July 25, 2012
H. Weiss Buys Part of BRC Commercial Kitchens
H. Weiss, a foodservice equipment and supplies dealership based in Armonk, N.Y., has acquired certain assets of BRC Commercial Kitchens, a dealership based in Elmwood Park, N.J., according to a report published in FEDA First Thing. In addition, H. Weiss has agreed to hire certain BRC personnel.
This Week in Foodservice: Did the Restaurant Industry Add 10,000+ Locations Last Year?
Is the number of restaurants growing or contracting? The National Restaurant Association says yes while other data says no. You decide.
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Rockovits Joins Metz Culinary Management
Contract foodservice provider Metz Culinary Management has named Chad Rockovits district manager for the company’s K-12 school services accounts, overseeing 15 school districts in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Quiznos Names Mathis President and CEO
Quick-service sandwich chain Quiznos named Stuart Mathis its new president and chief executive officer, effective July 30. He succeeds Greg MacDonald, a 14-year Quiznos veteran who stepped down immediately.
Special Editorial from FE&S
National Restaurant Association Creates Military Foundation
The National Restaurant Association has launched a new foundation that will help train members of the military and veterans for careers in the foodservice industry. As a result, the NRA’s foundation will assume control of the activities and programs associated with the Hennessey Travelers Association Educational Foundation’s (HTAEF) Armed Forces Forum for Culinary Excellence.
Chain Operating Report
This weeks’ report includes Baja Fresh, Del Taco add new locations; revenue up at Chipotle; and Dunkin’ continues international expansion.
Free FE&S Cross Contamination Webcast
Please join us on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 1:00 pm CDT for a free webcast entitled Eliminating the Hazards of Cross Contamination. Experts will share best practices and their experiences in helping foodservice operators reduce potential risks.
Spec Check: Coffee Brewers
Coffee brewers are offered in different sizes and types for a wide range of applications. When specifying these units, a number of factors come into play.