Asian Catering Equipment Awards

Asian Catering Equipment Awards honours manufacturers and designers of foodservice equipment, who have innovatively improved the current and future profitability and sustainability of the catering & hospitality industry.

Concerning the aggressive inflation in rental, high energy consumption and manpower shortage in the F&B industry, many experts have been urgently looking for solutions to enhance operation efficiency while maintaining the quality of the industry service. Similar to the conventional meaning of “ace”, the ACE Awards distinguish excellent, first-rated and outstanding equipment and to further promote the idea of sustainable catering within the industry and beyond during Asia’s leading Food & Hospitality TradeshowHOFEX.

Experts from the foodservice industry, including FCSI (Foodservice Consultant Society International) professional consultants, renowned chefs and F&B Directors of hotels and restaurant chains will be invited to the judging panels.

If you believe your products meet these values, enter the awards now and let your product be the highlight of the entire event!


William Taunton

Mr William Taunton, FCSI

FCSI World Wide President


Mr Brandon Kua, FCSI

Founder of Citrus Consult Sdn Bhd Malaysia


Mr Sidney Man, FCSI

FCSI APD Board Trustee for Central Asia


Ms Clara Pi, MSC. FCSI

Healthcare Food Service Consultant
Food & Nutrition Environemntalist


Mr Shigeru Suzuki, FCSI

President of Y. Inoue Office, Ltd,
Yokohama Japan


Visual Design
Ease of Use
Energy Output
Uniqueness of Design
Benefits & Features
Innovation Technology Applied
Commercial Success
Customer Satisfaction
Energy efficiency
Design features that reduce food waste
Design features that increase the effective life of the product and reduce the need for constant renewal
Equipment manufacture and materials used
Energy efficiency
Product performance


• Innovative Light Equipment Award
• Innovative Heavy Equipment Award
• Innovative Water/Energy-Saving Equipment Award
• Innovative Labour-Saving Equipment Award
• Innovative New Catering Equipment Award
• Innovative Sustainable Catering Equipment Award
• Innovative Visual Design Catering Equipment Award
• “Chef’s favorite” Award – a selected group of Chefs will rate shortlisted entries on 8 May 2017

Result of the 2015 ACE AWARDS DETAILS

Adande Matchbox with Hydrocarbon
best and heavy overall
Adande Matchbox With Hydrocarbon
Exhibiting Company: Oriental Engineering Co Ltd
Booth No.: 1B-108
Product Description: To provide caterers with more choice, Shallow Drawers may be combined with Standard Depth Drawers, to offer a wide variety of finished height options.
Vented Brute Container
Exhibiting Company: Rubbermaid Commercial Products
Booth No.: 1C-132
Product Description: The new vented BRUTE container has brand new innovations which allow for removing liners 50% easier, knot free liner changes and improved efficiency when empty containers.
Vented Brute Container_photo
light water
Testo Saveris Monitoring System
light labour
Testo Saveris Monitoring System
Manufacturer: TESTO AG GERMANY
Exhibiting Company: Appleone Solution Ltd
Booth No.: 1B-546
Product Description: Testo Saveris 2 works so simply that you do not need much in order to begin monitoring temperature.
Ultrasonic Mini Welder
Manufacturer: ASAHI
Exhibiting Company: Kizui Packaging Machinery Co Ltd
Booth No.: 1A-408
Product Description: Easily weld plastic packaging at a point like a stapler, but with no staples. Generates ultrasonic waves and spot welds by heat in two seconds or less.
Ultrasonic Mini Welder
light sustainable
Vinaera Electronic Wine Aerator
light overall
Vinaera Electronic Wine Aerator
Exhibiting Company: Mercuries Asia Ltd
Booth No.: 1C-342
Product Description: Vinaera is the world’s first electronic wine aerator. It through an air injection process and dispenses fully aerated wine directly from bottle to glass with the touch of a button.
Granule Smart EcoExchanger
Manufacturer: GRANULDISK
Exhibiting Company: Granuldisk
Booth No.: 1B-429
Product Description: Granule pot washer with 2 in 1. Due to No Prewashing, no sinks needed. Saves space, manpower, energy, water & chemicals. Additionally 40% energy savings with heat recovery system.
Granule Smart EcoExchanger
heavy water
MKN FlexiCombi
heavy labour
MKN FlexiCombi
Manufacturer: MKN
Exhibiting Company: Kitchen Icon Ltd
Booth No.: 1B-138
Product Description: The MKN combisteamer FlexiCombi is just as simple to use as a smartphone. The consumption display GreenInside, its crosswise insert and many technical details offer comprehensive customer benefits.
Manufacturer: HOBART
Exhibiting Company: C.E.C. Catering Equipment Co Ltd
Booth No.: 1C-200
Product Description: Flight-type dishwasher
heavy sustainable


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