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.

Metz Culinary Management Promotes Solomon

Metz Culinary Management promoted Craig Solomon to senior vice president of healthcare, managing all aspects of the contract feeder's business in this operator segment.

Allen to Leave Denny's for Jack in the Box

Industry veteran to assume new leadership role in the quick-service restaurant segment.

Greco Named COO for Newk's

Former Sbarro's CEO takes helm. 

Salsarita's Promotes Pair

Cote and Carter take on new roles.

Aladdin Temp-Rite Adds Reuss to its Sales Team

Sales pro to manage the company's northern territory.

PJP Buys Gelmarc

Foodservice equipment and supplies dealer acquires its third company in seven years.

Centerplate Names Interim President and CEO

Verros takes over for Hague.

Heritage Parts Continues Brand Evolution

The parts distributor’s launch of an e-commerce site represents the latest in a series of key steps designed to help Heritage Parts work better with OEMs and service agents.

Foodservice Trends: Wine

With the fall “wine crush” around the corner, we talk to a winemaker  and researchers to find the latest trends in this beverage category that’s seeing a resurgence.

Restaurant Operators' Outlook Darkens

The National Restaurant Association's Restaurant Performance Index (RPI) hit 101.0 in July, dropping .3 from June.

Ovation Brands Promotes Pair

Restaurant veterans Pascuzzi and Wooten become divisional chiefs for the multi-concept operator.