About Carter Hoffmann

Carter-Hoffmann is a leading manufacturer of commercial food service equipment for holding, transporting and specialty applications. From world’s leading banquet facilities to restaurant & chains, resorts, schools, hospitals, prisons… every institutional food service operations relies on Carter Hoffmann to hold their meals as fresh as they can be, until its time to serve.
Carter-Hoffmann began business as a small welding shop in Chicago in the 1940’s.
In 1947, the company designed and built the first transport carts for banqueting operations, providing the solution for serving hundreds of people plated dinners all at the same time.

Over the years, the product line expanded to equipment for transporting, holding, cooking and serving. Our latest innovations include GardenChef Micro Green growing cabinets, Tenderchef Dry-aging and Curing cabinets and now PUC Smart Order Pick-Up cabinets! We serve many markets, including healthcare foodservice, restaurants, schools, colleges and universities, B&I and corrections. It is our mission to present the foodservice industry with innovative and reliable products for the present and the future. Carter-Hoffmann has been a division of Middleby Corporation since 2007.