- Published: April 6, 2018
- Written by Juan Martinez, PhD, PE, FCSI
Opinion pieces on the foodservice equipment and supplies industry from leaders and laymen from all aspects of the business, including dealers, distributors, design consultants and multi-unit operators.
The Restaurant Performance Index improved in February. Tim Hortons introduces a new restaurant design in Canada. Buffalo Wild Wings customers are the most loyal according to a new survey. These stories and a whole lot more This Week In Foodservice.
Joe Christina, CEO of Church’s Chicken discusses the variety of changes to this quick-serve restaurant chain in the last few years. Church’s Chicken now has more than 1,600 restaurants in 27 countries and international territories.
Industry awards matter. We take them very seriously here at FE&S and see them as an important extension of our responsibility in covering the foodservice industry. We spend a lot of time talking among ourselves, as well as with our contributing editors, readers, industry insiders and advertising partners, as part of the decision-making process with any FE&S recognition. Hopefully you will agree that our roster of winners over the years is reflective of that care and consideration.
Each year, FE&S produces 12 issues of our print publication. But it would be harder to find one read with greater scrutiny than the April issue. That’s due, in large part, to FE&S releasing the results from the magazine’s annual Distribution Giants study.
Independent, often family-owned, businesses, served as the cornerstone of the foodservice equipment industry for decades. But not a day seems to go by without a national player buying a smaller company. And that includes the service agent community.
Stealth firm tries to unite and dominate the U.S. beverage market. Consumers blame eating out for ruining their budgets. Foodservice hiring was steady in February. Walmart readies a move into the prepared meal business. These stories and a whole lot more This Week in Foodservice.
The National Restaurant Association says restaurant performance tumbled in January. The policy on joint employment was reversed again. Chipotle discontinues its Tasty Made burger concept. Double digit growth is predicted for the third-party delivery market. These stories and a whole lot more This Week In Foodservice.