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About Evo America

Made in the USA

Evo was founded by innovative food people with a passion for cooking and entertaining. As a cooking appliance manufacturer, it’s our love of connecting people around food that guides everything we do. Since 2001, we have designed and built a full line of front-of-house foodservice cooking equipment and luxury residential appliances that are exceptionally energy-efficient for both indoor and outdoor use.


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Meet Our Leadership and Sales Team

Scott Heim, President of Evo America

Scott Heim

President of Evo and Middleby Ventless Solutions

Bob Shingler, VP of Innovation for Evo America

Bob Shingler

Vice President of Innovation | R&D

Dennis Francis, VP of Sales for Evo America

Dennis Francis

V.P. of Sales | Food Service Giants

LeAnne Williams

V.P. of Marketing and Sales

Legacy of Innovation in Food Service Equipment

Evo America, LLC Founded

Evo America, LLC founded by Bob Shingler. The Evo Professional Wheeled Cart, a free-standing flattop gas grill is the first product designed and manufactured by Evo.


Evo Affinity Series

Launched the Evo Affinity Series front-of-house presentation cooktop series. The line includes both Indoor (gas or electric) and outdoor (gas) models.


Evo Centric 20E

Introduced the Evo Centric 20E 120-volt electric cooktop for use as a chef action station for catering and the hospitality industry.


Evo EVent®

Launched the gaming-changing Evo EVent® ventless griddle allowing a griddle to be placed anywhere without an overhead hood.


Awarded Patent

Awarded patent 9,220,368 for thin format heater technology that provides consistent, responsive, and quick recovery.


Kitchen Innovation Award

The National Restaurant Association awards Evo America, LLC the prestigious Kitchen Innovations 2015 Award for its EVent ventless griddle. Evo is proud to be recognized as one of the restaurant industry's groundbreaking kitchen equipment manufacturers.


Acquired by Middleby Corporation

The Middleby Corporation acquires Evo America, LLC.


Elevation™ 40E

Our most powerful and flexible griddle is introduced, the Evo Elevation™ 40E. The Elevation 40E electric griddle reached plancha temperatures of 700 degrees for high-temperature searing.


Evo VentCore™ with Nieco Broiler

Redefined the limits of ventless by collaborating with Nieco® to launch the first ventless broiler, the Evo VentCore™ with Nieco Broiler.


VentCore™ 112

Exhibits the Evo VentCore™ 112 ventless system at the 2023 NAFEM Show. The VentCore™ 112 is a non-integral ventless hood with a 9-foot canopy that is not limited by a single appliance but allows for ventless operation of many different types of electric cooking appliances including griddles, fryers and broilers.