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.

SHFM Introduces New Board Members

Society also unveils the winner of the Pacifico and President's Awards.

Maui Wowi Acquired by Kahala Brands

Multi-concept operator acquires coffee and smoothie concept.

Henny Penny Opens New Training Center



Armed Forces Forum for Culinary Excellence Supports Military Foodservice Operators

Military servicemen and women from the Army, Air Force, Air National Guard, Navy, Marine Corps and Military Sealift Command operations worldwide honed their foodservice skills during the 2015 Armed Forces Forum for Culinary Excellence in September.

CFESA Honors The Service Segment’s Top Performers

The Commercial Foodservice Equipment Service Association (CFESA) recognized seven members of the foodservice industry for their dedication and passion for the industry:

Applebee’s Opens in Manila

Applebee’s opened its first location in the Philippines.

Trends: Catering and Food Delivery

As catering sales for both business and consumer-oriented social occasions continue to increase, restaurants and other foodservice operators keep finding they have more opportunity than ever to boost their drop-off and on-demand delivery services.

Teriyaki Madness Adds Catering

Teriyaki Madness, a Denver-based fast-casual Asian concept, launched two new catering services including a Teriyaki Bar, which features party trays that can feed 15 to 20 people.

Restaurant Performance Index Takes Tiny Step Back in September

66 percent of operators made a capital expenditure in the past three months.

Tellock Departs Manitowoc

Manitowoc Prepares to Shift Manufacturing from its Cleveland Plant

Multi-line foodservice equipment manufacturer also plans to shut a California distribution center.