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.

Evans Brewing Names Micah Schiesel Director of Operations for The Public House

The Boelter Companies Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

Foodservice Delivery Remains in the Fast Lane

NISSCO Presents Vendor of the Year Awards

Vollrath Company Acquires Belleco

Acquisition extends Vollrath’s product offerings for cooking equipment.

Woody’s Bar-B-Q Announces New Company President

Company Co-Founder Yolanda Mills-Mawman takes the helm of atheuthentic southern barbecue chain.

Renovation Fills a Menu Gap at Prentice Café

Campus foodservice operation adds new serving, preparation and cooking equipment.

Trends: Hyper-Local Food

Hyper-local food ranked No. 1 on the National Restaurant Association’s What’s Hot chef survey for 2017. It comes in many forms: from the smallest herb and microgreen gardens set up under grow lights in kitchens to space-saving and mobile vertical hydroponic systems to more expansive rooftop and outdoor gardens. Chefs will often use the produce they grow and harvest to supplement what they source from local, sustainable farms.

Taco Bueno’s Michael Roper Fills FE&S in on his “Undercover Boss” Experience

The president and CEO provides insight on the back of the house, food prep and kitchen detail.

Starbucks Reserve Roastery to Open in Chicago

Third U.S. location planned for 2019, with additional international locations in the hopper.


Gold Medal Products Names New VP of Engineering