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.

Chris Sperry Joins Heritage Parts as SVP of Operations

Restaurant Industry Performance Index Climbs to 101.6

Fifty-eight percent of restaurant operators reported a same-store sales gain between April 2015 and April 2016.

CIA Hosts A Day with Danny Meyer

Renowned restaurateur Danny Meyer of the Union Square Hospitality Group (USHG) paid a visit to the Hyde Park, N.Y., campus of the Culinary Institute of America (CIA). CIA students filled the 800-seat auditorium in the college’s Marriott Pavilion for sessions with Meyer and his team about career opportunities at USHG, his hospitality philosophy, ending tipping in the restaurant industry, careers in wine, and a cooking demonstration with Carmen Quagliata, executive chef of Union Square Café and a 1988 graduate of the CIA.

WCR Showcases Culinary Skills and More

Cooking demonstrations, mentoring and more were on the menu during the 23rd Annual Women Chefs and Restaurateurs Conference in Los Angeles.

PizzaRev Prepares Mexico Expansion

Buffalo Wild Wings-backed fast-casual pizza leader, PizzaRev, announced today that it will open its first international franchise location in Monterrey, N.L. Mexico.

Henry Singer Awarded Legion of Honor from France

Singer Equipment Company Chairman Henry Singer was named Chevalier of the Legion of Honor, France’s highest distinction.

Trending: Chinese Cuisine

As Chinese cuisine has become mainstream in the U.S. chefs focus on regional, authentic renditions of heritage dishes while quick-serve chains change their look and ramp up growth.

True Merits ENERGY STAR Emerging Technology Award

The commercial refrigeration manufacturer is the first in its category to receive the honor.

Foodservice Equipment and Supplies Sales Increase in First Quarter

MAFSI reports overall foodservice equipment and supplies sales have been increasing at an average annual rate of 4.8 percent for the past 6 years.

Stan Dorsey to Take Culinary Helm

Will lead culinary efforts at Beef 'O' Brady's and The Brass Tap restaurants. 

NRAEF Celebrates Excellence in Armed Forces Foodservice

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) honored members of America's armed forces for excellence in foodservice with a series of awards.