September 19, 2012
SFM Names New Officers
The Society for Foodservice Management (SFM), announced its 2013 Board of Directors. In doing so, SFM named Mark Freeman, senior manager of global employee Services at Microsoft, its new president.
Insinger Machine Company Names Cantor VP
Warewasher manufacturer Insinger Machine Company appointed Ari Cantor to the post of vice president. In his new role, Cantor will oversee the Philadelphia-based foodservice equipment manufacturer’s sales and service departments and act as a liaison between Insinger factory sales reps and the dealer community.
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This Week in Foodservice: Census Bureau Reports Restaurant Sales Increase Again in August
Foodservice-related economic indicators continue their roller coaster ride while a series of chains continue to navigate the choppy waters of today’s business climate.
Plymold Parent Foldcraft to Acquire Waymar Companies
Foldcraft Co., the parent company for the Plymold brand of furniture designed and manufactured for a variety of foodservice venues, has signed a letter of intent to acquire Waymar Companies brands. Waymar Companies includes two upscale furniture brands for the foodservice industry: Waymar and JH Carr.
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FE&S Hosting Free Webcast in Honor of Food Safety Month
Join us on Sept. 25 at 1 p.m. CST for a free webcast, Eliminating the Hazards of Cross Contamination. In this one-hour event Editor Joe Carbonara will lead a panel of experts on ways foodservice partners across the supply chain can aid in operators’ efforts to maximize food safety efforts.
Corner Bakery Adds Pair to Franchise Team
Fast-casual chain Corner Bakery Café named Nick Booras and Gregg Koffler directors of franchise sales.
Special Editorial from FE&S
Chain Operating Report
This week’s chain operating report includes one concept expanding via non-traditional locations, another looking to grow its presence in China, one entering the franchising and much more.