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As Seen On Shark Tank Australia!

Plymouth, MI, May 22, 2015
FLEXSIL-LID ANNOUNCES OFFICIAL LAUNCH IN THE U.S. AFTER TAKING EUROPE BY STORM

"Flexsil-Lid is pleased to announce its official launch in the US after taking Europe by storm," said Sam Karadsheh, Principal and VP of Marketing for Flexsil-Lid. "This Australian invention is designed to reduce the use of and waste of plastic film wrap and aluminum foil in all types of restaurants and commercial kitchens." Flexsil-Lid was created by Australian inventor Albert David. Specially designed from food grade silicone, its patent pending "lip-lock" technology consistently keeps food fresher compared to plastic wrap and will act as as seal to ensure a better quality product. Flexsil-Lid's eco-friendly design and reusable capabilities are also major benefits to its customers.

The product is NSF Certified Logo NSF Certified and meets FDA Standards. "With Flexsil-Lid, kitchens are able to keep food fresher, safer, and saves time since pans with our lids on it can go from refrigerated storage to the oven or freezer without a lot wasteful wrapping," said Sam Karadsheh, Principal and VP of Marketing for Flexsil-Lid. "Best of all, Flexsil-Lid will save everyone who uses them a great deal of money compared to environmentally unsound products like aluminum foil and plastic wrap."

Flexsil-Lid has won numerous awards over the past couple of years including:

  • BEST NEW CATERING EQUIPMENT INNOVATION (2011 Gulfood Awards)
  • BEST INNOVATION (2011 Gulfood Awards)
  • BEST NEW HOSPITALITY EQUIPMENT (2011 Finalist Food Challenge Awards)
  • PARTICIPANT IN 2015 SEASON 1 OF SHARK TANK AUSTRALIA

"Brilliant! Amazed at the difference in maintaining the freshness and overall quality of produce. Used here at The European also by our pastry chef, who saves cooking time on brulés and chocolate pots and uses less water in bain-marie. A winner on all fronts," said Ian Curley, Executive Chef The European Group & TV Personality.

Flexsil-Lid is ideally suited for all kitchen configurations that use standardized pans including: major chains, independent restaurants, Colleges/Universities, Contract Feeders, Caterers, Casinos, Hotels, Hospitals, and K-12 Schools.

Flexsil-Lid comes in 6 standard sizes and can fit all makes and types of pans including stainless, plastic, and polycarbonate: 1/9, 1/6, 1/4, 1/3, 1/2, 1/1. It can be found at the following distributors in North America: Edward Don and Company, Hubert, and Rabco Foodservice Limited.


FLEXSIL-LID CROWNED AT GULFOOD AWARDS 2011
Australian Invention Sets Benchmark for Industry Innovation and Excellence

Gulf Foods Awards CertificateAustralian invention "Flexsil-Lid" took out honours of "Best Innovation in the Gulfood Awards 2011", recently held in Dubai. The best of the best in the international food and beverage industry were recognized at a spectacular gala dinner held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre on 27 February 2011 to announce the winners of the 2011 Gulfood Awards.

Flexsil-Lid company founder Albert David at the 2011 Gulfood Awards

The awards attracted more than 150 entries from 23 countries in 16 different categories, and were judged by an international panel of experts. Flexsil-Lid was also awarded "Best New Catering Equipment Innovation" by receiving a perfect score by all 6 judges, instigating the creation of the "Best Innovation Award" for the first time. With a background in Border security, company founder Albert David risked his "kids' inheritance" to make it from "Western Sydney" to the Gulfood fair this year.

"I was disappointed in seeing so much waste of food, plastic wrap & foil in my wife‟s café that it drove me to design a product that would be practical, efficient and help save the environment", commented Albert. "I wanted to bring it to the world as Gastronorms & steam pans are used in all restaurants, cafés and hospitality kitchens globally", he said.

The innovative lid – which is designed to be resistant to both the heat of ovens and the cold of freezers – won such admiration from the judging panel that Radisson Blu chef and president of the Emirates Food Guild Uwe Micheel, commented, "I cannot believe that no-one has designed this before."