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.

Doren and Masingill Join The Sam Tell Companies

Alan Doren and Robert Masingill have joined The Sam Tell Companies, a New York-based foodservice equipment and supplies dealer, as sales associates.

TrustHouse Purchases Cura Hospitality

Foodservice management company TrustHouse Services Group has acquired Cura Hospitality, a Pennsylvania‐based provider of dining services to the senior living and healthcare markets. Cura Hospitality will continue to operate under its name, and will be led by Mitch Possinger, its current president and founder.

Brinker Joins Bruster's Real Ice Cream

Bruster's Real Ice Cream named veteran chain marketing executive Jennifer Brinker as its vice president of marketing and product development.

Restaurant Performance Index Declined in August

Restaurant operators report softer sales and traffic levels. 

Jamba Prepares for Leadership Transition

James White plans to retire from his post as president, chief executive officer and chairman of the board for Jamba, Inc. The company has hired a search firm to help find White's replacement and he will remain in his current position overseeing Jamba's operations until a successor is named.

Donuts

While the cupcake trend has come and gone, donuts continue to rage on as the baked good of choice.

Eloma Updates Its Structure

G.E.T. Combines with Culinaire

FCSI-The Americas Launches Student Competition

Robert Rippe & Associates Adds to its Healthcare Team

Sam Tell Companies Adds to its Sales Team

Former Unified Brands executive Carlson joins the foodservice equipment and supplies dealer.