Alto-Shaam pioneered the solutions that are essential to profitable foodservice and retail operations around the world. We partner with our customers to innovate and develop new products that will provide high-quality food while reducing energy, food shrinkage and labor costs. We focus on giving our customers a higher return on their investment. Alto-Shaam was founded in 1955 by Jerry Maahs, who recognized hot holding needs within his own business. Alto-Shaam remains a recognized leader in the foodservice industry, offering commercial cooking solutions and systems such as the original Cook & Hold oven, Combitherm® ovens, QuickchillerTM blast chillers, convection ovens, smokers, XcelerateTM hi-speed ovens, rotisserie ovens, holding cabinets, heated display cases, merchandisers, food wells and fryers.