Alto-Shaam expands Latin America and Caribbean team with new chef

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Hugo Hernandez Ponce joins the team as a new chef for Alto-Shaam Latin America and Caribbean

Alto-Shaam, a recognized leader and innovator in the global foodservice equipment industry, has appointed Hugo Hernandez Ponce as a new chef for Alto-Shaam Latin America and Caribbean.

Ponce is tasked with providing the highest level of customer support and product training throughout the region, demonstrating the capabilities of Alto-Shaam’s complete kitchen equipment solutions from its award-winning Combitherm® and Vector® Multi-Cook Ovens to QuickChillers™ and drop-in hot and cold wells.

He will also be responsible for overseeing the culinary kitchen including the highly-popular ‘A Taste of Alto-Shaam’ live events, supporting customers with menu development and product training and supporting the business at seminars and tradeshows.

Considerable experience

Carine Aguiar Wright, international manager of Latin American & Caribbean at Alto-Shaam, said: “Hugo has considerable experience in the culinary and hospitality industry, and I am pleased to welcome him to our team in Latin America. I very much look forward to working with him.”

Prior to joining Alto-Shaam, Hugo was a corporate executive chef at a large financial technology company in Mexico, and he is excited about supporting the business.

“I’m very pleased to be joining Alto-Shaam and look forward to helping the business achieve its ambitions across Latin America and Caribbean,” he says. “I am excited to demonstrate the benefits for customers from using Alto-Shaam’s genuinely world-class range of kitchen equipment solutions.”

About Alto-Shaam, Inc:

Alto-Shaam was born of remarkable innovation that has since advanced the global commercial foodservice industry. Since revolutionizing heated holding in 1968 with Halo Heat® technology, Alto-Shaam has continuously responded to industry needs by pioneering cutting-edge system solutions. Alto-Shaam offers an expanded, award-winning product portfolio, including the revolution