ALTO-HARTLEY IS A DEALER/DISTRIBUTOR FOR MORE THAN 500 U.S. MANUFACTURERS OF COMMERCIAL FOOD-SERVICE EQUIPMENT.
Based out of Washington, D.C. and serving Virginia and Maryland, Alto-Hartley is a dealer/distributor of more than 500 manufacturers of commercial kitchen equipment.
Our clients benefit from culinary expertise, comprehensive customer service, and the equipment needed to fuel a successful foodservice operation.
from the blog
February 16, 2018
Equipment History Residential
Tortillas are a staple in Mexican and Central American cuisine. These thin, unleavened flatbreads are typically made from either corn maize or flour, and they're used in a variety of ways. We all know the tortilla basics, but what about their history? Where are they from, and how were t [...] Read More
February 14, 2018
The craft cocktail movement has inspired many to become amateur bartenders, going beyond the simple gin and tonic and creating elaborate, carefully concocted drinks. Nowadays, you’re just as likely to have a home bar in your house as you would a home office. If you’re looking to entert [...] Read More
January 17, 2018
Considered the “most traditional American dessert,” pies are as much a part of American culture as hot dogs and baseball. According to the American Pie Council, the history of pies dates back to the early Romans. The first pie recipe was a goat cheese and honey pie. It wasn’t until t [...] Read More