Foodservice News & Trends

Breaking news for the full foodservice equipment and supplies distribution channel. Includes information on dealers, distributors, design consultants and multi-unit operators spanning leadership changes, mergers and acquisitions, trends, data and much more.

Restaurant Performance Index Hits 102 in June

Sixty-four percent of foodservice operators have made a capital expenditure purchase in the past six months, according to the National Restaurant Association.

TGI Friday's Prepares for Leadership Transition

Papa John's Promotes Ritchie

Former customer service associate to assume dual role of president and chief operating officer for the pizza chain.

Manitowoc Foodservice to get a New CEO

Muehlaeuser to join the multi-line foodservice manufacturer. 

Wibel Becomes President of Nemco Food Equipment

Longtime sales and marketing executive replaces the retiring Guilliam.

Roy's Restaurants Names New COO

Mario Cernadas is the new chief operating officer for Roy's Restaurant.

Ruby Tuesday and LongHorn Update Leadership

Longtime member of the restaurant community becomes concept president for the casual dining chain.

Thermodyne Updates Rep Network

Consumer Traffic and Spending Increases at Restaurants

Despite improvements, QSR and family dining segments continue to hold the restaurant industry back.

Standex Refrigerated Solutions Group Promotes Manche and Berryhill

Standex Refrigerated Solutions Group promoted Johnny Manche has been promoted to vice president of finance, and Beth Berryhill to director of human resources.

Remembering John McGonigle

 John “Jay” McGonigle, formerly of The MPH Group, a Boston-based independent manufacturers’ rep firm, passed away on July 18, 2015.

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