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.

Layt Becomes Applebee's President

Former Buffets and Yum! Brands executive replaces Archer.

Einstein Noah Restaurant Group Announces Leadership Transition

Arthur named interim CEO.

Hockenbergs Buys Grand Restaurant Equipment and Design

Nebraska-based foodservice equipment and supplies dealership expands its presence in the Minnesota market.

Middleby Opens Middle East Location

New Dubai facility will include a warehouse.

Wojno Joins NRA in VP Role

Will focus on member value and strategy.

NAFEM Announces Board Election Results

Whitely now serves as president. 

Rational Gets New Chairman

Stadelmann moves over from HR role.

National Restaurant Association Announces 2014 Kitchen Innovation Award Recipients

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Kitchen Innovations Awards program recognizes foodservice equipment and technology that increase energy efficiency, waste reduction, and more for the foodservice industry.

DeSutter to become FOCUS Brands President and CEO

Burger King veteran to join the multi-concept franchisor in March.

FE&S Proudly Announces its 2014 Top Achievers

Dealer, consultant, service agent and rep will be honoured at the annual Dealer of the Year and Industry Awards Gala in May.

FE&S Names Tom Ricca its 2014 Hall of Fame Award Recipient

Ricca will be honored at the 2014 Dealer of the Year and Industry Awards Gala in May.