FlashNews: H. Weiss Buys Part of BRC Commercial, Chain Operating Report and More

FlashNews from Foodservice Equipment & Supplies

July 25, 2012

H. Weiss Buys Part of BRC Commercial Kitchens FE&S FlashNews

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? FE&S FlashNews

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 FE&S FlashNews

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 FE&S FlashNews

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.

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National Restaurant Association Creates Military Foundation FE&S FlashNews

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 FE&S FlashNews

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

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 FE&S Cross Contamination Webcast experiences in helping foodservice operators reduce potential risks.

Spec Check: Coffee Brewers FE&S FlashNews

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.

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