2021 Better Lives Makeover Winner: The Lily Pad Cafe


DENVER – FEBRUARY 22, 2021– Cooking Up Better Lives, Excell’s and Nissco’s nonprofit org, has selected a winner for the 2021 Better Lives Makeover: The Lily Pad Café in Ridgeland, Mississippi.

The Lily Pad is a 501c3 non-profit that will focus on the employment & training of young adults with special needs. The cafe will employ and train young adults with special needs in every aspect of food and hospitality service.

The Lily Pad Café will equip young adults with the training and experience necessary to obtain employment by local businesses so that they can not only achieve their full potential, but also display to the community their abundant talents and abilities.

This nominee was brought forth by Nissco Restaurant Dealer Group’s dealer member, Cody Allen of FS-1 Concepts. FS-1 Concepts has pledged services of layout/design, receiving, warehousing, delivery, and installation to the project.

To learn more, visit: https://thelilypadms.com/

To donate to the project, visit: http://www.cookingupbetterlives.org/projects/

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Nissco Welcomes New Vendors for 2021

Nissco Restaurant Dealer Group is pleased to welcome Anchor Hocking, Crestware, Comstock-Castle, Uniworld, UNOX & Vollrath as new vendor partners. 

Anchor Hocking offers bakeware, serve ware, drinkware along with storage, pantry, and prep supplies.

Comstock-Castle is the only manufacturer with fully modular oven designs from 24" to 72" capable of blending your desired sizes of griddles, char-broilers, cheese melters with the number of ovens and burners.

Crestware offers cookware, restaurant dinnerware and flatware; chef apparel and much more. 

Uniworld Foodservice Equipment offers choppers, grinders, mixers, slicers, and more for the foodservice industry.

UNOX designs and manufactures professional ovens for catering, gastronomy, bakery and fresh and frozen pastries and more. 
Vollrath offers in-house design consulting and provides custom product fabrication for one-of-a-kind needs.

Nissco Welcomes New Vendors: Cellucap, Disco and Edlund

We are pleased to welcome three new vendors to the Nissco Restaurant Dealer Group. 

Cellucap Manufacturing is a family owned and operated company that manufacturers a full range of disposable protective apparel for the safety, industrial, food processing, healthcare, and food service industries.

DISCO is a manufacturer and distributor of shortening filtration products and of specialty products for the wholesale foodservice industry. DISCO is also the exclusive supplier of Brillo® brand Soap Pads for the commercial foodservice market and the largest manufacturer of shortening filters that are made with pride in the U.S.A.

For 95 years, Edlund has been providing foodservice and food processing equipment to customers worldwide. Their scales and their smallwares and kitchen prep equipment have been recognized repeatedly for excellence and innovation. With manufacturing facilities in Vermont, USA, along with distribution centers in USA, Belgium and Hong Kong, their products can be in your kitchen in just days.

Nissco Welcomes New Vendor: American Dish Service

Nissco Restaurant Dealer Group is pleased to welcome American Dish Service as a vendor partner.

American Dish Service pioneered the first chemical sanitizing machines. ADS' line includes double tanks, undercounters, glasswashers, conveyors, high temp, tables, water softeners, and low level alarms. All machines are built solely by ADS under one roof, and they pride themselves on their high-touch customer service.


To learn more about American Dish Service, please visit their website.


Nissco Welcomes New Vendor: Sterno Products

Nissco Restaurant Dealer Group is pleased to welcome Sterno Products as a vendor partner.

Sterno Products has pioneered the development and production of portable food-warming products for nearly every moment of the American experience. Sterno continues to expand into product lines such as table lighting, butane stoves, catering products, insulated food carriers and more.


To learn more about Sterno Products, please visit their website.