as a foundation for future business and community leaders, Good decision-making and socially responsibility are well-learned behaviors in all areas of life.

FWE’s President, Deron Lichte affirms this commitment to education and has been a committed supporter and advocate in charitable giving through many events for over 20 years, with the invaluable, strong support, and sponsorship of Inman Foodservice Group. We look forward to our continued relationship with the Inman Foodservice Group and Love Helps for years to come.  We encourage everyone to volunteer or help with financial support to organizations, such as Love Helps. 


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

FWE / FOOD WARMING EQUIPMENT COMPANY, INC.
COOK | HOLD | TRANSPORT | SERVE | REFRIGERATION | BARS

2017 School Foodservice Essentials – Special Offer

FREE Accessory Upgrades are now available

The School Nutrition Association ANC 2017 is here and your solutions for essential foodservice equipment have just arrived.  This is your opportunity to custom configure, from available accessories, to suit  your specific needs at no extra cost to you.   CLICK HERE to view more.


If you are attending the 2017 SNA Annual National Conference (ANC) in Atlanta, Georgia this week, please visit us at BOOTH # 1642 and check out our models, on hand, for Essential for School Foodservice.


FREE Accessory Upgrades are now available, for a limited time, on Universal Heated Holding Cabinets and Humidified Holding Cabinets. Take advantage of our Special Offer before it expires on September 30th, 2017. CLICK HERE to view for more details or contact  FOOD WARMING EQUIPMENT CO. (FWE) directly to speak with a School Foodservice specialist to see what works best for you.

Holds 12″ x 20″ pans and
18″ x 26″ sheet trays
Click here for Specs

Holds 12″ x 20″ pans and
18″ x 26″ sheet trays
Click here for Specs

sales@fwe.com             (800)222-4393            www.FWE.com
FWE / FOOD WARMING EQUIPMENT COMPANY, INC.
COOK | HOLD | TRANSPORT | SERVE | REFRIGERATION | BARS

Join FWE at NAFEM Booth #2828 in Orlando, FL

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FWE BOOTH #2828 at NAFEM SHOW

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.

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FOOD WARMING EQUIPMENT COMPANY, INC.
COOK | HOLD | TRANSPORT | SERVE | REFRIGERATION | BARS

FWE – School Equipment Specials for SNA ANC 2014

Making history at SNA...
Making history at SNA…

Join Food Warming Equipment Co. (FWE) and the School Nutrition Association (SNA) from July 13th –16th, 2014 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, for SNA’s 68th Annual National Conference in the Cradle of Liberty, where more than 6,000 attendees, including school nutrition professionals, industry members and allied organizations, are expected to gather to experience a conference that will surely go down in history as one of the most informative, engaging and exciting that SNA has ever offered.

School_Specials_2014(banner)In honor of this event, FWE is resurrecting the successful School Foodservice Equipment Special again this year, ahead of the SNA Annual National Conference (ANC). School Orders must accompany an FWE quote with project name and PO.’s must be submitted by December 31, 2014 for immediate delivery. Click here for a PDF of this promo.

As always, FWE will be there at the Boston Convention Center at Booth #351, offering more solutions for the specific needs of School Foodservice directors, consultants and all the people who facilitate in feeding the millions of children across the US.

There is still a bit of time to register for the School Nutrition Association ANC that will showcase the latest products in foodservice trends, innovations and legislation for the demanding requirements of the School Foodservice industry. Check out this year’s Agenda and register ASAP