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.

FE&S Names Wasserstrom its 2014 Dealer of the Year

Wasserstrom to accept this year's award on May 17.

Restaurant Performance Index Declined in December

Same-store sales remained positive despite lower customer traffic levels; restaurant operators are generally optimistic about future business conditions. 

NRA Military Foundation Hosts Culinary Forum for Military Members at CIA-Greystone

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) Military Foundation hosted 30 award-winning military service members as part of a week-long education program at The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone in St. Helena, Calif.

Sous Vide Cooking Rising in Popularity in U.S.

Sous vide (soo-veed), French for "under vacuum," is a cooking technique that vacuum seals food in a specially designed pouch and slow cooks it in water at precise temperatures.

Q&A with Sous Vide "Godfather" Bruno Goussault

FE&S: Is sous vide becoming more popular in the United States?

Convenience Remains a Key Driver for Takeout Foodservice

More than half of consumers purchase food for takeout at least once a week, according to Technomic.

Coffee Mixology: The Cold Brew Coffee Shop

Combining their passion and creativity with a small but effective equipment package, independent operators continue to make significant inroads in the coffee business.

Halton Group Opens Singapore Office

Foodservice ventilation company now operates in 30 countries.

Remembering John Bridgins

Diversified Foodservice Supply Acquires Mill Hardware & Food Service

Cleveland-based distributor joins DFI's portfolio of companies that includes All Points, FMP and Tundra.

Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Adds to Development Team

Former Starbucks executive joins the coffee chain as a vice president.