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.

FEDA Adds Industry Think Tank to 2012 Convention

New 90-minute session allows foodservice equipment and supplies dealers and manufacturers to share perspectives, best practices and more.

Sales and Traffic Levels Improve in September Restaurant Performance Index

Forty three percent of operators made a capital expenditure in past three months.

Whataburger Announces Exec Promotions

Texas-based burger chain shakes up executive line-up.

Spring USA Adds Sales Agents

Lehr McKeown to cover NYC metro area

Chain Update: VooDoo BBQ and Grill Franchising Expands Nationwide

VooDoo BBQ and Grill, a Louisiana-based barbecue restaurant franchise, announced plans to expand nationally after nearly a decade in Louisiana.

Concept Close-Up: Deuce’s & the Diamond Club

Nightlife veteran Kevin Killerman and James Geier, president of the swanky design firm 555 International, are revamping the main drag of Chicago's Wrigleyville neighborhood with their latest concept, Deuce's & the Diamond Club (D&D), a sleek and modern, indoor/outdoor, all-glass building with a high-energy bar and restaurant serving gourmet burgers and contemporary comfort food along with a lineup of craft brews from around the world.

Fast Casual Continues to Influence Other Market Segments

Technomic Launches Fast Casual Insights Groups

New Research Notes Importance of Restaurant Employee Handwashing

Handwashing and bathroom cleanliness important to restaurant goers

Carlisle FoodService Products Names New President

Carol Lowe to take the helm

Mercer Cutlery Adds Business Development Director

Veteran foodservice professional John Nunez joins team

NRA Taps Melchert for Newly Created Position

Senior Manager of Food Safety and Quality Assurance