New Orleans Culinary & Hospitality Institute


Where culinary passion
meets culinary training.

The New Orleans Culinary & Hospitality Institute (NOCHI) is on a mission to provide a seat at the table for anyone looking to bring their culinary dreams to life. As an industry-driven, non-profit culinary school, NOCHI is committed to offering training programs for aspiring professionals—and enthusiast courses for at-home gourmands—who are craving the techniques of great cooking and the flavors of New Orleans’ rich culinary heritage.


The following NAFEM members contributed to
NOCHI’s state of the art kitchen suites.

ACP, Inc., An Ali Group Company
Advance Tabco
Alto-Shaam, Inc.
American Metalcraft, Inc.
Ansul – A Brand of Johnson Controls
August Thomsen Corp.
Belshaw Adamatic, An Ali Group Company
Beverage-Air Corporation, An Ali Group Company
Bon Chef, Inc.
Browne USA Inc.
Bunn-O-Matic Corporation
Caddy Corporation
Cambro Manufacturing Co.
Carlisle FoodService Products
Carter Hoffmann, LLC
Chef Master/Mr. Bar-B-Q
CMA Dishmachines, An Ali Group Company
Component Hardware Group
Continental Refrigerator
Curtron Products, A Division of TMI, LLC
Dutchess Bakers’ Machinery Co.
Eagle Group
Eastern Tabletop, Inc.
Edlund Company, LLC, An Ali Group Company
FETCO Corporation
Florida Seating, Inc.
FWE Food Warming Equipment Company, Inc.
G&A Commercial Seating Products Corp.
Glastender, Inc.
Globe Food Equipment
Grindmaster Cecilware
Hatco Corporation
InterMetro Industries Corporation, An Ali Group Company
International Tableware, Inc.
Irinox North America, Inc.

ITW/FEG (Illinois Tool Works/Food Equipment Group)
John Boos & Company
JustChair Manufacturing
Krowne Metal Corp.Lakeside Manufacturing, Inc.
Lodge Manufacturing Company
Maywood Furniture Corporation
Mercer Culinary
Montague Company
MTS Seating
Original Wood Seating
Perlick Corporation
Pitco Frialator, Inc. / MagiKitchn’n
Plantation Prestige Commercial Furniture
Power Knot LLC
RAK Porcelain USA
Revent Incorporated
Robot Coupe U.S.A., Inc.
RPI Industries, Inc.
Spray Master Technologies
Steelite International USA, Inc.
T&S Brass & Bronze Works, Inc.
Tablecraft Products
Taylor Precision Products
Tuxton China, Inc.
Unified Brands
Victory Refrigeration Company, An Ali Group Company
Vollrath Company LLC
Waring Products Division
Wells Bloomfield, A Middleby Company
Wood Stone Corporation

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In-depth insights

Spring 2002

Legislation supported by NAFEM to give President Bush “fast-track” authority to negotiate bilateral-tariff-reducing treaties with other nations passed in the House of Representatives in December 2001 by a margin of only one cote – 215-214.

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Spring 2002

Following an investigation requested by the Bush Administration, the International Trade Commission (ITC), has recommended tariffs of 20 percent on most steel products, other than stainless steel plate, sheet and strip. President Bush is expected to accept these recommendations with a decision anticipated in the first quarter, 2002.

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Summer 2002

As expected, the Bush Administration announced tariffs of up to 30 percent on a wide range of steel products this March. When the Bush Administration initiated the “Section 201” petition to the International Trade Commission (ITC), which led to these tariffs, NAFEM’s effort to persuade the administration to exempt stainless steel sheet and strip from the petition last May was successful. The 30-percent tariffs apply to flat rolled steel and hot rolled/cold finished bar only. These will drop 24 percent in the second year and 18 percent in the third year.

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