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Bronx, NY, October 4th, 2022—Known for manufacturing slim-fitting and unique sizes of refrigeration, Summit Appliance, a division of Felix Storch, Inc. (FSI), is now meeting the needs of kitchen islands, wet bars, and other space-confined kitchens with a complete 9-piece undercounter lineup sized at less than 18 inches deep. 

Available in 15 inch and 24 inch widths, the Summit Shallow Depth Series combines commercial grade construction with everyday functionality. All units feature front-breathing systems for zero clearance installation, with sealed rears and right angle plugs to ensure a flush fit. The interiors are constructed from stainless steel, enhancing visibility and improving sanitary conditions. Units are sized at 32 inches high to fit under lower ADA compliant counters, but each includes extendable legs and an innovative slide-down kickplate that allows the refrigerators to be raised up to 34 inches high.

“For over fifty years, Summit has led the industry in creating undercounter appliances that brought traditional features to uniquely slim widths,” says Paul Storch, President of FSI. “Some of the most popular home renovation trends of recent years have made it clear that we also must consider the depth.”

Most undercounter refrigerators are sized between 22 and 24 inches deep, standard for most traditional kitchen design. But as Storch points out, there is a growing need for different sizes. “Popular styles of kitchen islands, one of the most desirable features for homeowners, often require shallower footprints due to seating cutouts or fit. Converting basements into home bars can be its own challenge, as these are spaces that weren’t designed with refrigeration in mind,” adds Storch. 

The Shallow Depth Series features 9 models in total: a 15 inch and 24 inch wide refrigerator, wine cellar, beverage center, and drawer refrigerator, and a 24 inch wide outdoor all-refrigerator. All models are approved to NSF-7 standards, making them usable as back bar coolers in commercial restaurant spaces as well as residential kitchens. Options include stainless steel, customizable panel-ready ready fronts, and Summit’s new color finishes in cobalt blue, emerald, saffron gold, and lavender. 

Summit products are available nationwide through a large network of resellers. To learn more, visit

Celebrate Energy Star Day with Summit Appliance

As a proud ENERGY STAR partner, Summit celebrates #ENERGYSTAR day with a reminder that going green saves green! Enjoy lower utility costs by choosing more efficient appliances.

Summit Celebrates ENERGY STAR Day 

For over 50 years, Summit Appliance has been championing product innovation with an eye towards efficiency. That’s why Felix Storch, Inc. is a proud partner of the ENERGY STAR program, with dozens of ENERGY STAR certified appliances and a continued company-wide commitment towards environmental responsibility.

October 26th is the official ENERGY STAR Day, giving us a chance to look back at some of the developments our company has made in the continued effort to reduce greenhouse emissions. These include:

  • Continuously increasing our production of ENERGY STAR certified refrigerators, including top-mount choices with the ENERGY STAR Most Efficient distinction
  • Engineering new solutions to reduce water usage, with a growing line of drain-free icemakers
  • Manufacturing ENERGY STAR certified dishwashers and laundry sets that use less energy and water than the DOE standards require
  • Utilizing solar power for our headquarters and warehouse facilities in both our New York and New Jersey locations
  • Ensuring no manufacturing water or air emissions through our production
  • Commitment to using hydrocarbon-based refrigerant for all new product design and production
  • Recycling programs in all of our offices

We are always working towards improving our efficiency, and will continue our mission to reduce our carbon footprint while maintaining the quality and value our customers have come to expect from our brand. 

To learn more about the ENERGY STAR program, click here

To see energy-star products by Summit Appliance, click here.


Bronx, NY, April 5, 2021 - Summit Commercial® a division of Felix Storch Inc. (FSI), presents a unique refrigeration storage solution with its new undercounter commercial beverage center. Designed to optimize back bar storage, this unit features a refrigerated top drawer and traditional lower cabinet for easy display of stored items, perfect for bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and similar commercial environments seeking a convenient storage solution in a durable design.

Featuring 4.76 cu.ft. of storage capacity, this unit is commercially approved to NSF standards and is designed for freestanding or built-in use. Both compartments have a stainless steel interior for added durability and easy cleanup, while automatic defrost operation means minimal maintenance for waitstaff. Accessories include 6 steam table pans for condiment storage and an angled wine rack to store open bottles. A double-pane tempered glass door with stainless steel trim on the lower compartment ensures beverages are on full display for customers.

“Its unique design continues our tradition of bringing innovative commercial storage solutions to our customers,” says Paul Storch, President of Felix Storch, Inc. “This combination allows waitstaff to easily access bar essentials while ensuring best-selling beverages are on display for customers.”

Additional features include high/low-temperature alarm, an open door/drawer alarm, cantilevered shelving, a factory-installed lock on the lower compartment for added security, and a temperature memory function to recover settings in the event of power loss.

The Summit Commercial® Undercounter Beverage Refrigerator with top drawer is available through a nationwide network of equipment resellers.

For more information, contact your FSI representative today!


NEW Product Alert: Stainless Steel Cart with Portable Refrigerator/Freezer

Bronx, NY, February 3, 2021 - We have added a new option for our portable vaccine refrigerator/freezers by combining them with one of our stainless steel rolling carts. The two items are packaged separately but shipped on one pallet.

SPRF36LCART (With Lock)
38 1/2" H x 29" W x 21 1/2" D


  • Fully assembled 304 grade stainless steel rolling cart with wheels included

  • Storage cabinet for non-refrigerated items

  • Side shelf included

  • Portable SPRF36 can function at refrigerator (2 to 8ºC) or freezer temperatures (down to -15ºC)

  • 12/24V hookup included to plug into the power socket of vehicles

  • AC adapter included to plug into standard 110-120V wall sockets

  • For more information, contact your FSI representative today!

    COVID-19 Product Inventory & Delivery Timing

    Bronx, NY, January 11, 2021 - For your convenience, we now include estimated ship time on our COVID-19 Resource Page that breaks down the estimated lead time for popular vaccine storage products.

    Updated daily for your convenience, it's a fast, reliable, and convenient way to check our COVID-19 stock, helping you to plan before your purchase!

    COVID-19 Resource Page

    To speak to someone regarding vaccine storage solutions, contact your Accucold representative today!