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Classic Installs, Inc. | North Americas Roll Out Program Leader
• Equipment Installation
• Project Management
• Rollout Service

Classic Installs, Inc.

Classic Installs first opened our doors in 1985. Since our inception we have done many types of projects and have specialized in rollout programs. We have performed rollout programs for many prestigious clients including Fortune 100 and 500 companies. With over 10,000 successfully completed projects in 50 states as well as Canada and over 50,000 pieces of equipment installed Classic Installs is the on time delivery specialist. We have delivered on time during hurricanes, floods, fires, civil disturbances and storms of all kinds.

Our President and CEO, Dirk Steffen was raised in Iowa by honest, hardworking parents who instilled in Dirk a desire to excel. Dirk was drafted out of High School and given a full ride College sports scholarship. Dirks hard work and talent earned him a ranking of #1 in the world. Dirk has continued his quest for excellence in his profession and instills this drive to be #1 into The Classic Installs team.

Classic has developed exceptionally effective, proprietary, cutting edge computer tracking software and procedures. Classic has never lost a piece of equipment. With each roll out meticulously planned and scheduled Classic Installs delivers quality projects on time. Classic provides our clients with a complete accounting of all material and equipment for ease in program tracking. Clients love CI for our ease of communication and the level of competent tracking we provide. Classic believes in providing our clients with a clean and complete project all the way down to recycling 100% of used equipment.

CI has a 99.994% Open on Schedule rate. This amazing statistic give our clients, their operators, manager, and executives confidence to plan their openings.

QUALITY SERVICES:

 Equipment Installation
Ordering • Equipment Upgrades (Large and Small) • Shipping • Logistics • Warehousing • Startup / Testing • Equipment + Cookline Modification • Removal + Disposal + Recycling • Onsite Custom Stainless Steel Fabrication and Installation • Plumbing • Electrical

 Project Management.
Comprehensive Execution Strategies and Implementation • Equipment Warehousing and Distribution • Customized Real Time Reporting • Proprietary PM and Tracking systems • Reporting Services • Communications to all locations • Communication to Clients • Reporting Detailed Per Location Detailing All Activities and Items Installed • Scheduling • Closeout Reporting Management • Follow up

Rollout Service
Comprehensive Execution Strategies • CI’s rollout experience enables us to develop an efficient and uniform approach to execution, we will map out a plan and execute.

 Site Surveys
Photograph • Field Measurements • Assess conditions • As-builts • Recommendations • Asset management and tracking • Data Collection • Reporting

 Electrical Upgrades
Lighting • Signage • Controls • Conservation • Efficiency • Compliance

 Water Filtration
Electrical • Plumbing • Installation • Startup • Warehousing • Delivery • Reporting

[-] Indoor and Outdoor Seating
Placement • Removal • Disposal • Warehousing • Delivery • Reporting/Photos

 Data POS Installation
Equipment Routing • Programming • Reporting

 Reimage Services
Installation of nutrition and information-marketing materials • Customer Experience Enhancements (i.e. displays, service stations, door decals) • Tile Repair / Replacement • Electrical • Square Footage • Paint • Plumbing • Ceiling Tile • Wood Trim • Fibre-reinforced plastic (FRP) • ADA Upgrades

Classic Installs, Inc. | North Americas Roll Out Program Leader

• Equipment Installation
• Project Management
• Rollout Service

Classic Installs, Inc.

Founder and President, Dirk Steffen opened for business as a hands-on 2-man crew boss in 2001. “Our first job was a cheese melter install for TGI Friday’s in 13 locations. It was clear to me in those early days that I could fill a niche in the foodservice industry with high quality, honest labor. Since day 1 my business plan was simple: Just do what I promise to do, on time and on budget. It’s really not much more complicated than that.”

Since 2001 Dirk has navigated Classic Installs to a nationally recognized food service rollout powerhouse, tackling the tough jobs that others shy away from. “We see regional contractors try and fail at the rollout business all the time. They simply cannot execute 24/7 projects with a 9-to-5 mentality. Over time we have also learned that high quality boots-on-the-ground is a basic requirement that is assumed by the client. Where we have seen the most growth in our business, has been a direct result of the investment that we have made in our headquarters office staff. We use an Account Team approach to align our project managers with key managers for each client. This alignment allows our people to maintain project momentum and keep critical information about rollout progress in the right hands at the right time. Photos of completed tasks, real-time reports and site-collected data are integral to our operation. By taking ownership of the project from the beginning our team removes the management burden from customers, allowing them to stay focused on their regular jobs.”

When asked about the future Dirk is quick to say, “We feel that we have the ideal business model to move aggressively into the retail space, while preserving our foodservice portfolio. We currently have 30 crews on the road year round, and 9 professional project managers and analysts supporting our clients. Our business is easily scalable to move aggressively to meet and exceed the needs of new customers.”

  • Equipment Installation

    Ordering • Equipment Upgrades (Large and Small) • Shipping • Logistics • Warehousing • Startup / Testing • Equipment + Cookline Modification • Removal + Disposal + Recycling • Onsite Custom Stainless Steel Fabrication and Installation • Plumbing • Electrical

  • Project Management

    Comprehensive Execution Strategies and Implementation • Equipment Warehousing and Distribution • Customized Real Time Reporting • Proprietary PM and Tracking systems • Reporting Services • Communication to all locations • Communication to Clients • Reporting Detailed Per Location Showing All Activities and Items Installed • Scheduling • Closeout Reporting Management • Follow up

  • Rollout Services

    Comprehensive Execution Strategies • CI’s rollout experience enables us to develop an efficient and uniform approach to execution, we will map out a plan and execute.

