About Us

Company Profile: Crest Foodservice Equipment is a leading provider of foodservice equipment and supplies to professional chefs and commercial kitchen professionals. We are a locally owned family business founded in 1984 by John Spicer. In January 2012, John transferred ownership to Mrs. Susan Spicer, our current president, who has been involved in overseeing various departments within the company since 1999.

Crest has the resources, experience and professional staff to meet any supply or design need our customers may have. We offer complete delivery, installation and warehousing capabilities. Crest has a fleet of delivery trucks that allows us to deliver equipment quickly and efficiently. Our certified foodservice professional staff is the most knowledgeable in the region.

Company Philosophy: To provide tested and proven design solutions for your commercial foodservice layout needs, as well as equip any foodservice facility from the mop to the tabletop with all kitchen needs. FSDC and Crest offer the guidance, support and follow through to help kitchen operators stay on budget and meet all code requirements. We offer real solutions to layout/design concerns, budgetary reviews and value engineering to supply the best equipment for the best price and keep our customers on budget.

John Spicer: As CEO & founder for Crest John is responsible for defining the company’s strategic goals and objectives. He has more than four decades experience in the industry. Prior to purchasing Crest in 1984, John served as Foodservice Equipment Sales and Facility Design representative for Ezekiel & Weilman (1972-1977), and John G. Kolbe Company (1977-1984). In addition to founding Crest, John is a founding member of PRIDE Marketing & Procurement, a dealer-owned organization comprised of over 125 food service equipment and supplies dealers from around the United States and Canada. In 2001, John won the esteemed MAFSI Dealer of The Year award. He also holds the prestigious “Certified Food Service Professional” (CFSP) certification from the North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM). Crest attributes much of its success to John’s vision and leadership which has inspired a superior level of pride and dedication in both employees and customers alike.

Company Name: Crest Foodservice Equipment
Locations: 605 Jack Rabbit Rd; Virginia Beach, VA 23451
5929 School Ave; Richmond, VA 23228
1160 Tidewater Dr.; Norfolk, VA 23504
Websites: www.crestfoodservice.com, www.fsdesignconsultants.com

Services Offered: Sales and specification of commercial kitchen equipment, tabletop, smallwares, furniture, disposable products, foodservice cleaning chemicals & dish machine detergents. Full warehouse and delivery capabilities. Professional design and layout of your commercial kitchen. Value engineering on existing or new projects.

Clients Include: Sentara Healthcare, Virginia and northeastern North Carolina; Riverside Health System, Newport News and Hampton, VA; Gold Key/PHR Hotels and Resorts, Virginia Beach, VA; YNot Pizza, Great Neck, Providence & Greenbrier VA; Keagan’s Irish Pub, Virginia Beach and Richmond, VA; Whisky Kitchen, Virginia Beach, VA; Foodbank of SE Virginia and the Eastern Shore; Duck Donuts, VA & NJ; Crestline Hotels; Stratford University, Newport News and Virginia Beach, VA; Norfolk Public Schools; Virginia Beach Public Schools; Christopher Newport University; Mick White Renovations (Courtyard by Marriott renovations); Hilton Garden Inn, Kitty Hawk, NC, Richmond, VA and Virginia Beach, VA; NATO; Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU); Old Dominion University, Webb Center; GEICO Cafe, Virginia Beach, VA; Barnes Museum; Newport News Shipyard; Avis, Virginia Beach; Altria, Richmond, VA; High Peaks Resort, Lake Placid, NY; Holiday Inn, Clark, NJ – Lane Hospitality; Weatherly Investments, Virginia Beach, VA; Oceanside Investment Associates, Virginia Beach, VA; and many others.

Crest and their design company, Foodservice Solutions Design Consultants (FSDC), have designed over 500 restaurants and foodservice facilities. Our client list also extends to banquet facilities, private and public clubs, houses of Worship, healthcare and government facilities, kiosks, universities, schools, colleges, business and industry, and many more commercial kitchen venues.