Sam Tell and Son

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    Founded in 1956 by Sam Tell and his son Neil, The Sam Tell Companies have grown to be preeminent among the nation’s largest restaurant and food service equipment and supplies dealerships. The Sam Tell family of companies has grown from a modest two-man operation to their current stature of over seventy five employees. Currently, they are guided by Marc Tell (third generation and grandson of Sam) and Daniel Saltzman, who started working for Neil back in 1982. Sam Tell has two locations: their corporate office and 75,000 square foot warehouse located in Farmingdale, N.Y. and their design showroom in New York City. The associated group of companies was recently ranked #30 on the Food Service Equipment & Supplies Top 100 Suppliers. The company motto “Design, Build, Supply” exemplifies all of the services that Sam Tell offers their customers. Design/Build: The services we offer include site surveys, equipment layout, full MEP (mechanical, electrical & plumbing design), installation on all food service equipment, local code consultation, and project management. Sam Tell is committed to hiring only the most talented professionals. The knowledge and experience of an empowered staff allows the firm to provide the best customer service in the industry. Supply: As the largest distributor of equipment and supplies in the New York metropolitan area, Sam Tell will assist you with your facilities needs for tableware, kitchen small-wares, and paper and janitorial supplies. The Sam Tell fleet of nine trucks is on the road daily making equipment and supply deliveries around the NYC metropolitan area. The fleet covers all five boroughs of NYC, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester & Rockland counties with bi-weekly deliveries to New Jersey & Connecticut. This reputation and the pursuit of outstanding service enable Sam Tell to continue to be a leader in the food service industry.
    HQNew York, NY, US
    Employee Ratings2.6

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    Employees (est.) (Feb 2021)104
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    Key People/Management at Sam Tell and Son

    Marc Tell

    Marc Tell

    Chief Executive Officer
    Dan Saltzman

    Dan Saltzman

    Chief Operating Officer
    Michael Bitonti

    Michael Bitonti

    Chief Financial Officer
    Heather Kogan

    Heather Kogan

    Vice President Sales
    John Michels

    John Michels

    Vice President Operations
    Jerry Kouveras

    Jerry Kouveras

    Director of Engineering
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    Sam Tell and Son Office Locations

    Sam Tell and Son has offices in New York and Farmingdale
    New York, NY, US (HQ)
    1375 Broadway #502
    Farmingdale, NY, US
    300 Smith St
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    How A Combi Oven Expands Small Kitchens

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    Challenge Accepted: How Restaurants Use TikTok To Boost Sales

    Let’s travel back a couple years, when the only viral concern in the restaurant industry was the potential to cash in on “going viral” with any internet fad.

    The Winter 2021 Sam Tell Spotlight Is Here

    Sam Tell isn't just the one-stop shop for all the foodservice supplies and equipment a restaurant needs. It's also your source for insights into the restaurant industry.  Every month, we shine the spotlight on a handful of Sam Tell clients to celebrate their success and share what makes…

    Restaurants Show Love For A Valentine’s Day Weekend Return

    With the news that Valentine’s Day weekend (starting Friday, Feb. 12) will mark the return to indoor dining at 25 percent capacity, lovebirds across New York are scrambling to swiftly change plans from sitting on the couch surrounded by chocolate wrappers and empty bottles of wine to act…

    NY Restaurant Workers Now Eligible For COVID Vaccination

    In another sign that we could soon see a shred of normalcy in the restaurant industry, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced this week that restaurant workers are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccination.

    Indoor Dining Set For Valentine’s Day Return

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    Sam Tell and Son Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Sam Tell and Son founded?

      Sam Tell and Son was founded in 1956.

    • Who are Sam Tell and Son key executives?

      Sam Tell and Son's key executives are Marc Tell, Dan Saltzman and Michael Bitonti.

    • How many employees does Sam Tell and Son have?

      Sam Tell and Son has 104 employees.

    • Who are Sam Tell and Son competitors?

      Competitors of Sam Tell and Son include BlueCart, SimplyCook and Sun Orchard.

    • Where is Sam Tell and Son headquarters?

      Sam Tell and Son headquarters is located at 1375 Broadway #502, New York.

    • Where are Sam Tell and Son offices?

      Sam Tell and Son has offices in New York and Farmingdale.

    • How many offices does Sam Tell and Son have?

      Sam Tell and Son has 2 offices.