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.

Winston Expands Rep Network

Johnson Commercial Agents comes on board.

AHF Recognizes Members with Series of Awards

Healthcare foodservice professionals and suppliers recognized during AHF's annual conference.

Rolim to Lead Yum!'s Brazil Operations

Retail veteran in charge of the multi-concept operator's KFC and Pizza Hut business in the Brazilian market.

Gardner Named to Marketing Post for Frymaster

Manitowoc adds former Kold-Draft sales pro to its Frymaster team.

May Restaurant Performance Index Reached 101.4

Continued positive sales drive seventh consecutive month of expansion among the National Restaurant Association's Index of key foodservice industry indicators.

ASBPE Recognizes FE&S in Five Award Categories

Nominations reflect standard of excellence in publishing.

Millennial Dining Needs Differ

Millennials (ages 19-34) communicate differently, are self-expressive, confident, liberal, upbeat, and open to change, but marketing to them continues to pose challenges, according to Technomic.

Kids’ Meals Decline, NPD Reports

Restaurant visits that included a kid's meal with a toy declined by 6 percent last year, The NPD Group reported.

Concept Closeup: Fresa’s Chicken Al Carbon

Created by Larry McGuire and Tom Moorman, this new Austin, Texas-based concept is named after the Spanish word for strawberry. Fresa's Chicken al Carbon features drive-thru or walk-up take-out service only for its Mexican-inspired, locally pasture-raised chicken, slow-grilled over hardwood charcoal.

Camp Corral

To honor disabled American veterans restaurant chain Golden Corral developed Camp Corral.

Canadian Operators to Get Environmental Resource

NRA and CRFA partner to bring Conserve tool to Canada this fall.