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.

Coming to the United States: 100 Montaditos

More and more international chains seem to be opening up stores on American turf these days, including London favorites Pret A Manger and Wagamama. Add to that growing list 100 Montaditos, a Spanish sandwich chain that opened its first two U.S. restaurants in Miami earlier this year.

Wingstop Reveals New, Sportier Concept

Wingstop, the 485-store chicken wing chain, debuted its new concept, Wingstop Sports, in Brownsville, Texas.

Einstein Noah Buys Kettleman Bagel Co.

Quick-casual bagel chain adds five-unit concept based in Oregon

Chain Operating Report for Nov. 30

Developing new site models, current and future franchise expansion, financing news and more are covered in this week's restaurant chain operating report.

C-Stores Continue to Nip at Heels of Fast Food

Technomic research notes c-stores cater to cravings, convenience

Krispy Kreme Names Kenneth May President and COO

Former logistics company president to take the helm.

Chain Operating Report for Nov. 23

Updates in this chain operating report include a new fast-casual concept, the approval of one company's bankruptcy restructuring, acquisition news and more.

Standex Announces Changes to BKI and Master-Bilt Leadership

Equipment group announces moves for Scott Jordan and Matt Price. 

Victory Refrigeration Names New VP of Sales

Foodservice equipment veteran Dennis Ball brings 37 years of experience to new position

NSF International Calls for Nominations for 2012 Food Safety Leadership Awards

Annual awards program recognizes leadership in food safety

NRA Launches Supply Chain Management Executive Study Group

Conference to focus on complex supply chain issues, including food costs, sourcing and traceability