FlashNews: Tavistock Buys Seven Qdoba Locations, Chain Operating Report and More

FlashNews from Foodservice Equipment & Supplies

August 8, 2012

MEIKO Adds to Customer Service and Operations Team FE&S FlashNews

MEIKO Inc. named Danielle Mason its sales and customer service operations manager for the U.S. and Canada.

Remembering Service Ideas’ Pat Murray FE&S FlashNews

Patrick Murray, the second-generation owner of Minnesota-based Murray’s Steakhouse and Service Ideas, Inc., passed away on July 30, 2012. He was 72 years old.

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This Week in Foodservice: Good Markets for Selling Foodservice Equipment & Supplies FE&S FlashNews

In this week’s blog, Jerry Steigler takes a look at the most restaurant-dense markets in the U.S. and sifts through the sands of economic data in search of some implications for the foodservice industry.

CARD Highlights Foodservice Equipment Rebates FE&S FlashNews

Online commercial refrigeration retailer ColdTechCommercial.com developed a Commercial Appliance Rebate Database (CARD) that helps foodservice professionals find online commercial rebates.

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.

Tavistock Buys Seven Qdoba Locations FE&S FlashNews

Tavistock FREEBIRDS LLC has agreed to acquire seven restaurants in the Central Valley of California from Qdoba franchisee 4G Management. These locations will become company owned and operated FREEBIRDS WORLD BURRITO locations and will open by the end of the year. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Remembering Tech-24’s Victor Curbean FE&S FlashNews

Victor Curbean, an employee of Tech-24, a Virginia-based service agent, passed away from heart failure on July 18. He was 40 years old.

Run a Profitable Kitchen with Alto-Shaam

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Is there a thief in your kitchen? There is if you still cook meats with traditional equipment. Learn how the Alto-Shaam Cook & Hold avoids product shrinkage and puts 20% more Alto-Shaam profit back in your pocket.

Chain Operating Report for August 7, 2012 FE&S FlashNews

Several chains report operating results, while another opens a location on a military base.

FE&S Fields 2013 Forecast Study FE&S FlashNews

Foodservice equipment and supplies dealers and operators that subscribe to FE&S are asked to share their outlook for the coming year by participating in the magazine’s 2013 Forecast Study.

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