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.

Cohen Joins Premier


Sell Takes VP of Operations Post for Metz Culinary Management

Former Darden executive takes a new role with a contract foodservice provider.

Engen Takes Flight as Wingstop COO

Former 7-11 executive replaces the retiring Bill Knight. 

Paci to Lead Einstein Noah Restaurant Group

Former McAlister's deli president to assume similar role with the multi-concept operator.

Middleby Brews Concordia Coffee Acquisition

Multi-line foodservice equipment manufacturer Middleby Corp. has acquired Concordia Coffee Company, which produces automated and self-service coffee and espresso machines. 

Alliance Paper & Foodservice Updates Name

Chicago-based Alliance Paper & FoodService has changed its name to Alliance Paper & Foodservice Equipment effective immediately, announced President and CEO Brian Flynn.

Restaurant Traffic Levels Remain Flat

Visits to chain restaurants help keep the industry breaking even.

T&S Brass Updates Training and Customer Service Teams

Long-time associate Taylor gets promoted.

Crumbs Asset Acquisition Complete

Lemonis Fischer Acquisition Company has acquired the assets of New York-based cupcake company Crumbs Bake Shop.

Champion Updates Sales and Marketing Teams

Company veterans Means and Bravinder take on new roles for the warewashing equipment manufacturer.

Aladdin Temp-Rite Adds Reuss to its Sales Team

Michael Reuss joined Aladdin Temp-Rite as a sales manager for the company‚Äôs north region.