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4249 Hanover Road
Columbia, IL 62236

Our Kitchen Design, Equipment and Supply Team

Our personal commitments and professionalism have earned us a reputation for delivering superior service, smooth running kitchen design jobs and quality restaurant supply offerings. We're proud of our team of dedicated, conscientious professionals and their commitment to customer satisfaction. They embrace our mission to provide our clients with quality in service and restaurant equipment and have a keen understanding that it takes a team of individuals to provide the professionalism our clients value.


John Wolz, CAGA

With a degree in architecture and more than 25 years of experience in commercial kitchen design, restaurant equipment and restaurant furnishings, John is the backbone of GATEWAY RESTAURANT SUPPLY. When you’re ready, John will assist you in the design and development of your commercial kitchen and overall restaurant design. His extensive background and expertise in all aspects of restaurant and kitchen design, and knowledge of equipment and furnishings allows GATEWAY to offer you a full-service company to handle your project from beginning to opening day. John is also a member of the Certified Appraisers Guild of America (CAGA). Appraisals are a vital part of negotiations with brokers and banks, John can help you through that process offering you a professional appraisal of your personal property.

John is Managing Auctioneer of GRS Auction Services. Licensed in the State ofIllinois.  Whether your changing direction in life and wanting to liquidate an entire business, or needing to free up valuable space; GRS Auction Services is there for you. We offer complete appraisal and sale of all your equipment ~ Working with you to achieve your goals!


Marketing and Human Resources

Lou Ann Wolz

Lou Ann works alongside her husband John and the team to manage marketing and human resources. She is committed to supporting the long-term company vision and ensuring the well-being and success of the people on the Gateway team.  


Caleb Wolz

Caleb oversees and manages website.

Restaurant Equipment and Furnishings Installation and Delivery

Our drivers and installers understand the importance of safety. They are always updating their training to improve performance and stay in compliance with the ever-changing demands of the industry. They ensure your restaurant equipment is delivered with the best of care and always according to Illinois Department of Transportation guidelines.