Zink’s Cutting-Edge Centers Across the US

At Zink, we take pride in our culinary centers, which have revolutionized the equipment purchasing experience for chefs and culinary professionals. By listening to our clients and understanding their needs, we optimize processes, expand menus, and ensure seamless concept expansion.

Learn about our culinary centers below:

Lisle, IL – 5400 Patton Dr. Suite 3A ~ Lisle, IL 60532

Our Chicago office in Lisle, IL is our home base for the WEST region. Zink’s Illinois sales and client services team offices are located in this location along with a full test kitchen, tabletop display and furniture showroom. We host multiple large events annually along with dozens of dealer trainings and end-user visits.

Milwaukee, WI – N27W23544 Paul Road ~ Pewaukee, WI 53072

Our Milwaukee culinary center is a partnership facility with Affinity Group and features a full lineup of Welbilt equipment.

Louisville, KY – 9816 Bluegrass Parkway ~ Louisville, KY 40299

Our Louisville, KY culinary center location had it’s grand opening on June 28, 2023. As a partnership facility with Affinity Group, we share this space to serve our clients in the most efficient way possible, by showcasing equipment along with the food to test in it. This facility has a full test kitchen, training center, tabletop showroom and furniture showroom.

The CEO of Affinity Group, Enzo Dentico shares how partnering with Paradigm members on culinary centers enhances the client experience.

Howell, MI ~ 5818 Sterling Dr. Howell, MI 48843

Our Howell training center is in partnership with Town Center, Inc. Town Center is our primary service partner for the entire lower peninsula, northern Ohio and northern Indiana. The shared area doubles as an equipment test location and also a service tech training location. This facility is focused on kitchen equipment and currently has Convotherm, Merrychef, ACP, and Delfield ready to demo!

Columbus, OH ~ 655 Dearborn Park Ln ~ Worthington, OH 43085

Our headquarters office houses Zink Foodservice and Zink Hospitality along with over 35 employee-owners from Z-Ventilation Solutions, ZCS Distribution, AIM National, and REV Software Solutions. Once development is complete on our renovations our headquarters will feature a state-of-the-art culinary center, training facility, and event space.

Cincinnati, OH – 328 W. Crescentville Road ~ Cincinnati, OH 45246

Our current office features a full kitchen with a training center, offices for 5 people, and a full tabletop and furniture showroom.

Our new space will be completed in summer 2024, in a modern shared space called REVEL. Our facility here will include training space, a full event space, along with a tap room and bar.

Cleveland, OH ~ 760 Beta Drive ~ Mayfield Village, OH 44143

Zink Foodservice Group in partnership with Welbilt has put together a new state-of-the-art culinary and learning center near Cleveland, OH. This dual-use facility serves as an R&D and training center for Welbilt as well as a local space for customers to test products or equipment and Zink’s portfolio of premier brands. The facility contains a culinary center, two conference rooms, and additional space for warehousing. Z-Ventilation Solutions designed the hood system over a full lineup of Welbilt equipment advised by the local sales team of Kevin Felix and Chad Christine. The Zink Northeast team recently added a full tabletop, smallwares and furniture showroom alongside the kitchen.

Indianapolis, IN ~ 8701 Castle Park Drive ~ Indianapolis, IN 46256

Zink’s Indiana culinary center is in the midst of a remarkable 10,000-square-foot renovation, poised to redefine culinary innovation. The centerpiece is a state-of-the-art test kitchen and training room, equipped for 50 people, complete with a custom Delfield chef counter and advanced video equipment for live broadcasts. This revamped space also houses a versatile Smallwares and Hospitality Showroom. An outdoor enclosed patio adds a unique touch, providing access to the Cold Zone rack system and showcasing features like the ZVS hood package and refrigeration units. The project is well underway, with an estimated completion by January 2024.

The remodel is scheduled to be completed spring of 2024.

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