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.

Gage to Lead Domino's Team USA

Worked his way up from delivery driver in Cleveland.

Remembering Kenneth High

Kenneth High of Maryland-based manufacturers’ rep firm High Sabatino Associates passed away on Aug. 12, 2014. He was 80 years old.

Chain Operating Report for Aug. 12, 2014

The restaurant chains making headlines this week include Baskin-Robbins, Burger King, Coconut’s Fish Café, Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group, Hwy 55 Burgers and Schlotzky’s.

Ali Group North America to get new CFO

Willis comes over from Beverage-Air.

Remembering Nor-Lake's Patrick Huppert


Is Dining Solo Becoming the Norm?

Consumers dine alone more than half the time.

Bower to Leave Popeye’s for Pei Wei

Bower has a long history in foodservice. 

Abbajay Joins Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants

Former Sbarro executive assumes COO role for the fast-growing barbecue chain.

Restaurant Performance Index Hits 101.3

Foodservice industry remains in expansion mode despite a minor decline in this index of key industry indicators.

Trends: Chicken Restaurants On the Upswing

When it comes to fashionable food terms, chicken is the new black.

Ice-O-Matic Adds Regional Sales Manager

Riezebos to manage the ice machine manufacturer’s sales efforts in Europe, Africa and The Middle East.