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.

Website Lists Most Allergy-Friendly Restaurants

AllergyEats, an online guide to allergy-friendly restaurants nationwide, has listed the most allergy-friendly restaurant chains based on feedback from the food allergy community.

Sage Restaurant Group Pours Esposito into Key Beverage Position

Esposito joined Sage in 2008.

The NAFEM Show 2013 In Review

A round-up of NAFEM Show coverage and a photo gallery of images from the show.


Heritage Food Service Group to Acquire R.G. Henderson and Son

Independent OEM and replacement parts distributor accelerates its expansion into the Canadian foodservice market.

Maintaining Undercounter Warewashers

Water conditions can adversely impact warewashers, necessitating more diligence with maintenance and cleaning. 

Donoho Enlists with Alamo Drafthouse

Former executive chef for FINO and Asti joins national chain.

Ignite to Acquire Romano's Macaroni Grill

Ignite's other chains include Joe's Crab Shack and Brick House Tavern.

NAFEM Honors Industry Association Leaders

Full list of honorees includes representatives of numerous organizations.  

Dickey's Barbecue Names New VP of Purchasing.

Jeff Forrester promoted from director of purchasing.

Standex Opens Culinary Center

New facility also home to the company's cooking solutions group. 

NAFEM Presents Carpenter and President's Awards

Longtime members Cobb and Ek honored during The NAFEM Show.