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.

Parts Town Gets Private Equity Backing

Summit Partners buys majority interest in national parts distributor.

Probst Joins Component Hardware Group

David Kennedy to retire.

Quaker Steak & Lube Announces Management Transition

Dreibholz becomes interim CEO for the casual dining chain.

Bettcher Industry Updates Sales Team

Stroner comes on board as vice president.

Coan Joins Buffalo Wild Wings Team

Restaurant industry veteran becomes vice president of enterprise supply chain.

Imperial Brown Promotes Heatley

Longtime employee becomes chain account specialist.

HGA Group Expands Into Illinois

Boutilier joins the independent manufacturers' rep firm.

 

Carter-Hoffman Updates Sales Team

Gustafson comes over from Dinex.

Yum! Updates U.S. Leadership for KFC and Pizza Hut

Gibbs and Marker get new roles with the multi-concept operator.

Bojangles' Updates Management Team

Whataburger's Rutledge to become CEO.

Middleby Buys Market Forge

Multi-line foodservice equipment manufacturer adds a maker of steam cooking equipment to its portfolio.