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.

Puffenbarger New Director of Restaurants for Westward Look

Foodservice industry veteran to lead the Tuscon, Ariz.-based resort's restaurants, bars and more.

Alto-Shaam Realigns Sales Structure

Foodservice equipment manufacturer taps Scott to lead sector vice presidents

Millennial Generation a Growing Force in Foodservice

Demographic continues to grow in numbers and is about to enter its prime foodservice spending years, according to a NPD report.

Consumers Have a Driving Interest in Food Trucks

NRA survey shows that consumers want to do more than kick the tires of food trucks, if available to them.

Beverage-Air Promotes Ward to Sr. VP of Sales and Marketing

Refrigeration products manufacturer expands the role of the foodservice equipment industry veteran.

IHMRS Announces Gold Key Finalists

Ten foodservice-related designs are among the finalists for this year's awards.

Restaurant Performance Index Slips to Lowest Level in 11 Months

Operators reported softer same-store sales and traffic levels; outlook for economic conditions fell sharply

Kool Star to Relocate Factory and Expand Lines

Foodservice equipment manufacturer will keep its California HQ

AccuTemp Adds Sales Execs

Foodservice equipment manufacturer adds pair of vice presidents

Win-Holt Buys Commercial Stainless Fabricators

Deal expands foodservice equipment manufacturer's fabrication and installation capabilities.

The Passing of Harold Hamilton

Longtime independent manufacturers' rep Harold A. Hamilton of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada passed away on August 28 from cancer.