October 17, 2012
Heatcraft Opens Innovation Center
Heatcraft Worldwide Refrigeration opened its Innovation Center in Stone Mountain, Ga.
Quiznos Taps Pair of Restaurant Industry Vets to Fill Management Posts
Quiznos, a quick‐service restaurant chain, named James Lyons its chief operating officer. In addition, Quiznos named John Coletta its chief financial officer.
Bakers Pride Classic Heavy-Duty Char-broilers
Bakers Pride manufactures the widest variety and broadest selection of high quality char broilers in the industry. From counter tops to floor models, Bakers Pride has the perfect char broiler to match your menu needs and cooking style.
FE&S’ 2012 Best in Class Award Winners Announced
Our subscribing operators, dealers and consultants cast their votes for the best of the best among foodservice equipment and supplies manufacturers.
Myers Restaurant Supply Acquires Design Firm
Myers Restaurant Supply, LLC a Santa Rosa, Calif. dealership, acquired J.M. Design and Associates a Manteca, Calif., commercial kitchen design and consulting firm. As a result of this deal, J.M. Design Group is now a subsidiary of Myers Restaurant Supply.
Perlick Names Ebner VP of Marketing and Business Development
Perlick Corporation, a manufacturer of bar equipment and beverage dispensing systems, named Tim Ebner its vice president of marketing and business development.
Qdoba Updates Management Team
Gary Beisler, president and chief executive officer for the Qdoba Restaurant Corporation, has announced his intent to retire. Qdoba also announced that Jeffrey Wood joined the company as the chain’s vice president and chief development officer.
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Chain Operating Report for Oct. 17, 2012
A handful of chains expand into new geographic markets by inking a series of development deals.
September Restaurant & Bar Sales Post Moderate Increases
A series of macroeconomic indicators posted positive results in September and the restaurant industry analysts remain positive about the results individual publicly traded companies are reporting, writes Jerry Stiegler as part of his “This Week in Foodservice” blog post.