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.

NRA's RPI Reached 101.6 in April

Forty-four percent of foodservice operators say they made a capital expenditure for equipment, expansion or remodeling during the past three months.

Vollrath Names Director of Consultant Sales

Foodservice industry veteran Painter-Supplee assumes the newly created position.

Brinker Enlists PaYS in Employment Partnership

Multi-concept restaurant operator Brinker International, Inc. formed a partnership with the Army Partnership for Youth Success Program (PaYS).

Tips for Sous Vide Cooking

While not a new concept, sous vide cooking remains an emerging approach for foodservice operators from all segments. A sous vide pro, Paul Anthony Fario, executive chef at Extra Virgin restaurant in Arlington, Va., shares a few lessons he has learned while implementing sous vide.

Pizza Continues to Claim a Bigger Slice of the Market

Pizza consumption continues to rise with 41 percent of consumers polled saying they now eat pizza once a week, compared to 26 percent just two years ago, according to Technomic's Pizza Consumer Trend Report.

FCSI members can now watch FE&S webcasts and take a quiz to gain CEU

Sustainability webcast is first to offer 1 CEU.

Dealer Buying Groups Honor Members and Suppliers

ABC and SEFA recognize dealers and foodservice equipment manufacturers for their performance.

Winston Adds a Creative Specialist to Marketing Team

Haendiges joins Louisville-based foodservice equipment manufacturer.

Strategic Names New Sr. VP of Sales

Consumer packaged goods veteran Schuttenhelm joins the Dallas-based foodservice equipment and supplies dealership.

Vollrath Purchases Polar Ware Company

Polar Ware's Stoelting operation is part of the acquisition.

ACP Promotes Potter, Hires Kreuscher

Pair expands ACP's global positioning