About Us

Founded in 1999, 4 Star Reps is an independent marketing firm for the food service equipment industry, representing award winning food service equipment manufacturers.

4 Star Reps provides product knowledge and sales support to food service professionals within Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey and Delaware (MAFSI Region 4 Territory).

Mission

To proudly serve and support food service equipment manufacturers, consultants, dealers and end users with the greatest integrity, while continuing to add value to our industry and exemplify our “4 Stars” – Responsive. Reliable. Resourceful. Professional.

Karen Higgins and Mike Garfinkle

History

4 Star was formed after decades of individual experience in very different areas of the food service industry and with the knowledge that all business is important, not just one customer or market segment. 4 Star’s multifaceted fluid business model is tailored to fit the current trends and changes within the industry, the needs of our reputable equipment dealers and the award winning manufacturers we represent. Year after year, 4 Star continues to grow through investments in resources and technology, increasing value to customers and creating company differentiation.

Meet the Team

Industry Events

Upcoming
January 2018

MAFSI

Naples, FL

Previous

SNAPa

  • August 2016 Hershey, PA
  • August 2015 Gettysburg, PA
  • July 2014 Lancaster, PA
  • August 2013 Seven Springs, PA

NAFEM

  • February 2017 Orlando, FL
  • February 2015 Anaheim, CA
  • February 2013 Orlando, FL

NRA

  • May 2017 Chicago, IL
  • May 2016 Chicago, IL
  • May 2015 Chicago, IL
  • May 2014 Chicago, IL
  • May 2013 Chicago, IL
  • May 2012 Chicago, IL

IHMRS

  • November 2014 NYC
  • November 2013 NYC

MAFSI

  • January 2016 Phoenix, AZ
  • January 2014 Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Latest News

8/8/16

Vulcan wins Best in Class again!

Vulcan Charbroilers & Vulcan Ranges (gas & electric) both won the 2016 Best in Class Overall Award from Foodservice Equipment & Supplies Magazine. Important characteristics that impacted this award were quality, value, design/aesthetics and service/support.

Best in Class: RangeBest in Class: CharbroilerBest in Class: Griddle

Awards & Affiliations:

2016
  • SNAPa Platinum Partner
  • John Boos Sales Growth Award
  • Master-Bilt 100% Club
  • Master-Bilt Best in Class Cabinet Sales Award
2015
  • Structural Concepts Rod Herrington Memorial Award (Karen Higgins)
  • Structural Concepts Two Million Dollar Club
  • Structural Concepts Outstanding Sales Growth
  • Structural Concepts Outstanding Sales Support
  • Vulcan/Wolf Sales Achievement Award
  • Berkel Sales Rep Of The Year
  • SNAPa Platinum Partner
2014
  • Structural Concepts Million Dollar Club
2013
  • Structural Concepts Two Million Dollar Club
  • Penn Jersey Paper Sales Rep of the Year (Karen Higgins)
  • Edward Don NJ Outstanding Supplier Award (Vulcan)
2012
  • Structural Concepts Outstanding Sales Growth
  • Structural Concepts Million Dollar Club
  • Vulcan/Wolf Heavy Duty Division Sales Rep Of The Year
  • Crown Verity Quota Buster Award
  • Update International Top Sales Increase 1st Runner Up
  • Update International Million Dollar Club Member
2011
  • Structural Concepts Outstanding Sales Growth
  • Structural Concepts Million Dollar Club
  • Vulcan/Wolf Restaurant Range Division Sales Rep Of The Year
2010
  • Vulcan/Wolf Griddle & Broiler Division Sales Rep Of The Year
  • Crown Verity Quota Buster Award

Our Territory

MAFSI Region 4 (Keystone) map

MAFSI Region 4 (Keystone)

Pennsylvania (East of State College and Pittsburgh), New Jersey (Trenton and South NJ) & Delaware