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.

Segafredo Zanetti Espresso Café Debuts in New York

The Brothers Kang Group opened the first New York City location of Segafredo Zanetti (650 locations worldwide) in Greenwich Village, Manhattan.

Restaurant Performance Index Stays at 101.4 for June

Restaurant operators report positive same-store sales for the 13th consecutive month and remain optimistic about sales growth in the months ahead, according to the National Restaurant Association.

IHOP President Birch to Step Down

Parent-company DineEquity commences search for new IHOP president.

The Passing of William "Bill" Romke

3Wire Opens New Las Vegas Distribution Center

Facility features a storefront that allows customers to pick up their orders.

Spring USA Updates Rep Network

Foodservice manufacturer gets new representation in Western United States.

Number of Restaurants on the Rise

Visits increase, too, according to NPD's Spring 2012 ReCount study.

DIPO USA Moves to New Facility

Induction cooking equipment manufacturer gets larger space while remaining in Troy, Ohio.

Nexstep Names Marketing Manager

Hogue to grow O-Cedar line.

ServeSafe Manager Course Available Online

In advance of food safety month, course demo available.

Manitowoc Promotes Hallett

Foodservice equipment industry veteran to work with Yum! Brands domestically and abroad.