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.

Chandler Joins Belshaw Adamatic Bakery Group

Former Vulcan executive joins Ali Group North America.

Rational Names New Area Vice President of North America

Glueck gets new role for the cooking equipment manufacturer.

CFESA Announces Board of Directors Election Results

Toukatly becomes president.

Golden Gate Capital Agrees to Buy Red Lobster

Casual dining chain sells for approximately nine times its EBITDA.


Papa John's Updates Management Team

Ritchie promoted to COO.

KitchenAid Names McClure Global Director

Company veteran takes on a new role with the light equipment manufacturer.

Schroeder Joins Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

Will take over as VP of Operations.

BRIX Holding Acquires Two Franchised Concepts

Company plans to update the prototypes and interiors of the newly acquired Smoothie Factory and RedBrick Pizza.

Krispy Kreme Names New President and CEO

Former Papa John's executive joins the donut chain.

Brinkley Becomes Vice President for AccuTemp

Former Lang Manufacturing executive to head up combi oven division.

Argosy Group International Acquires Donper America

Foodservice equipment manufacturer continues to grow through acquisition.