  • Site Surveys

    Photographs • Field Measurements • Assess conditions • As-builts • Recommendations • Asset management and tracking • Data Collection • Reporting

  • Electrical Upgrades

    Lighting • Signage • Controls • Conservation • Efficiency • Compliance

  • Water Filtration

    Electrical • Plumbing • Installation • Startup • Warehousing • Delivery • Reporting

  • Data POS Installation

    Equipment Routing • Programming • Reporting

  • Indoor/Outdoor Seating

    Placement • Removal • Disposal • Warehousing • Delivery • Reporting/Photos

  • Reimage Services

    Installation of nutrition and information-marketing materials • Customer Experience Enhancements (i.e. displays, service stations, door decals) • Tile Repair / Replacement • Electrical • Square Footage • Paint • Plumbing • Ceiling Tile • Wood Trim • Fibre-reinforced plastic (FRP) • ADA Upgrades


Ph: (866) 832-5577  |  Fax: (866) 841-6819   |  Em: classic@classicinstalls.com

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Classic Installs, Inc.
Call us at (866) 832-5577 or
classic@classicinstalls.com.


Testimonials

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“Classic Installs is the gold standard when it comes to rollout performance: Solid work by the crews in the field and first class administrative support from their office team. For my money Classic is always the best choice.”

“Over the past 5 years Chick-fil-A has relied on Classic Installs to provide equipment installs and kitchen modifications through the entire chain with bankable precision and on-time completion. There seems to be no limit to their ability to grow & adapt in order to fulfill our rollout needs.”

Brinkers
“Classic installs is the real deal, they deliver results better than expectations and are a true partner. Due to the Classic teams’ follow through, attention to detail, data collection and photo documentation – we have solved issues, avoided additional costs and maintained warranties.”

“Classic Installs is a shining star and a strong member of our vendor team.  The Classic Team takes an approach of understanding the business need and tailoring a support solution to fit whatever Brinker throws at them. Classic Installs is 100% vested in our success and takes as much pride in our initiatives as my own Brinker Project Managers.”

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“First, I want to say thank you to you all for a successful rollout of the AXP program to Bonefish. This was not an easy task, but with Partners like you it was very successful. We appreciate all of your hard work and value the relationship we have built (and built stronger) during this process.
Great work! Thank you CI.”

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Chesapeake Restaurant Group
“Now that the Chili’s Kitchens of the Future are a distant memory, I wanted to take a moment to say thanks for all of the work that you and your team put into making the rollout a success. With everyone’s hard work and dedication the entire project went virtually without any issues. Please tell your team I said “great job!”

Tanglewood Mall
“I’m writing simply to compliment your staff on the recent install of our new VIS panels. First off, they look great! Your staff was awesome. They came in early afternoon to discuss timing of the install and answer any questions that I had. When they got here, they were very conscientious of my staff, my customers and my dining room, taking the time to pay attention to detail, clean up and ask for feedback before they left. They were awesome. I wish every vendor was the same. I felt you had to know.
It was a remarkable experience. Thank you.”

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“I just wanted to let you know that Tyrell from Classic Installs was fantastic and played a key role in getting our CTX up and running as quickly as possible. He took a close look at it and helped diagnose the issue so that we could tell what exactly was going on and speed up the repair process. In a day and age when it seems like technicians try to take short cuts and give you the run around, he was a great reminder in what the process should look like.”


I just wanted to say thank you for your help getting the TurboChef Ovens sent on the emergency status. We are completely installed, and I was happy with the job that Classic Installs did. We also just finished the new Evap Cooler for the makeup air as well. Thank you.


“The company below, Classic Installs, specializes in chain remodels and rollouts. They do not handle new project installs, only rollouts, and they do not handle individual projects, only multiple installations. In addition to typical services like set in place and welding, they also offer kitchen modifications like moving a wall, hook up of equipment, plumbing and electrical work. Truly a one stop operation as opposed to coordinating separate installers, plumbers and electricians.
Any one of the Middleby Cruise attendees might remember Salim discussing a 50M remodel order for Chili’s that involved all 800 restaurants. This is the company that handled the install.  Please share with your company employees that might need this type of resource.”

“First of all I want to thank you for a job well done! The work your organization did and the results you provided went far beyond any expectations I had. I can’t ever remember working with an organization that has all the key competencies Classic Installs brings to a project.”

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I really appreciate all of your efforts getting this project completed with the extreme efficiency of your technicians in the field and the thorough communication displayed by your office team. The project involved a high level of communication between many different contractors that were involved in this project. I always knew which stores where going to be completed and I was confident that everything that needed to be considered regarding installation, operation and integration was thought of. I was pleased to see follow-up to check on progress. All aspects of the project were completed as scheduled and with skill and pride of great craftsmanship.

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..the pace of the project was fast and furious with no room for error.
Classic Install’s ability to tailor their organization to meet the project’s needs was literally unbelievable.


Ph: (866) 832-5577  |  Fax: (866) 841-6819   |  Em: classic@classicinstalls.com

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Call us at (866) 832-5577 or
classic@classicinstalls.com.

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