FlashNews: Middleby Buys Celfrost, Women's Foodservice Forum Names Interim CEO and More

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October 16, 2013

Middleby Buys Celfrost FE&S FlashNews

The Middleby Corporation has acquired the commercial refrigeration and foodservice products business of Celfrost Innovations Pvt. Ltd. Celfrost will function as part of Middleby Commercial Food Innovations Pvt. Ltd., the multi-line equipment manufacturer’s newly established entity in India.

Cotter Joins T&S Brass FE&S FlashNews

T&S Brass and Bronze Works named Pat Cotter general manager of the manufacturer’s Shanghai, China facility.

Women’s Foodservice Forum Names Moddelmog Interim CEO FE&S FlashNews

The Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF) named Hala Moddelmog interim CEO. The organization also announced that Roz Mallet will lead the search for a permanent successor to Fritzi Woods, the organization’s previous CEO who passed away on September 18, 2013.

FEDA Announces 2014 Convention Details FE&S FlashNews

The Foodservice Equipment Distributors Association will host its 2014 Annual Convention March 26-30 at the Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa in Indian Wells, Calif. In advance of the event, FEDA has released a series of programming details.

CFESA Recognizes Service Professionals FE&S FlashNews

The Commercial Food Equipment Service Association recognized the accomplishments of nine members of the foodservice industry with seven awards.

Associated Adds Abad FE&S FlashNews

Associated Food Equipment and Supplies added Otto Abad to the dealer’s Jackson, Miss. office, according to a published report in FEDA First Thing.

Caddy Corp. Updates Sales and Rep Networks FE&S FlashNews

Caddy Corp., a New Jersey-based ventilation and conveyor manufacturer, announced a series of personnel moves. Phil Bailis was appointed to vice president of sales, overseeing all sales and marketing and Tom Carter was named director of consultant relations.

Del Frisco’s Promotes Risley FE&S FlashNews

Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group promoted Ray Risley to vice president of operations, with responsibility for all 19 of the company’s Sullivan’s Steakhouses across the country.

Casual Restaurant Sales Down and Other Foodservice Industry Insights FE&S FlashNews

This week we explore sales at casual restaurants, what people think of Congress, where business people really eat and more.

Bakery Cafés Enjoy the Sweet Taste of Success FE&S FlashNews

While the restaurant industry as a whole struggles to reach projected growth rates that remain stuck in the single digits, one segment continues to rise above them all: bakery cafés. Indeed, operators in this segment continue to enjoy the sweet taste of success thanks to diverse menu offerings that feed consumers’ desire for perceived better-for-you foods and convenience.

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