Alto-Chef Names Chef for Latin America and the Caribbean

Alto-Shaam, a global manufacturer of foodservice equipment, has appointed Hugo Hernandez Ponce as a chef for Alto-Shaam Latin America and Caribbean.

Ponce previously worked as a corporate chef at a financial technology company in Mexico. He plans to use his industry and hospitality experience “to demonstrate the benefits for customers from using Alto-Shaam’s genuinely world-class range of kitchen equipment solutions.” In his new role, Ponce will provide customer support and product training throughout the region and highlight Alto-Shaam’s equipment solutions’ capabilities from award winning products Combitherm, Vector Multi-Cook Ovens, and QuickChillers, among others.

Ponce also plans to use his hospitality skills overseeing the culinary kitchen, including A Taste of Alto-Shaam live events, assisting customers to create menus, and supporting the business at seminars and tradeshows. Carine Aguiar Wright, international manager of Latin America and Caribbean, said, “Hugo has a considerable experience in the culinary and hospitality industry, and I am please to welcome him to our team in Latin America.”