FlashNews: Manitowoc Consolidates Ovens Group, The Employment Picture and More

FlashNews from Foodservice Equipment & Supplies

September 12, 2012

This Week in Foodservice: The Employment Picture FE&S FlashNews

Amid the confusing and bleak U.S. employment figures emerges one positive note: the foodservice industry continues to add jobs.

Cheek Takes Flight as FREEBIRDS VP of Franchise Development FE&S FlashNews

Fast-casual chain FREEBIRDS World Burrito named Chris Cheek vice president, franchise development. In this newly created position, Cheek will work to find selective franchisee partners across the country.

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Master-Bilt Updates Rep Network FE&S FlashNews

Master-Bilt Refrigeration added Richard Yeomans of Richard Yeomans Sales and Marketing to its network of independent manufacturers’ reps. Yeomans becomes Master-Bilt’s Canadian rep in the company’s north, east and south Ontario territories effective immediately.

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.

Manitowoc’s Ovens Division HQ Moves to Cleveland FE&S FlashNews

The Manitowoc Foodservice Group will consolidate its oven manufacturing and related business activities in a single facility in Cleveland. The company expects the transition to be complete by the end of the year.

IFED Names New Executive Director FE&S FlashNews

Foodservice equipment industry veteran Mike McNeel is the new executive director for IFED, a dealer-based foodservice equipment buying group.

Run a Profitable Kitchen with Alto-Shaam


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 Sept. 12, 2012 FE&S FlashNews

Despite the challenging economy, several chain restaurant concepts continue to ink new development agreements and expand their presence into new markets. And, in this week’s chain operating report, one iconic concept makes history.

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