Kelli Key

Regional Account Manager

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Kelli comes to Zink with 20 years of experience in the food service industry.  Most recently, as a manufacture representative call on distributors in the Illinois market. Kelli worked of a US Foods for several years calling on Hospitals and Senior Care Facilities.  Kelli graduated from Western Illinois University with a Hospitality degree. Kelli resides … Read More

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Hamilton Beach Commercial

Hamilton Beach Commercial offers a full line of innovative products for the foodservice and hospitality industry.  Their product offering includes a variety of beverage and food blenders, immersion blenders, vacuum sealers, mixers and much more.  Hamilton Beach, based in Glen Allen, Virginia, has been innovating and bringing solutions to the market for over 100 years.

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Stephanie Tragesser

Regional Account Manager

Regions Served

Stephanie brings a tremendous amount of knowledge and experience to the role, having spent 18 years in the industry, most recently as Director of Food and Nutrition Services for one of the largest school systems in Indiana.   She was involved in the complete kitchen renovation in multiple buildings in the district. She is a graduate of Bowling Green State University, … Read More

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Chad Christine

Regional Account Manager

Chad Christine brings 24 years of combined experience in Healthcare and Hospitality Operations Management as well as higher education. His positions consisted of 18 years in multi-unit management and 17 years as a Corporate Nutrition Director. He is a Certified Chef, Sanitarian and a member of the American Culinary Federation. Chad served in the US … Read More

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Chef Tools

Eating is an experience for all the senses, and maximizing the customer experience is the ultimate goal. Use the tools that allow you to impress. Chef tools include plating tools, turners & servers, storage, allergen & safety, and apparel.


From classic styles to modern looks, we offer an array of brands which feature exceptional quality in design, materials and craftsmanship, honed to the exacting performance of the discriminating chef and foodservice professional.

Kitchen Tools

Details, details, details. All the little things matter to us because they matter to you. Every day you rely on these essential tools and we make sure efficiency and durability is built into every single product we produce.

Mercer Culinary

Mercer’s Chef Centric approach is all about collaborating with master chefs and industry leaders to understand their challenges and needs, and then develop products which take food preparation, cooking, and serving to a new level. Mercer Culinary is the go-to source for cutlery, tools, accessories and apparel for commercial kitchens and culinary professionals.

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Kaliber Innovations

Kaliber is a self-contained front-of-house cooking solution that is perfect for hotels, restaurants, resorts, cafeterias, malls, grocery stores and convention centers or anywhere traditional Type-1 hoods and duct-work are impractical or too expensive. It gives food service operators the ability to fully engage their customers, expand their menu and grow their business in areas not possible before.

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Table Linens and Skirting

The latest technology available to the hospitality industry in table linens is Spun polyester.  It has the look and feel of cotton without sacrificing the durability, colorfastness and shrink resistance of filament polyester. Spun polyester maximizes your return on linen investment, spun polyester.  Our line of 100% spun polyester linens are made up of the … Read More