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's Restaurant Industry Awards Applications Open

Awards honoring restaurant operators and employees

Restaurant Performance Index Fell to Lowest Level in 13 Months

Fewer than one in five foodservice operators expect economic conditions to improve in the next six months

Master-Bilt Names Two New Sales Rep Groups

Johnson Commercial Agents and Ross Marketing to rep the manufacturer

ACP Promotes Poppen

Company veteran named director of sales

Nor-Lake Opens East Coast Distribution Center

Foodservice equipment manufacturer begins shipping from South Carolina.

TableCraft’s Davis to Retire Nov. 15

Burnside to lead the manufacturer of tabletop and catering supplies

Ali Group North America Names Filippo Berti Chairman and CEO

Nerbornne resigns from the North Carolina-based foodservice equipment manufacturer

Kitchen Help for Joplin Schools

Kitchens To Go provided bolt-on kitchens for three schools in Joplin, Mo., to assist in that community's recovery following the tornado that ravaged the town back in May.

Q&A with Nancy Culotta, NSF International Vice President

Nancy Culotta, NSF International vice president for food safety product certification and consumer products, announced her plans to retire earlier this year.

Concept Close-Up: Dick’s Pizza and Pleasure

Judging by name alone, guests can be sure this isn't the typical pizza parlor with red-checkered tables and no-fuss servingware.

Tabletop Trends: Party Inspirations

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Simplicity is the new trend this fall and winter, according to Blue Plate Catering in Chicago.