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.

Engen Takes Flight as Wingstop COO

Former 7-11 executive replaces the retiring Bill Knight. 

Paci to Lead Einstein Noah Restaurant Group

Former McAlister's deli president to assume similar role with the multi-concept operator.

Middleby Brews Concordia Coffee Acquisition

Multi-line foodservice equipment manufacturer Middleby Corp. has acquired Concordia Coffee Company, which produces automated and self-service coffee and espresso machines. 

Alliance Paper & Foodservice Updates Name

Chicago-based Alliance Paper & FoodService has changed its name to Alliance Paper & Foodservice Equipment effective immediately, announced President and CEO Brian Flynn.

Restaurant Traffic Levels Remain Flat

Visits to chain restaurants help keep the industry breaking even.

T&S Brass Updates Training and Customer Service Teams

Long-time associate Taylor gets promoted.

Crumbs Asset Acquisition Complete

Lemonis Fischer Acquisition Company has acquired the assets of New York-based cupcake company Crumbs Bake Shop.

Champion Updates Sales and Marketing Teams

Company veterans Means and Bravinder take on new roles for the warewashing equipment manufacturer.

Aladdin Temp-Rite Adds Reuss to its Sales Team

Michael Reuss joined Aladdin Temp-Rite as a sales manager for the company‚Äôs north region. 

Metz Culinary Management Promotes Solomon

Metz Culinary Management promoted Craig Solomon to senior vice president of healthcare, managing all aspects of the contract feeder's business in this operator segment.

Allen to Leave Denny's for Jack in the Box

Industry veteran to assume new leadership role in the quick-service restaurant segment.