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.

Drake Becomes CEO of Famous Brands

West Point alum to head the company.

Dickey’s Barbecue Adds R&D Chef

Art Institute of Dallas alum takes on new challenge. 

Smashburger Sells 40 Percent of Company to Asian Restaurant Company

Jollibee Foods purchases a stake in a fast-casual burger concept.

New Name for New York-Based Dealer

Buffalo Hotel Supply has changed its name.

Johnny Rockets Adds to its Management Team

Harris and Worlikar join team.

Remembering Jon Lewis

Jon Lewis, a longtime member of the college foodservice community has passed away.

Felton Brushes Updates Rep Network

Felton Brushes Ltd appointed four new representative firms for its Chef Felton line of broiler, oven and grill brushes.

SHFM Names Directors’ Award Winners

SHFM presented five foodservice professionals with its Directors Awards, which recognize those individuals who the society feels have gone “above and beyond to serve the association and better the industry.”

FEDA Releases Details for its 2016 Convention

Boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard to speak during the closing presentation.

Vulcan and ITW Announce New Leadership Appointment in Chain & Retail Division

Mohamed promoted and will work with Vulcan and Baxter brands.

CFESA Recognizes the Contributions of Seven Foodservice Professionals

Service agents, foodservice equipment manufacturers and others recognized during the association’s biennial awards presentation.