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.

Grady to Receive CHART's Commitment to People Award

Grady worked his way up from bartender.

G.E.T. Announces Executive Appointments

Modaro introduced as CEO.

MAFSI Reports Moderate Foodservice Growth in First Quarter

Reps project sales growth of 3.7 percent for the second quarter of 2012

NRA Names Walters Vice President of Sales

Kenneth Walters to focus on sales program strategy for diversifying ServSafe portfolio, leveraging partner products, and expanding restaurant chain programs for the National Restaurant Association.

Jack in the Box Promotes Comma

New CEO promoted from within.

Lawrence to Become Darden's Sr. VP and Chief Supply Chain Officer

Takes over effective May 28.

ARAMARK Names Foss President and CEO

Former PepsiCo executive takes over with the contract feeder effective immediately.

Fiesta Restaurant Group Names Todd Chief Development Officer

Industry veteran comes to Fiesta Restaurant from RTM Restaurant Group.

First NRA Operator Innovations Awards Winners Announced

Inaugural set of winners announced during 2012 NRA Show.

Sysco Senior Management Changes Announced

A series of changes realigns management structure

Direct South to Merge with Citisco and Update Management Team

In a pair of separate announcements made at the same time, Direct South Inc., a Macon, Ga.,-based foodservice equipment and supplies dealership, announced plans to merge with another dealership and to update its management structure.