News

Learn about the latest in commercial cooking equipment service, parts and installation as well as what’s new at Elmer Schultz.

A Rare Sighting of a Barefoot Oven Ninja!

Barefoot Oven Ninja Sighting

Technician, Tom Elliott and Project Coordinator, Anne Gonet

Blodgett Service Training

schmid dewlandRep group Schmid-Dewland Associates hosted Blodgett service training at their facility in Gibbsboro, NJ  on December 3, 2015 focusing on the Blodgett Hydrovection oven. Trainer Dan Ferrecchia ran a full day class for Elmer Schultz CFESA Master Certified Technicians from all three offices.  From left to right: Field Training Manager Paul Curtin, Mike Ambrose, Blodgett trainer Dan Ferrecchia, Pete Yurgin, Tim Mackey, Lou Ciarrocchi, Certified Installation Manager David Andrade and Chris Williams from the Installation Division and the infamous “Oven Ninja” Tom Elloitt.

First annual Elmer Schultz fishing trip

fishing-trip2On Saturday October 18, Elmer Schultz held its first annual fishing trip out of Cape May, NJ aboard the Cape May Lady.  Opening day for sea bass did not disappoint and offered non-stop action.  Aboard for the trip was Elmer Schultz employees from throughout the Tri-State area.  Additionally, we were thrilled to be joined by Manufacturer Representatives Lenny Di Note and Peter Tew from Moccia Enterprises, Chef Norbert Zastavny from Rational and Restaurateur Dmitri Chimes.   Mallon’s Sticky Buns Owner Jody Bourgeois won the prize for first fish, while Elmer Schultz Service Manager Tim Lochel took the prize for heaviest fish. It was truly an epic day.

Factory Certified Installation Division Celebrates 2nd Year

trailer1Now in our 2nd year, the installation team has certified installation down to a science. Headed up by David Andrade, working with Chris Williams and backed up in the office by Roger McGuire, we perform warranty work and see that all equipment is installed correctly and safely. Voided warranties and potentially hazardous situations are just two pitfalls you will avoid by using our factory Certified Installation Division. Our team is available 7 days a week and can be reached by phone out of our Philadelphia headquarters, 215-627-5400, or by email at installation@ElmerSchultz.com.

 

Chef Shola and Chef Norbert at Studio Kitchen

Chef Shola and Chef Norbert at Studio Kitchen

Rory Hannon graduates from Kaplan Career Institute

Rory Hannon Graduation
Rory Hannon joined the Elmer Team in early April of this year as a Commercial Cooking Equipment Service Technician trainee. With an extensive in-house  training program along with Hannon enrolled in the Electrical Training Program at Kaplan Career Institute  we are pleased to see Hannon make significant progress towards becoming a fully trained, CFESA Certified Technician. Hannon graduated from Kaplan Wednesday October 30, 2014 with excellent grades in the top percentile of the class. Congratulations to Rory!

The Real Elmer Girls of Philly Tour New Jersey

Elmer girls“The Real Elmer Girls of Philly” embarked on a Real Housewives of New Jersey  tour this past Sunday.  Francine, Jennifer, Maryellen, Samantha, Lorraine, Anne and Eileen headed off in the early hours of the morning driving north toward Hoboken. First stop was at Little Town Restaurant owned by Albie and Chris,  sons of housewife Caroline of the hit TV show The Real Housewives of New Jersey.  After lunch,  the Elmer girls headed to Cake Boss in Hoboken enduring a fun filled 2 hour long line meeting and hanging with Comedian Greg Fitzsimmons.   Greg will be at the Helium Comedy Club in Philadelphia in 2 weeks and is putting the girls on the VIP list.  Off the Elmer girls went packed into a minivan stalking and taking pictures of the homes of Caroline, Jacqueline, Kathy and Teresa.
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John MacInnes accepts position of Parts Manager

We are pleased to announce that John MacInnes has accepted the position as our new Parts Manager.  John succeeds Roger McGuire, who has played a significant role in maintaining the parts department for over 40 years.

Roger will continue in his critical position as General Manager. In addition, Roger has taken on the responsibility of point person internally for the Factory Certified Installation Division.  These significant duties have expanded greatly over the last several months and were the catalyst for updating our organizational structure.

Though this change is immediate, Roger will be helping John to get our parts department to 100% in efficiency and effectiveness. We will also hire another parts person to support the department.

Join us in congratulating John as he assumes this important leadership position.