Alto-Shaam Hires Alfano

Foodservice equipment vet will serve as Northeast sales manager

Published in CSP Daily News

John Alfano

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. -- Alto-Shaam has announced the addition of John Alfano as Northeast regional sales manager. In his new role, Alfano will be responsible for the management and development of the company's business in the northeastern United States, spanning Virginia through Maine.

Alfano brings more than 20 years of experience in the foodservice and retail industries.

Most recently, he was with BSE Marketing, Alto-Shaam's New York Metro-based representative agency. Prior to that, he ran his own firm where he worked in conjunction with Unified Brands. There, he focused his efforts in the New York Metro area with school foodservice, multi-unit, chain and contract management business segments. John began his career with Hobart as a territory sales manager, where he spent more than 10 years developing his professional skills and business relationships.

Alto-Shaam's corporate headquarters, worldwide manufacturing facility, Culinary Institute and Technical Institute are based in Menomonee Falls, Wis. For more than a half a century, Alto-Shaam has been a leader and innovator in the global commercial foodservice equipment industry. With a core business in primary cooking equipment, Alto-Shaam offers an expanded product portfolio that includes Combitherm ovens, Halo-Heat cook and hold ovens, smoker ovens, heated holding technologies, heated display and merchandising solutions, QuickChiller rapid chill units, FryTech high-efficiency fryers, rotisserie ovens, convection ovens and drop-in heated and refrigerated fixture components. Alto-Shaam is also an industry leader in providing integrated food production systems for cook/chill, banqueting and rethermalization applications.