Proud Member of  MAFSI

Sharkey & Associates

Meet Sharkey & Associates

Certified Professional Manufacturers Representative

Sharkey & Associates is a privately-owned business that has provided the food service industry with exceptional service since 1978. The experienced Sharkey team draws on its knowledge and dedication to deliver high-level representation for manufacturers while offering dealers, consultants and end-users comprehensive solutions for profitable operations. We serve a range of clients, including restaurants, cafés, hospitals, schools, supermarkets, theme parks, sports venues, and hundreds of independent food service operators in Ohio, Kentucky, Western Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and New York.

Sharkey & Associates provides the complete package—top quality food service equipment, selection advice, product training for your staff and equipment maintenance (during and after the warranty is over). Let us help you optimize your productivity and profits.

Why Choose Us?

Personalized Attention

Sharkey prides itself on providing our customers with individualized attention. Whether you are a manufacturer, dealer, independent food service operator or consultant, we customize our service to meet your requirements.

End-to-End Service

Sharkey is your one-stop shop for cooking and refrigeration equipment, small ware, ware washing products, customs display stands, furniture, and more. Guidance with product selection, equipment training and maintenance helps you maximize efficiency and avoid costly downtime so that you can optimize your returns.

Delivering Expert Solutions

Sharkey’s added value lies in providing expert advice for start-up ventures, upgrades and product sourcing. A professional culinary facility where you can test selected cooking equipment, live demos, product updates and training videos on our website, etc. allows you to make the right decisions and obtain planned returns.

Post-Sale & Responsive Technical Support

Sharkey is committed to meeting your biggest and smallest needs with quick turnaround and exceptional service. Knowledgeable service and continued after-sales support have helped us deliver a high level of customer satisfaction for close to four decades.

MAFSI Member: Quality of our Service is Guaranteed

Sharkey has built its success on the strong foundations of customer satisfaction and loyalty. As a Certified Professional Manufacturer’s Representative and MAFSI (Manufacturers’ Agents Association for the Food service Industry) representative, the quality of our service is guaranteed. We are also Serv Safe and CPMR Certified.

The Sharkey Team

Blake Sharkey


Cindy Schmidhamer

VP of Operations

Brian Sharkey