Food Service & Catering

Howe Rapid Freeze® ice flaker is considered food processing equipment which is used by commercial kitchens in resorts, casinos, and caterers worldwide for food cooling applications such as salad bars and buffet counters. Howe has supplied flake ice machines to some of the top casinos and resorts, and we invite you to join them in using Howe ice flakers.

When looking for food processing equipment, don't forget to check out Howe's line of flake ice machines for hospitality and buffets. Howe has models available from 1,000 up through 20,000 pounds of fresh flake ice production per day.


Howe Flake ice machine for hospitality and Buffets are perfectly suited for casino buffets. Don’t let your patrons down by sacrificing freshness, quality, and appearance in your buffets. Prove to them that the craftsmanship of your dining area is as important to you as your game floors. Chose Howe flake ice machines for hospitality and buffets to provide all the fresh, brilliant white ice to display your culinary feasts that will stimulate your customer's palates as well as their psyches.



The catering industry has a long list of food processing equipment needed for each location, industry leaders have always relied on Howe Rapid Freeze® ice flakers to keep their products fresh using HoweIce® for over 50 years.

Howe Corporation has models designed for every aspect of the catering industry, from large capacity models for industrial caterers & wholesalers, to small models for local catering operations.

Flake ice is the ideal ice form as it has the most surface contact area of any other form of ice which translates into more cooling capacity than cubed/crushed ice!

No matter what your role is in the catering industry, Howe flake ice machine for hospitality and buffets has a model built for you!


Satisfied Customers

Over 50 of the top 100 U.S. supermarket chains use Howe Rapid Freeze Ice Flakers. As the "Original" flake ice designed equipment, Howe has built its reputation on being an industry leader in food cooling applications!


Norman’s has owned and operated Howe Ice Machines for almost 20 years! In addition to their equipment, the customer service is quick and attentive, giving you answers to questions and solutions to problems immediately. Howe Ice Machines are second to none. We are a company strong on tradition and Howe has become a part of that.

Jared Lieberman, Norman’s Air Freight Service, Oceanside, New York
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The machine is tough, runs regardless of outside temperature or sea conditions. Replacement parts are easy to get, and installation is a breeze. Sales and service at Howe are outstanding… knowledgeable, helpful, friendly and always timely!

, F/V Sea Capture, Inc., Montauk, New York
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We enjoy the ice business with Howe Team, great communications and transactions. All I can say is we love the ice machine. Like we say "If you install it right ... it will work right"

Ulik Milstein, Super Cool Refrigeration, Los Angeles, California
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