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.

WCR Showcases Culinary Skills and More

Cooking demonstrations, mentoring and more were on the menu during the 23rd Annual Women Chefs and Restaurateurs Conference in Los Angeles.

PizzaRev Prepares Mexico Expansion

Buffalo Wild Wings-backed fast-casual pizza leader, PizzaRev, announced today that it will open its first international franchise location in Monterrey, N.L. Mexico.

Henry Singer Awarded Legion of Honor from France

Singer Equipment Company Chairman Henry Singer was named Chevalier of the Legion of Honor, France’s highest distinction.

Trending: Chinese Cuisine

As Chinese cuisine has become mainstream in the U.S. chefs focus on regional, authentic renditions of heritage dishes while quick-serve chains change their look and ramp up growth.

True Merits ENERGY STAR Emerging Technology Award

The commercial refrigeration manufacturer is the first in its category to receive the honor.

Foodservice Equipment and Supplies Sales Increase in First Quarter

MAFSI reports overall foodservice equipment and supplies sales have been increasing at an average annual rate of 4.8 percent for the past 6 years.

Stan Dorsey to Take Culinary Helm

Will lead culinary efforts at Beef 'O' Brady's and The Brass Tap restaurants. 

NRAEF Celebrates Excellence in Armed Forces Foodservice

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) honored members of America's armed forces for excellence in foodservice with a series of awards.

Burt Becomes Mama Fu's President

Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group Updates Las Vegas Culinary Team

Brisson to become culinary director. 

ProStart Educators of the Year Named

Thirty-two ProStart educators were presented with a 2016 ProStart Educator of Excellence Award by the National Restaurant Association’s Educational Foundation. In addition, Cheryl Meyer-Thompson of Milton Senior High in Nebraska and Pam Sloan of Manchester High School in Virginia received the James H. Maynard Excellence in Education Award.