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.

Avanti Introduces New Director of Sales

DineEquity Names New CEO

Multiconcept operator taps a hotel industry veteran to fill a leadership post.

Campise Joins FETCO

Manufacturer of brewing systems taps veteran with more than 25 years of foodservice equipment industry experience to serve as director of national sales.

New England Rep Group Forms New Division

Dave Swain Associates launches smallwares division and adds two product lines.

Souplantation and Sweet Tomatoes Acquired

J. Alexander’s Buys 99 Restaurants Chain

Great Lakes West Acquires Kessenich’s


Equipex Updates Rep Network

Ace Mart Restaurant Supply Honors Reps of the Year

Ace Mart Restaurant Supply named its 2016 Factory Representatives of the Year, which recognizes both independent manufacturers' rep firms and factory representatives.

Taylor Precision USA Updates Rep Network

Taylor Precision USA added Kain Mcarthur to its network of independent manufacturers' reps.

The Chickery Names New President, Prepares for Growth

Restaurant industry veteran Kert Gennings is the new president of The Chickery, a Washington, D.C.-based fast-casual chicken concept.