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.

Beach and Luros-Gilbert Join Kitchens To Go Team

Pair of foodservice industry pros assume development roles for the mobile kitchen manufacturer.

Winston Promotes Butchko

Winston Industries promoted Chris Butchko to marketing manager.

Metz Culinary Promotes Pair

Mohseninia and Baker become district managers.

Henny Penny Updates Management and Structure

Connelly adds CEO role to his responsibilities.

Trends: Peruvian Cuisine

Peruvian cuisine's all the rage, complete with its Asian influences and rotisserie grills. Here we take a closer look at some of its historical culinary influences, a signature dish and the key foodservice equipment and supplies used in preparation of this cuisine.

Restaurant Performance Index Climbs to 101.9 in August

Improving same-store sales and customer traffic levels help drive the restaurant industry forward.

JAB Holding to Acquire Einstein Noah Restaurant Group

Deal valued at $374 million. 

TGI Fridays to Shift to Mostly Franchised Model

Causal-dining chain hopes to sell most of its 247 company-owned locations during the next 18 months.

Beverage-Air Promotes Motes

Former manufacturers' rep takes on a new role as director of sales for the refrigeration equipment manufacturer.

Chain Operating Report for Sept. 30

Restaurant chains making headlines this week include Bennigan’s, Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group, Dog Haus, Dunkin’ Donuts and Fazoli’s.

Bonefish Grill Bolsters Culinary Team

CIA graduate and Seasons 52 veteran Pleau joins the casual dining chain's team.