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.

U.S. Restaurant Traffic Modestly Increases in Q2 2013

Fast-casual restaurant continue to thrive, jumping 8 percent in the second quarter. 

Mercer Cutlery Carves Out New Home

Company moves to Ronkonkoma. 

The Passing of Fritzi Woods

Former PrimeSource leader passed away unexpectedly. 

NRAEF Seeks Nominations for Awards Programs

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced it is accepting nominations for its 2014 "Restaurant Neighbor" and "Faces of Diversity" awards. 

Tin Dum Asiacafe Bolsters Management Team

Pair of Arby's veterans join the growing pan-Asian concept.

Johnson-Lancaster Expands, Moves to New Facility

Dealer moves from the bay to the coast.

Newk’s Eatery Eyes National Expansion, Adds Two

Brem and Smith to serve restaurant.

Bojangles' Restaurants Begins Search for CEO

Kibler announces retirement.

Ali Group Promotes Two

Dunn and Means expand their roles.

Unified Brands to Relocate

Multi-line foodservice equipment manufacturer to head East in 2014.

Champion Industries Adds One, Promotes Two

Patella, Marshall and Means take on new challenges.