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.

IFMA Names 2012 Silver Plate Winners

List includes winners for independent restaurants, full service chains and healthcare, among others.

Viola Group to Represent ACP, Inc. in New England

Will rep Amana Commercial line.

Component Hardware Group Updates Management Team

Schneck and Tumpey appointed to fill roles in sales, marketing and development areas.

Bargreen Ellingson Names New President

Paul Ellingson remains chairman of the board for the Tacoma, Wash.-based foodservice equipment and supplies dealer.

MAFSI Reports Foodservice E&S Sales Grew by 4.8 Percent in Fourth Quarter

Reps forecast 5.2 percent growth rate for first quarter of 2012.

NAFEM Announces New Officers and Election Results

Franke's Tom Campion takes over as NAFEM president.

Winston Industries Promotes Dan Johnson

Johnson named Kitchen Data Systems brand manager.

NRA Announces 2012 Kitchen Innovations Award Recipients

Award honors industry's groundbreaking foodservice equipment.

Fast-Casual Influences Entire Restaurant Industry in 2012

Other market segments look to replicate the success of fast-casual concepts.

TriMark Promotes Fishman and Gill

Pair of foodservice professional to take on larger corporate responsibilities while maintaining divisional roles.

Halekulani Names New Director of Food & Beverage

Hamada to take on new role.