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.

National Restaurant Association and Educational Foundation Name New Officers

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) and the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced the results from its Board of Directors and Board of Trustees elections.

ABC Names Suppliers of the Year 2014

Allied Buying Corporation, a Lombard, Ill.-based foodservice equipment and supplies buying group, recognized a series of manufacturers with its 2014 Supplier of the Year awards. ABC presented the Tom Wilhelm Distinguished Supplier of the Year Award, given to the organization’s top overall supplier, to American Metalcraft.

NRAEF Announces Restaurant Neighbor and Dream Award Recipients

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced the winners of its 2015 Restaurant Neighbor and Faces of Diversity American Dream awards. 

A.J. Antunes & Co. Updates Sales Team

Carol Stream, Ill. foodservice equipment manufacturer promotes Schmidt and welcomes Bullock.

Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Updates Asia-Pacific Team

International franchising veteran Nathan assumes newly created VP role.

O'Reilly Comes Aboard as Long John Silver's CEO

Former Sonic executive joins the seafood chain.

Alto-Shaam Promotes Five Associates

Pizza Patron Promotes Gamm

Richard Gentry Joins Paramount Restaurant Supply

Foodservice equipment dealer updates national accounts team.

Middleby to Manufacture and Market Thurne Slicer Line

Darden Appoints Lee CEO