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.

GMCW Updates Sales Roster

Louisville-based foodservice equipment manufacturer Grindmaster-Cecilware (GMCW) promoted one long-time member of its sales team and added two new players to its roster.

Remembering Tony Mazur

Mazur was a founding member of MAFSI.

T&S Brass Adds Nolan to its Marketing Team

Nolan comes from Elkay Manufacturing.

Holmes Reunites with Unified Brands

Company veteran takes on new challenge.

UL Acquires Everclean Services

Northbrook, Ill.-based company broadens its foodservice-related offerings.

Remembering John Birchfield

Birchfield had a long and distinguished career in foodservice.

Bauscher to Distribute Luigi Bormioli Line

Italian crystal manufacturer gains North American marketing and sales rep. 

Kittredge Acquires Northeast Food Service Equipment and Supply

Mass.-based dealer expands its New England reach.

Middleby Buys Viking for $380 million

Elgin-based manufacturer looks to expand via residential sector.

Lakeside Manufacturing Adds a Pair to Sales Team

Palazeti and Smith join the Wisconsin-based foodservice equipment manufacturer.

Restaurant Performance Index Improves to 99.9

Forty five percent of operators plan a capital expenditure in the next six months.