Food Service Equipment Company Announces Special Discounts for School Lunch Programs

Warrenville, IL (PressExposure) August 26, 2009 -- Cook’s Direct http://www.cooksdirect.com has announced a special manufacturer-sponsored purchase programs for school cafeterias participating in the National School Lunch Program across the US. Being introduced in tandem with the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, which has ear marked $100 million for food service equipment for schools, the special offers included in the Cook’s Direct School Pricing Program are available until September 30, 2009 to all eligible school food service and nutrition programs in the US.

Cook’s Direct located on the web at [http://www.cooksdirrect.com], a leading retailer of restaurant equipment, restaurant supplies and a wide range of commercial kitchen equipment, has announced a special buying program for school cafeterias.

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, which President Obama signed into law on February 17, 2009, has made an allocation of $100 million toward the exclusive purchase of food service equipment and commercial food preparation equipment for cafeterias for those schools that participate in the National School Lunch Program. The funding enables school cafeteria directors and directors of school nutrition programs to replace existing food service equipment or to acquire new equipment. In close coordination with this funding opportunity, US restaurant equipment and food service equipment manufacturers have launched special promotions for schools in which Cook’s Direct continues to actively participate as a supplier of commercial foodservice equipment and supplies.

”Washington’s decision to include food preparation equipment in the landmark recovery and stimulus package will surely go a long way in not only benefiting child nutrition programs across the country but also save and create numerous employment opportunities in the food service equipment manufacturing sector,” commented Jeff Breeden, Chief Operating Officer of Cook’s Direct, who personally supervises the program for the company owing to its contribution toward addressing the nutritional needs and the health of school-going children across the country.

Participating Manufacturers

There are currently a variety of manufacturers of brand name commercial kitchen and food service equipment offering special pricing programs in conjunction with the federal appropriation. In particular, F W E, a top rated brand used in school foodservice programs across the country, has special prices on their Humi Temp Universal Server, Humi Temp Tray Server and the Moisture Temp Cabinet which are available through September 30, 2009. Additionally, cooksdirect.com markets more than 20,000 products used in commercial food preparation activity by schools and universities, long term care facilities, restaurants, cafeterias, hotels, corporate dining facilities, and caterers. The company works closely with school systems across all fifty states and helps them choose the right products for their needs.

About Cook's Direct

Cook's Direct provides a full range of brand name commercial kitchen equipment including all types of commercial restaurant equipment and kitchen supplies. We carry all the top brands, provide courteous customer service and deliver nationwide in the US and Canada. Call Jeff Breeden, Chief Operating Officer, Cook’s Direct at 800-956-5571, Write to him at jbreeden@cooksdirect.com. Visit: http://www.cooksdirect.com for the most exclusive range of restaurant equipment, restaurant supplies and commercial kitchen equipment on the Internet.


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URL: http://www.cooksdirect.com
e-mail: jbreeden@cooksdirect.com
Phone: 1-800-956-5571
Fax: 1-800-956-6822

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Press Release Submitted On: August 26, 2009 at 2:30 am
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