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.

Imperial Manufacturing Merges with Subsidiary

Company now goes to market as Imperial Brown.

Daley Named District Manager for Metz Culinary Management

Sodexo veteran to oversee the contract foodservice provider's higher education and corporate dining accounts.

MAFSI Members Project 4.9 Percent Sales Increase for 2014

Manufacturers' reps project increased sales across all product categories and each geographic region.

First Watch Buys The Good Egg

Breakfast, brunch and lunch operator adds 20 locations in the Arizona market.

Douglas Takes on VP Role for Noodles & Company

Former Einstein Noah team member becomes VP of supply chain.

Don Pablo's Acquired by Food Management Partners

Tex-Mex chain returns to its Texas roots.

Beem to Join Krispy Kreme Team

Restaurant industry pro to become president of the chain's international operations.

National Restaurant Association Names New Board Members

New leaders for the association and educational foundation introduced.

 

FE&S Names Wasserstrom its 2014 Dealer of the Year

Wasserstrom to accept this year's award on May 17.

Restaurant Performance Index Declined in December

Same-store sales remained positive despite lower customer traffic levels; restaurant operators are generally optimistic about future business conditions. 

NRA Military Foundation Hosts Culinary Forum for Military Members at CIA-Greystone

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) Military Foundation hosted 30 award-winning military service members as part of a week-long education program at The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone in St. Helena, Calif.