On March 1st, 2018, TriMark USA announced the acquisition of award-winning foodservice & equipment supplier Chefs’ Toys. “We are very pleased to add Chefs’ Toys to the TriMark portfolio,” said TriMark President & CEO Jerry Hyman. “We have reached another significant milestone with accelerated growth which will expand our capabilities and directly benefit our customers.”
The acquisition expands TriMark’s presence as a nationwide provider of design services, equipment, and supplies in the foodservice industry. By purchasing the twenty-fourth largest distributor in the nation, the acquisition strengthens TriMark’s position in the California market, and opens opportunities for growth in the Los Angeles area.
“We are so thankful to our loyal customers and our incredible employees who have brought us to this point of success,” said Steve Dickler, the founder & President of Chef’s Toys since it’s inception in 1988. “We are excited to have the resources and support of TriMark USA to help us grow to the next level. This is a great day for our company and our team, as it is a testament to the phenomenal business that we have all built together!” All employees will retain their positions at Chef’s Toys — including Dickler and Vice President Mike Krepistman — thereby continuing to serve customers and moving the company’s legacy into the future alongside TriMark’s support.