CAROL STREAM, Ill. (March 17, 2021) – Antunes, a family owned and operated company specializing in the manufacturing of foodservice equipment, water treatment, and automation solutions, received the 2021 Kitchen Innovations Award from the National Restaurant Association for its Touchless Sauce Dispenser.
The annual award, which recognizes forward-thinking technology in foodservice equipment, marks the fifth consecutive KI Award for Antunes.
Designed as a safer, cleaner, and more precise way to serve condiments, the customizable Touchless Sauce Dispenser provides exact portions, eliminating the cost and sanitary risk of packets and handpumps.
“Touchless Dispensing marks the latest innovation recognized by the industry for its customizability and exceptional approach to solving foodservice operators’ pain points,” said Glenn Bullock, Antunes CEO. “Our fifth KI Award in a row highlights Antunes’ unique position at the forefront of foodservice innovation.”
The award-winning Touchless Sauce Dispenser provides restaurant operators improved safety and reduced cost and labor with a modular design configurable to any store, front- and back-of-house. Uniquely engineered for a cleaner dispensing experience, the platform is customizable with a variable number of nozzles, product viscosities, ambient/heated temperatures, and volumes dispensed.
Antunes has garnered the annual KI Award the past five years for foodservice solutions, including groundbreaking platforms for steaming (InfiniSteam 8-Drawer Steamer), grilling (Egg Station with Dual Zone), and toasting (Flatbread Toaster).
Antunes is a leading custom foodservice equipment manufacturer, specializing in countertop cooking, water treatment, and automation solutions for global operations. Headquartered in Carol Stream, Illinois, Antunes is driven by a commitment to provide reliable performance, customer-focused service and premium quality.