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Kitchen Innovations Awards

The KI Awards program has earned a reputation for defining the gold standard of foodservice equipment innovations. Forward-thinking and cutting-edge, this is the equipment that generates industry growth through a focus on automation, efficiency, safety improvements, sustainability, waste solutions, and more. 

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Kitchen Innovations Awards—Leading the Way for Operational Efficiency

From increased smart tech to advancements in food safety to maximized energy and water efficiency, the 2019 KI Award recipients had no shortage of devices to improve back-of-house operations.

2019 Kitchen Innovations Awards

From increased smart tech to advancements in food safety to maximized energy and water efficiency, the 2019 KI Award recipients had no shortage of devices to improve back-of-house operations.

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KI Awards Judges

The KI Awards program is judged by a panel of respected third-party experts from across foodservice representing some of the industry’s best-known brands and organizations.

Dan
Bendall

Principal, FoodStrategy, Inc.

David
Chislett, FCSI

Executive Principal

Jeff
Cook

Chief Engineer

Richard
Eisenbarth, FCSI

President / COO

Randy
Homer

Program Manager, Food & Beverage Operations Asset Management

Jim
Krueger, Jr.

Chief, Air Force Food & Beverage Policy, Procedures, Business Development & Strategic Initiatives

Steve
Otto

Director

Jim
Thorpe

Senior Food Service Designer

Show Resources

2019 FABI Award Recipients

View this year's list of over 30 Award recipients presenting the newest products for this year.

Learn about the KI Awards

The latest and greatest equipment to improve back-of-house operations and benefit foodservice operators.

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Find the full list of curated areas and pavilions throughout the Show floor.