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About Us

Our Beginnings 

Founded in 1985, Empire represents a comprehensive and complementary range of equipment for leading manufacturers. Products include ice machines, gas cooking equipment, refrigeration equipment, water treatment systems, walk-ins and microwaves. Empire has cultivated deep relationships with our vendor partners who are market leaders in their product niche. Our sales and marketing staff have hundreds of years combined experience as manufacturer representatives and distributor sales reps.

Our Mission

Empire’s mission is to provide the world-class customer experience in the food service industry, by offering the broadest range of products and services, technical expertise and dependable supply chain in every market we serve. From humble beginnings, Empire has grown to be a leader in food service Industry, with a focus on being the best. The Empire team has a passion for serving our customers with the highest level of integrity and we are committed to the development of our associates. These core values define our culture and can be experienced each and every day in the way we conduct business with our customers, vendors and fellow associates.

Markets We Serve

Foodservice Equipment Dealers

Healthcare / Hospitals

School Systems

National Accounts



Convenience Store Chains

Hospitality Industry​

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