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.

COEX Innovation Awards Recognize Foodservice Operators

Wendy's, Smashburger, Panera Bread, Noodles & Company honored by IFMA.

Xanterra Parks & Resorts Completes Series of Acquisitions

National parks concessioner expands its reach with adventure travel company, cruise ships and a hotel.

Ignite Restaurant Group Announces Series of Promotions

Four execs take on new roles within the organization.

CFESA Adds Three to its Board of Directors

Members from Ecolab, Commercial Parts & Service and Whaley Foodservice assume leadership positions in the trade association for service agents. 

Pitco Promotes Spittle

Foodservice equipment industry veteran becomes a vice president. 

Website Lists Most Allergy-Friendly Restaurants

AllergyEats, an online guide to allergy-friendly restaurants nationwide, has listed the most allergy-friendly restaurant chains based on feedback from the food allergy community.

Sage Restaurant Group Pours Esposito into Key Beverage Position

Esposito joined Sage in 2008.

The NAFEM Show 2013 In Review

A round-up of NAFEM Show coverage and a photo gallery of images from the show.


Heritage Food Service Group to Acquire R.G. Henderson and Son

Independent OEM and replacement parts distributor accelerates its expansion into the Canadian foodservice market.

Maintaining Undercounter Warewashers

Water conditions can adversely impact warewashers, necessitating more diligence with maintenance and cleaning. 

Donoho Enlists with Alamo Drafthouse

Former executive chef for FINO and Asti joins national chain.