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.
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.
The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) honored members of America's armed forces for excellence in foodservice with a series of awards.
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.
As part of its expansion plans to open 2,000 new restaurants by 2022, Taco Bell plans to test 4 new restaurant designs.