November 27, 2013
Newk’s Promotes Anderson to VP
Kevin Anderson was promoted to vice president of company operations for Newk’s Eatery, a fast-casual concept.
This Week in Foodservice: October Sales Data, Forecasting 2014, and Red Robin’s Remodel
This week FE&S blogger Jerry Steigler takes a look at sales data for October, examines one of the soon-to-be-many forecasts for 2014, finds a restaurant chain that’s redesigning its dining areas to appeal to different demographic groups and much more.
Hooters Updates Leadership Team
Hooters of America appointed Jim Parrish chief operations officer and Mark Whittle vice president of North American franchise development.
Henny Penny Promotes Wall
Foodservice equipment manufacturer Henny Penny Corporation has promoted Carolyn Wall to the position of chief financial officer.
Bargreen Ellingson Opens New Hawaii Location
Foodservice equipment and supplies dealer Bargreen Ellingson relocated its Hawaii distribution center and branch to a newly renovated location in Honolulu.
Wendy’s Updates Leadership Team
Bob Wright will rejoin Wendy’s in early December and will become the company’s chief operations officer in the first quarter of 2014. He will replace John Peters, senior vice president of North America Operations.
Bruegger’s Parent Names Inaugural COO
Miguel Fernandez took on the newly created position of chief operating officer for Le Duff America Inc., owner of Bruegger’s Bagels.
Crane Promoted to CEO at Smashburger
Scott Crane, president of Smashburger for the past six years, has been appointed chief executive officer on the heels of David Prokupek’s departure.
Green Case Study: Berea College
The Berea College Dining Program, a Sodexo-run operation, has proactively stepped up efforts to prevent, not just divert, food and nonfood waste to landfills.
Call for Nominations: 2014 NSF International Food Safety Leadership Awards
NSF International called for nominations for the 2014 Food Safety Leadership Awards (FSLA) Program.