June 27, 2012
FREE Forecast Webinar from FE&S
Join FE&S for an hour-long look ahead to 2013. This presentation will feature a deeper dive into the results from the 2013 Foodservice Equipment and Supplies Industry Forecast Study, which is based on data provided by the magazine’s operator and dealer subscribers. This interactive event will provide foodservice equipment and supplies professionals with data that will help with them formulate their plans for 2013 and benchmark their performance against their peers.
Holmes to Lead Uncommon Ground Culinary Efforts
Matthew Holmes is the new executive chef for Chicago-based Uncommon Ground, a restaurant with a reputation for being environmentally friendly.
This Week in Foodservice
Measuring consumer satisfaction can be rather tricky. In fact, what consumers say on surveys and what they do with their disposable income can be two very different things.
16 Handles Names New Franchising VP
Self-serve frozen yogurt chain 16 Handles named Larry Feierstein its vice president of franchise development. Feierstein, with more than 30 years of experience working with startups and quick-service restaurant companies, will oversee franchise development and assist franchisees in establishing, managing and growing regional territories.
Winston Industries Announces a Trio of Personnel Moves
Foodservice equipment manufacturer Winston Industries added two people to its sales force and promoted another employee to bolster its customer service efforts.
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The Passing of Mitchell E. Schechter
Former Foodservice Equipment & Supplies Editor-in-Chief Mitchell Schechter passed away unexpectedly due to heart failure on June 20. He was 60 years old.
FWE Adds Tennessee Location
Food Warming Equipment Co., Inc. (FWE) announced plans to expand its manufacturing capabilities through the purchase of a 161,000-square-foot facility in Portland, Tenn.
Barry Becomes President and CEO of Greene Turtle
Robert Barry is the new president and CEO of The Greene Turtle Sports Bar & Grille. In his new role, Barry will oversee all day-to-day business activities at the chain.
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AllPoints Adds Western Regional Manager
AllPoints Foodservice Parts & Supplies appointed Feras Affani to the newly created position of western regional business development manager. In his new role, Feras will be focusing on sales to equipment dealers and service companies in the Western United States and in Western Canada.
Watlow Relocates Mexican Manufacturing Facility
Watlow, a maker of thermal systems for the foodservice industry, relocated its manufacturing facility in Queretaro, Mexico. The larger facility gives Watlow greater manufacturing capacity.
Chain Operating Report
Beef O’Brady’s buys into a new concept, The Egg & I Restaurants scramble into a new market, Seattle’s Best expands the use of a new menu concept and much more.