Southbend, a division of the Middleby Corporation,
is recognized as a global leader in heavy-duty, commercial
cooking equipment. With perpetual new equipment innovations
in the areas of energy savings, cooking speed, automation
and safety, Southbend products are considered the best in
the industry by chefs, consultants and industry
experts. In 2005 Southbend achieved the prestigious
"Best In Class" designation from Foodservice
Equipment and Supplies, an honor voted on by industry peers.
Southbend equipment--including ranges, steam
equipment, countertop cooking equipment, convection ovens
and other pieces--is installed in restaurants, institutional
foodservice operations and supermarkets worldwide.
Our 100+ years of top-quality and innovative products is a result of the
unwavering Southbend commitment to the industry we serve, our customers and our
employees. We are the most reliable manufacturer of quality cooking equipment
and our streamlined processes and knowledgeable sales staff makes us an easy
company with which to do business.
The Middleby Corporation has five domestic manufacturing plants dedicated to
producing innovative equipment for the hot side of the commercial kitchen.
Southbend works closely with these divisions to give customers the best quality
product and the latest cooking technology. In Elgin, Ill. Middleby
Marshall, and Toastmaster brands are manufactured. In Concord, N.H., Pitco and
MagiKitch'n are built. In Burlington, Vt., Blodgett products are made. In
Menominee Mich., bakery leader Nu-Vu is based. The Middleby Corporation
also has two international divisions, Middleby Worldwide and Middleby
Philippines Corporation. This gives Southbend an unparalleled ability to supply
the foodservice industry with complete kitchen packages on time, every time,
anywhere in the world.