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Apex Commercial Kitchen Company is a manufacturers’ representative firm dedicated to the foodservice industry and representing quality foodservice equipment and supply manufacturers. Sales and sales support coverage by Apex includes multiple states in the Midwestern part of the U.S. with personnel in four major cities. Apex enjoys a rare combination of seasoned veterans and youth in meeting the demands of manufacturers, dealers, consultants, and end users.

Our Group

Mark Klosterman

PRINCIPAL

markk@apexworx.com
314-853-2775

Gary Wilbers

PRINCIPAL

garyw@apexworx.com
816-753-7355

Sherry Clark

OUTSIDE SALES

sherryc@apexworx.com
314-608-1540

Adam Klosterman

CORPORATE CHEF

adamk@apexworx.com
314-452-3580

Joe Klosterman

OUTSIDE SALES

joek@apexworx.com
515-451-6796

Mike Klosterman

OUTSIDE SALES

mikek@apexworx.com
314-210-1897

Beth Human

INSIDE SALES

bethh@apexworx.com
816-753-7355

Nathan Reece

INSIDE SALES

nathanr@apexworx.com
816-753-7355

Andy Klosterman

INSIDE SALES

andyk@apexworx.com
816-753-7355

MANUFACTURERS’ REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE FOOD SERVICE INDUSTRY

apex territory Territory

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Representing Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Southern Illinois, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Western Wisconsin

Apex test kitchens Test Kitchens

Apex Commercial Kitchen Co. maintains test kitchens in Kansas City, Minneapolis, and St. Louis.  Apex has on staff it’s own dedicated company chef, Chef Adam Klosterman, who provides training, equipment specification recommendations, and menu consultation to the dealer and design community throughout the entire territory served by Apex. We enjoy this unique position of having our own chef and ask you to call Apex with any inquiry at any time.

 

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Recent Media Posts


How the Apex Culinary Team Helped a Minnesota School District

Posted by Apex Commercial Kitchen Co. | May 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Whether it’s a line cook or a school’s nutrition director, school cafeteria personnel can change hands from year to year. This means recipes that are being used one semester might completely change the next because the people who cook them change. And with changes in recipes comes changes in equipment. Oftentimes a school cafeteria will […]

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Five Challenges to Serving Draft Beer in Midwest Restaurants

Posted by Apex Commercial Kitchen Co. | April 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

There’s a lot more to draft beer than just tap lines and changing kegs.   Whether you’re serving flavorful craft beers to sophisticated palates in St. Louis and Kansas City or are serving draft specials in the college bars of Lincoln, Columbia, and Iowa City, draft beer is an art form with many considerations.   […]

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How to Increase Efficiencies and HACCP Compliance in School Cafeterias

Posted by Apex Commercial Kitchen Co. | March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Safety is the most important factor to any school nutrition program. Even more important than nutrition itself, serving safe food that has been properly prepared and handled is the first goal to ensuring a safe student body. Another important factor in school nutrition programs is funding. The bad news is budgets are getting tighter and […]

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NAFEM15: How Perlick Increases Beverage Program Efficiencies

Posted by Apex Commercial Kitchen Co. | March 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

For our team at Apex, NAFEM15 was one of the greatest shows in recent memory. The level of excitement and enthusiasm was off the charts. Of all the booths we visited, a few stand out for their innovative product offerings and their entertaining presentations. Perlick was one of those booths.   From items like the […]

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Prep It. Clean It. Show It. The Right Way.

Posted by Apex Commercial Kitchen Co. | January 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Why You Should Test Your Water   Why test the water in your foodservice operation? There’s a lot of chemistry involved in getting water into your foodservice operation. From the acid that rainwater picks up in the sky to the total dissolved solids (TDS) it accumulates in underground aquifers, your water can impact the products […]

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Heat It. Cook It. Hold It. The Right Way.

