Chef Michael Kelly Joins ThermalRite Sales Team

MINNEAPOLIS – Michael Kelly recently joined ThermalRite as sales manager, responsible for the cold storage manufacturer’s specialty products sales. ThermalRite primarily serves the foodservice and non-commercial segment under its parent company, Everidge, the nation’s premier commercial refrigerated services provider.

Kelly comes to ThermalRite with over 20 years in the foodservice industry. He holds a degree in culinary arts from Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Academy as well as a degree in business from West Virginia University.

“Michael’s unique combination of experience in menu development and foodservice sales is exactly what we were seeking for ThermalRite,” said Chris Kahler, president and CEO at Everidge. “He will bridge the gap between our sales team and the end user to help promote our specialty products.”

Kelly spent 15 years as a chef at various universities and schools around Pittsburgh and most recently served as project manager at Foodservice Construction and Renovation.

“ThermalRite specialty products are designed to make the job of a chef easier,” said Steve Gill, Everidge senior vice president, foodservice sales and marketing. “Having Michael on board will ensure we are on target to meet those goals.”

About Everidge:

Everidge is the nation’s premier commercial refrigerated services provider, representing an unmatched, combined strength with brands CrownTonka, ThermalRite, ICS and LoTemp Doors. Everidge indoor or outdoor walk-in coolers and freezers, blast chillers, prep tables, vacuum sealers and other refrigeration components are customized for any application, yet at an affordable price to ensure food is kept safe and fresh. With short lead times, low freight charges and fast delivery, Everidge brands promise responsive, turn-key support every step of the way — from the point of sale through installation. For more information, please visit www.everidge.com.