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.

Great Lakes West Promotes Heeter

Great Lakes West promoted Todd Heeter to vice president of operations.

Wendy's Updates Management Team

As part of a series of personnel moves among its current executive leadership team, Wendy's promoted Bob Wright to executive vice president, chief operations officer and Abigail Pringle to chief development officer.

Bardeau Becomes Unified Brands' Development Manager for Canada

Unified Brands introduced John Bardeau as business development manager for the Canadian market. 

Remembering Joel Kulwin

Longtime foodservice professional Joel Kulwin passed away on November 10, 2014. He was 61 years old.

Mirkovich-Casper Grows by Opening a Test Kitchen, Adding Two

MAFSI member firm to open a Wisconsin-based test kitchen in January 2015.

Restaurant Brands International Names Tim Hortons and Burger King Executive Teams

Restaurant Brands International Inc., the organization that came about as a result of the merger of Tim Horton's and Burger King, has announced its new executive leadership team.

Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill Announces Leadership Changes

Bafundo becomes president of the Colorado-based fast-casual chain.

Bob Evans Farms to look for new CEO

Steve Davis has stepped down from his role as CEO of Bob Evans Farms, Inc.

MAFSI Reports Foodservice Equipment and Supplies Sales Increased 3.8 Percent

Reps reporting positive numbers though there are concerns market is losing steam. 

Remembering Robert Perlick

Perlick Corporation’s Robert Perlick passed away on November 29, 2014. He was 92 years old.

Server Products Hires Director of Quality Improvement

Server Products hired Jodi McMahon to serve as the company's director of quality and business improvement.