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    Representing the highest quality equipment & furniture to companies in the foodservice industry.
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Who We Are
  Our staff, with its combined
140 years of experience in the foodservice industry, is
constantly striving to promote
our manufacturers in a
professional manner.
Training & Customer Events
  Our fully-operational test kitchen & furniture showroom has helped to train many foodservice dealers, consultants, service agents, and end users.
Manufacturers
  Proudly representing manufacturers of quality
hospitality equipment.
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  WHO WE ARE
  Link2 Hospitality Solutions is a group of marketing professionals who take pride in representing the highest quality cooking and support equipment, refrigeration and seating and tabletops to companies in the ever-changing foodservice industry. We have always understood that this is a business based on relationships, and our customers and manufacturers are more than just business associates.
   
 
   
Jeff Carragher (Serv Safe Certified, CFSP II), Owner of Link2 Hospitality Solutions
Jeff has over 18 years of experience in the foodservice industry. He has always remained an active participant in industry events and organizations. Jeff's experience with the MAFSI board of directors and executive committee, along with multiple rep councils, has enabled him to see the industry from a broader perspective. He has carried that perspective over to the Link2 Hospitality Solutions family.
   
Fred Carragher (Serv Safe Certified, CFSP II), Owner of Link2 Hospitality Solutions
Fred has over 23 years experience in the foodservice industry. He has always remained active with our manufacturers by staying involved in rep councils and territory management. Fred's expertise with consultants has enabled him to assist in large projects across the country.
   
Chuck Kownaski, Territory Manager, Western and Central NY & PA
Chuck started as a foodservice equipment wholesale distributor in 1978 and was representing manufacturers, as an independent rep by 1984. Throughout his career, Chuck has covered all of upstate New York and Western Pennsylvania. He looks forward to helping dealers, distributors and consultants make their days more profitable while fulfilling manufacturers requirements. Chuck lives in the Buffalo area.
   
Dan Pearson, Territory Manager, Western PA
Dan has over 18 years of experience in various facets of the foodservice industry. Immediately following graduation from the University of Pittsburgh , Dan was a manufacturers representative covering Western Pennsylvania and Central Ohio . From there, he went on to garner sales as a dealer salesman for almost six years and in December 2008 he joined the Link2 Hospitality Solutions family. His industry-wide knowledge and expertise is focused on the foodservice needs of Western Pennsylvania.
   
Kim Hayton, Office Manager
Kim is a skillful and dedicated Office Manager with extensive experience in the coordination, planning, and support of daily operational functions.
   
Poppy Hudson, Inside Sales/Customer Service
Poppy has over 7 years experience working extensively with commercial walk-in coolers, freezers and refrigeration. She is quickly becoming very knowledgeable in all of our lines and has become a valuable member of our team.
   
Rob Schwalm, Territory Manager, Western NY and Corporate Chef
Rob is a culinary professional with more than five years of experience in the culinary field. In addition to receiving his culinary degree, Rob has previously worked as a Chef at various upscale restaurants in the Buffalo area.
   
Sarah Mathias - Territory Manager, Furniture and Smallwares
Sarah has been working in the food service industry for the past fifteen years in both the front and back of the house. Her interior design background makes her the perfect fit to manage the furniture and smallwares manufacturers represented by Link2.
   

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