Segment Spotlight

This section goes in depth on a selected foodservice and equipment supplies market segment. From commercial to institutional, from food trucks to correctional facilities, FE&S covers it all.

Concept Closeup: Sugar Toad at the Hotel Arista

As the first hotel in Illinois to achieve LEED Certification status, the Hotel Arista in Naperville uses 30 percent less water and 21 percent less energy than hotels of comparable size by adhering to the USGBC's standards.

Segment Spotlight, July 2009; Chicken Takes Wing

Grilled offerings, boneless wings and energy-efficient equipment have revitalized the chicken segment, which continues to perform in a tough economy.

Segment Spotlight, June 2009; Frozen Yogurt, Take Two

With tangy flavors and an emphasis on healthy living, the frozen yogurt segment has reemerged as a category to watch.

Davio's at Patriot Place in Foxborough, Mass.

Operational organization is essential at this Northern Italian steakhouse, which features an entertaining display kitchen that is supported by back-of-the-house production and bakery facilities. An open, full-service, elliptical-shaped bar also contributes to the elegant, upscale ambience.

Hospital Food Goes High End

Upscale offerings, grab 'n go meals and catering are becoming more prevalent, propelling retail hospital food to the next level. There's no doubt that retail foodservice programs in hospitals cater to a captive audience.

Convenience Store E&S: Good Food Fast

Enhanced Foodservice offerings help C-stores create a competitive advantage in a competitive market.

Correctional E&S: Serving Time

Equipment that meets the need for security, durability and high-volume production rules the day in correctional foodservice facilities.

Casino E&S: High Rollin'

Casino restaurants are becoming more customized and upscale to draw in players and hotel guests, keep them there and bring them back.

Super Foodservice at the Supermarket

As supermarkets have evolved into convenient destinations for time-strapped customers to grab high-quality prepared foods to enjoy at home, store operations have increasingly required a variety of versatile equipment pieces to support their expanded service and menu offerings, and to market their products successfully.

Ice Cream Shop E&S

Ice cream ranks as America's favorite indulgence, and ice cream store operators utilize an array of equipment to serve customers frozen dessert treats.

Dialing For The Dish — Room Service Equipment