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.

Grindmaster-Cecilware Appoints Ibrahim and Dudding to Executive Posts

Pair assumes positions as senior vice president of operations and CFO, respectively.

Florida Club Names Laudia Executive Chef

Club chef veteran takes on new role.

National Restaurant Association Reports Continued Restaurant Job Growth

The restaurant industry outpaces the overall U.S. job growth rate by two to one, according to a new study by the NRA.

FE&S LEED and Energy Star Webcast Follow Up Questions

More than 500 foodservice professionals registered for FE&S' Webcast: What Foodservice Professionals Need to Know about Energy Star and LEED. The free hour-long webcast featured a lively question and answer segment that saw participants quizzing panelists Tarah Schroeder of Ricca Newmark Design and Richard Young and David Zabrowski of the Food Service Technology Center about all things Energy Star and LEED.

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.