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.

Unified Brands Adds Product Line Director

McElyea to work with PowerSoak and other warewashing products.

Scotsman Names Clark President

Former president of Standex Cooking Solutions Group becomes president of the Illinois-based ice machine manufacturer.

Chicken Salad Chick Hatches Private Equity Partnership

Private equity firm invests in its eighth restaurant concept.

Steelite to add to its Product List

Technomic Names Noone Vice President

Moore Joins Pollo Tropical in the Lone Star State

Chef Dina Altieri Named Dean of the Kendall College School of Culinary Arts

Huddle House Names New Executive Chef

Restaurant industry veteran Townsend assumes leadership post with the casual dining chain.

Rebelez to Lead IHOP

Replaces Stewart who had served as the concept's interim president for three years.

Cupcake Concept Sweetens its Prototype

Gigi’s Cupcakes, a 91-unit gourmet cupcake and specialty baked goods franchise, has developed a new prototype unit.

Small Steel-Jacketed Kettles Take Center Stage in New Los Angeles Restaurant

A new restaurant concept in Los Angeles’ historic Grand Central Market features an open kitchen and small steel-jacketed kettles that Chef Mark Peel uses to prepare a focused menu.