Posted by Apex Commercial Kitchen Co. | December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Maximizing Hospital Meal Quality with a Meal Delivery System   How hospitals deliver food is important. From the food delivery carts to the people who push them, patients pay attention to the details and have opinions about the perceived quality of their hospital meals.   According to a study from the National Institute of Health, […]

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Preserving Food Safety with Blast Chillers (Plus Other Benefits)

Posted by Apex Commercial Kitchen Co. | November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Preserving Food Safety with Blast Chillers (Plus Other Benefits)   Cool It. Freeze It. Chill It. The Right Way.   Many food safety incidents in commercial kitchens happen because food spends too long in the “Danger Zone”. If cooling or cooked food spends more than two hours within a temperature range of 41ºF and 135ºF, […]

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COMBI OVENS THAT ARE MADE FOR SCHOOLS

Posted by Apex Commercial Kitchen Co. | October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

COMBI OVENS THAT ARE MADE FOR SCHOOLS   We’ve discussed the trends before. School districts across the nation are serving healthier choices to their students. Freshness is a new buzzword. Alternative cooking methods are being implemented. And some schools are even growing and cooking their own foods. As fryers are being replaced, new equipment is […]

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THE ULTIMATE EQUIPMENT FOR THE DYNAMIC KITCHEN

Posted by Apex Commercial Kitchen Co. | September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

THE ULTIMATE EQUIPMENT FOR THE DYNAMIC KITCHEN   Convenience and Quality with Groen Foodservice Equipment   Today’s kitchens and cooking methods are constantly evolving to attract a new set of diners with more complex tastes and discerning palates. This requires equipment to keep up with changing demands.   Groen, a foodservice equipment manufacturer of more […]

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SAVE SPACE & REDUCE NOISE

Posted by Apex Commercial Kitchen Co. | September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

SAVE SPACE & REDUCE NOISE Give Your Ice Production a Follett RIDE Some people like dumping ice on their heads to raise money; some people like it in drinks. Either way, there is no doubting that ice is an American institution. Just ask anyone who has ordered a soft drink in Europe. The commercial icemakers […]

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Since 1988, we have been representing quality foodservice equipment and supply manufacturers.

Apex service Service

We are committed to representing high quality manufacturers. Should you need them, here are service contacts for our manufacturers.

Alto-Shaam

Michael Jones

mikej@alto-shaam.com

(800) 558-8744 (ext. 8595)

 

American Panel

Walk-Ins -Dan Harris

service@americanpanel.com

Blast chillers – John Winar

serviceasst@americanpanel.com

(800)327-3015

 

John Boos

Customer Service

(888) 431-2667

 

BSI

Customer Service

(303) 331-8777 (ext. 343)

 

E-Control Systems

Edward Morales

Brian Alexander

(818) 783-5229

 

Everpure

Customer Service

(630) 307-3000
 

Follett

techsupport@follettice.com

(610) 252-7301

Hubbell

D.J. Dineson (ext.125)

Sam Wellington (ext.136)

tech@hubbellheaters.com

(800) 647-3165

 

Meiko

Michael Mirshak

mmirshak@meiko.us

(615) 399-6600

 

Moduserve

Samantha Mouer (ext. 105)

smouer@mod-u-serve.com

(281) 442-8001

 

Montague

Larryce Brown

lbrown@montague-inc.com

(510) 785-8822

 

Oliver

Customer Service

(616) 456-7711
 

Perlick

servicedept@perlick.com

(414) 353-7060 (ext. 1)

Unified Brands

 

Avtec

Brian Zingler

bzingler@unifiedbrands.net

(888) 994-7636

 

A La Carte

(888) 994-7636

 

Groen

James Hampton

jhampton@unifiedbrands.net

(888) 994-7636

 

Power Soak

Bill Chambers

bchambers@unifiedbrands.net

(816)222-2440

 

Randell

Scott Sandel

ScottS@unifiedbrands.net

(888) 994-7636

 
 

Update

Customer Service

(800) 747-7124

 

Varimixer

Customer Service

(800) 222-1138

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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Kansas City

1510 Prospect Ave. Suite 100
Kansas City, MO 64127

 

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St. Louis

1731 Larkin Williams Rd.
Fenton, MO 63026

 

 

Minneapolis

10250 Valley View Road, Suite #147
Eden Prairie, MN 55344

 

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