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.

Bower to Leave Popeye’s for Pei Wei

Bower has a long history in foodservice. 

Abbajay Joins Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants

Former Sbarro executive assumes COO role for the fast-growing barbecue chain.

Restaurant Performance Index Hits 101.3

Foodservice industry remains in expansion mode despite a minor decline in this index of key industry indicators.

Trends: Chicken Restaurants On the Upswing

When it comes to fashionable food terms, chicken is the new black.

Ice-O-Matic Adds Regional Sales Manager

Riezebos to manage the ice machine manufacturer’s sales efforts in Europe, Africa and The Middle East.

Pair of Service Agencies Merge

Commercial Foodservice Repair and Tech 24 team up to form single company. 

Koontz Joins Mobile Fixture

Ruby Tuesday veteran takes on new challenges.

Darden Sells Red Lobster and Prepares for Leadership Change

Multi-concept operator launches a search for a new CEO.

Imperial Brown Names New VP

Michael Beachkofsky takes on new role.

Warburg Pincus to Purchase TriMark USA

Warburg Pincus previously sold Scotsman to the Ali Group.

Libbey to Bolster Product Line

Will become Schonwald distributor.