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.

Tomasso to Become President of First Watch

Breakfast and lunch concept promotes longtime chief marketing officer.

Restaurant Technologies Buys Pure Fill Solutions

Restaurant Technologies has acquired Pure Fill Solutions, a cooking oil management systems company based in St. Paul, Minn., that services bakeries, grocery stores and independent restaurants throughout the region.

Kahala Brands Scoops Up Pinkberry

Multi-concept franchisor Kahala Brands has acquired Pinkberry, a frozen yogurt concept headquartered in Santa Monica, Calif. The 10-year-old Pinkerry has more than 260 locations in 20 countries.

Unified Brands Updates Sales Team

Amanda McGuffin-Noll has joined Unified Brands, serving as regional sales manager in the multi-line foodservice equipment manufacturer's northeast territory.

Schoonover Joins Rippe Associates

Former college foodservice operator assumes new position as a management advisory services consultant. 

Maddox Joins Heritage Parts

Former Manitowoc KitchenCare executive assumes new role with parts distributor.

Champion Promotes Cherevaty

Company veteran assumes vice president role for the commercial warewasher manufacturer.

Private Equity Firm Buys Hill Phoenix and Kysor Panel Systems

Dual acquisitions lead to the formation of a new walk-in manufacturer. 

Robot Coupe USA Adds Market Solutions Advisor Position

Employees Purchase Curtis Restaurant Equipment

TriMark USA Prepares Organizational Changes

Software implementation will lead to a new region-based structure.