- November 12, 2018
Antunes has announced that our Chairman of the Board, and wife of founder August J. “Augie” Antunes, Mrs. Virginia M. Antunes passed away on November 10, 2018, at age 92. Mrs. Antunes served on the Board since 1963 and as Chairman of the Board since 1990.
- November 8, 2018
Antunes was named one of Chicago’s Top Workplaces 2018 by the Chicago Tribune. Antunes ranked 33rd out of the companies in the midsize category (250-999 employees).
- September 11, 2018
Antunes raised more than $78,000 for its corporate charity partner Splash through the company’s annual golf outing, held September 7, 2018, at St. Andrew’s Golf & Country Club in West Chicago.
- August 21, 2018
Antunes recently released the RS-1000 Rapid Steamer, featuring a compact design and dual steaming chambers to make made-to-order fast, fresh, and easy.
- June 6, 2018
Antunes recently received the 2018 Global Self-Managed Excellence Award from McDonald’s. This award recognizes the overall excellence of the McDonald’s partner who maintains consistent, high-quality services and support for McDonald’s operations across the world.
- May 29, 2018
Antunes recently completed an expansion of its Carol Stream, IL headquarters — a project that broke ground in October 2016 and adds approximately 55,000 square feet to the campus.
- May 11, 2018
Sue Puccini recently joined Antunes as product and marketing manager. In this role, she manages product development for grilling solutions and new technologies for the company, in addition to overseeing the marketing department.
- April 4, 2018
Ron Zuehlsdorf recently joined Antunes as national account manager, responsible for developing and growing relationships with chain restaurants and other key accounts. Zuehlsdorf joins Antunes with more than 25 years in the foodservice equipment and supplies industry.
- March 27, 2018
Antunes recently released the JS-1000 Jet Steamer, its latest innovation in commercial foodservice steaming platforms. The Jet Steamer uses bursts of steam to quickly and efficiently prepare individual portions of a wide range of foods, including eggs, oatmeal, rice, vegetables, seafood and soups.
- March 20, 2018Antunes is pleased to announce Chef Joe Arvin as the company’s corporate chef. In his new role, Arvin will work closely with Antunes’ sales, marketing and product management teams, expanding the company’s culinary thought leadership in commercial foodservice equipment.
- February 21, 2018
The GST-1H Flatbread Toaster from Antunes recently received a 2018 Kitchen Innovations Award from the National Restaurant Association.
- December 20, 2017We wish you, your family, and all the people in your life the happiest of holidays, and we look forward to ringing in the promising new year.
- December 1, 2017
Antunes was named the 2017 Illinois Family Business of the Year in the large company category by the Family Business Center at Loyola University Chicago's Quinlan School of Business.
- November 21, 2017
This Thanksgiving season, we are truly honored to express our thankfulness for so many things, chief among them the family and people that enrich our lives.
- October 10, 2017
Antunes recently added Kain McArthur to its expanding sales rep network. Kain McArthur has been offering expertise and service to the commercial foodservice equipment and supply industry since 1960.
- September 21, 2017
Antunes partnered with A&W Food Services of Canada, Inc. (A&W Canada) on a chain wide roll-out of its Egg Stations to approximately 550 restaurant locations.
- August 29, 2017
Antunes' sixth annual Charity Golf Outing raised $68,000 for Splash on Friday, August 25, 2017, at St. Andrew's Golf & Country Club in West Chicago, IL.
- July 28, 2017
Antunes hosted a site visit Friday for high school students participating in Companies That Care's 2017 Career Awareness Internship Program.
- May 26, 2017
Antunes has named Daniel Schmidt as director of strategic operations. Schmidt has been with Antunes since 2010 and most recently served as director of sales for the company.
- May 18, 2017
Antunes has been named Company of the Year by its local chapter of APICS, the premier professional association for supply chain management.