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.

Black Angus Brands Ames President and CEO

Former Benihana executive takes on a new role with the steakhouse chain.

Denny’s Promotes Bode

Company also named new marketing and people officers.

Heely Joins the Veggie Grill Team

Former Earl of Sandwich executive becomes CEO for the emerging fast-casual chain.

Cooper-Atkins’ Yeager Climbs the Corporate Ladder

Chain accounts pro gets a vice president role.

Ceste Becomes Kitchen Brains' CEO

Worked his way up from QA.

Domino's Updates Leadership Team

Allison and Weiner earn promotions while Lawton's responsibilities grow for the pizza delivery concept.

Lee Steps in as Interim CEO for Darden

Shareholders replace entire board.

Brian Doyle joins The Sam Tell Companies

Former Baring Industries pro joins the New York-based foodservice equipment and supplies dealer.

Compass Diversified Holdings Acquires SternoCandleLamp

Deal valued at $163 million.

BCA's Cultural Awareness Salute to Recognize Contreras and Thompson

Event will recognize leaders from Compass Group-Restaurant Associates and National Urban League during the annual celebration of diversity in foodservice.

Another Broken Egg Café Names New COO

Former franchisee Armantrout assumes an operational leadership position for the emerging restaurant chain.