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 Announces 2013 Top Achiever Awards Winners

Four foodservice professionals earn recognition for their commitment to excellence.

FE&S Names Martin Cowley its 2013 Hall of Fame Award Recipient

FE&S' Dealer of the Year and Industry Awards Gala to be held on May 18. 

T&S Brass Acquires EnviroPure

South Carolina-based manufacturer adds to its product line with waste management solution.

Edward Don & Company Moves to New Facility

The industry's largest foodservice equipment and supplies dealership relocates to Woodridge, Ill.

Restaurant Industry's Performance Declined in December

Fifty percent of operators plan to make a capital expenditure in the next six months, the survey reports.

Conte Becomes FMP President

Grato becomes president emeritus. 

Hooters Uncovers New Prototype Design

Hooters unveiled a new prototype unit that it will implement in future locations.

Planning for Nontraditional Locations

The number of branded chain concepts located in nontraditional venues continues to grow. With this growth comes increased awareness and understanding of the particular design and layout challenges that arise from operating in a fraction of the brand's usual space. 

Concept Closeup: Building Better Brunches

San Diego, Calif.-based Hash House A Go Go, a 12-year-old concept, has spread its wings across the United States with four locations in Las Vegas as well as new stores in Reno, Chicago and most recently in Montville, Conn. 

The New Meat

Saladworks is testing a new carvery setup in its Paoli, Pa., store. 

Foodservice Consultants to Explore Trends and Directions

Half-day conference on the eve of The NAFEM Show features perspectives from a variety of foodservice operator segments.