Springfield, Oregon

Springfield, Oregon

springfield.jpgCurtis Restaurant Equipment in Springfield is corporate headquarters for the company. This location has a large showroom, which is open to the public.

Sales Team: Bob Doughty, Brian Hutcheson, Lori Munkres, Stewart Angco, Nyles Wright, Mark DeLorenzo, Nathan Insko, Casey McCulley, Zach Struthers, Darren Donahue, Rob Skaugstad

Design Staff: Xuong Ly and Jeremy Phifer, Jason Vanndergust

Contact Curtis Restaurant Equipment by email at:

555 Shelley Street
Springfield, OR 97477
Ph : 541-746-7480
Fax: 541-746-7384

PO Box 7307
Springfield, OR 97475

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM-5:00 PM





We have a beautiful demonstration kitchen at our Springfield location.
If you own a restaurant or any type of foodservice facility and would like to try out the latest in commercial energy saving equipment, please arrange to use our kitchen to test your own products prepared and cooked with the best equipment available. 




Team Members

dan-curtis.pngDan Curtis, President

Dan has been with Curtis Restaurant Equipment since 1976 when CRE had a total of four employees.
Growing up in Eugene, Dan started working in restaurants at age 16, washing dishes and bussing tables. 
He graduated from Washington State University in 1973 with a degree in Hotel Administration. 

Dan worked 3 years for Westin Hotels in California before returning to the family business.
He is very proud of the growth of CRE and to be involved with a great group of coworkers.

Dan and his wife Stephanie live in the country, south of Eugene and enjoy spending time at a home on the Oregon Coast.

billk2.jpgBill Kottas, Vice President

Having grown up in Chicago, Bill earned an accounting degree from the University of Illinois in 1976. After several years with the CPA firm, Coopers & Lybrand, Bill moved to Eugene to enjoy the great Pacific Northwest. Heading the accounting function for two family owned companies, Bill developed his business skills. 

In 1986, he joined Curtis Restaurant Equipment as Controller to tackle the financial and operational needs of a quickly growing organization.

Bill and his wife, Michelle, live in Eugene where they enjoy traveling and Oregon Duck football. He is a Past President of the Eugene Executive Association. Bill is currently on the Board at Shadow Hills Country Club.

mike-curtis.pngMike Curtis, Chairman

Mike grew up in Eugene and graduated from the University of Oregon in 1967 with a degree in Parks and Recreation Management. He worked for 10 years for the Seattle Parks and Recreation Department in before returning to Eugene in 1977 to join the family business. With only seven employees at the time, Mike learned all aspects of the business.

When Mike's parents, Bob and Jeanne Curtis, retired in the early 80's, Mike and his brother Dan assumed ownership. 

Mike and his wife, Fran, have two grown children and four grandchildren.
Mike is now semi-retired and spends his leisure time traveling, golfing, following the Ducks, helping with grandchildren, while spending parts of Oregon winters in sunny La Quinta, CA.


Ryan McPhail, Chief Operating Officer

Ryan has been a part of the industry since 1997, working his way from cooking, to wait staff, to bartender, to Restaurant Manager. A graduate from the University of Oregon, with a degree in Operations Management, he is utilizing his end-user experience to help manage our kitchen design projects. 
In Ryan’s free time he enjoys the outdoors, riding motorcycles, hunting, and fishing. He loves doing home remodeling projects and yard work as well.


stewart.pngStewart Angco, VP Chain Accounts

Stewart Angco started with Curtis in 1988. 
Prior to that he managed fast food restaurants for 6 years. 

His sales focus is nationwide, handling chain, multi-unit and contract business.

Stewart enjoys golfing, bowling and spending free time with friends and family.

brian2.jpgBrian Hutcheson

Brian Hutcheson started his career in foodservice in 1972. He managed a restaurant from 1977-1992 and joined the team at Curtis in 1992. 

He specializes in chain and independent foodservice sales from fast food to fine dining, nationwide. 

In his free time he sails a J/24 for pleasure and relaxation. He also plays golf for frustration. He enjoys cooking and entertaining. 

Brian visits his brother in Hawaii yearly, and has amassed a large collection of "aloha wear" from subdued to thermo-nuclear, that he sports daily.

big-bob.jpgBob Doughty

Bob Doughty’s foodservice career began in 1985 working as a dishwasher then cook at the local Sizzler Steakhouse.

His career at Curtis Restaurant Equipment began in 1992, as a warehouse worker. In 1994, while attending school in the evenings to learn AutoCad he trained by day in the Curtis Design Department. In 1996 Bob became a Project Manager, overseeing all types of projects large & small. In 2002 he began working a national restaurant chain, assisting with the expansion of their brands on the west coast.

Currently Bob covers the local Eugene/Springfield area as well as Corvallis, Albany and Salem working closely with restaurants, hospitals and school districts. He attributes his success to excellent customer service & follow-up.

In his free time he enjoys golf, classic cars and being with his family.

nlori.jpgLori Munkres

Lori has held many positions at Curtis since she started in 1990. She began as an Office Assistant and worked her way into Sales and currently is a Contract Sales Manager. 
During that time she has held several positions, including Accounts Receivable, Marketing and Sales Coordinator. 

Lori and her husband, Shayne, have two children. Their son Walker is in the U.S. Army and is stationed in Germany. 
Their daughter Keeli is attending Lane Community College and is currently a member of the women’s basketball team.

Lori and her family enjoy traveling, camping, sporting events and spending time with friends.

nyles.pngNyles Wright

Nyles’ career with Curtis Restaurant began in 2003. Prior to that, he was a supplier to Curtis as a salesperson from Pacific Stainless Products, where he started in the design department designing kitchens.

Nyles is a father of three and loves to ocean and fly fish, and enjoy all the outdoors has to offer. He is known as a "Jack of all trades", and enjoys working on things totally non-related to the restaurant business in his free time. He always enjoys learning new things and meeting new people.

markd2.jpgMark De Lorenzo

Mark De Lorenzo has worked in foodservice manufacturing, management, purchasing, sales, engineering and product development for the majority of his 40 plus years of employment. 

He started with Curtis in 2007 as a Sales Administrator.

Mark's past work includes working as a dealer salesman and restaurant designer. He then joined Randell Manufacturing and started Randell Air Systems. Later he moved to Internal Sales Manager, then Product Manager for Randell. Mark also held positions as Product Manager for Ventilation Product lines, Randell Air Systems and Avtec Director of Sales, Engineering and Product Line Manager for Avtec. 

Mark and his wife Vonda have a daughter, Brianna, and a son, Jared. 

Mark enjoys motorcycle riding and site seeing with Vonda. One of his favorite pastimes is food preparation and cooking; He has prepared multi course meals for small groups, as well as full blown parties for as many as 70 people. 

dsc-0618.jpgNathan Insko

Nathan's past work has included working with cell phone plan sales and servicing loans. He excels at helping our showroom customers find answers to their many questions and requests.
Nathan has a "can do" attitude that is refreshing in the challenging environment of finding foodservice solutions.