February 26, 2014
Einstein Noah Restaurant Group Announces Leadership Transition
Einstein Noah Restaurant Group tapped Michael Arthur to serve as interim chief executive officer and president. He replaces Jeff O’Neill, who resigned. The multi-concept operator’s board of directors has initiated a search for a permanent chief executive officer and president.
Hockenbergs Buys Grand Restaurant Equipment and Design
Hockenbergs, an Omaha, Neb.-based foodservice equipment and supplies dealer, has acquired Grand Restaurant Equipment and Design. Located in Plymouth, Minn., Grand Restaurant Equipment and Design is a foodservice equipment and supplies dealership with $12 million in annual sales.
Minimum Wage Debate Heats Up, US Foods/Sysco Merger Hits a Bump,
This week we report on the minimum wage battle, the government’s speed bump on the path for the US Foods/Sysco merger and a whole lot more.
Sustainability in Foodservice: Where We Stand Today
Sustainability has become a standard part of the foodservice industry’s lexicon. Individual members of the community have long embraced the concept. But actually putting it into practice? Well, that's been a different story. Until now.
Middleby Opens Middle East Location
Middleby Corp. opened an office in in the Middle East. Operating as Middleby Middle East in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, this location will serve the region providing technical support, design services and a test kitchen for customers.
Wojno Joins NRA in VP Role
The National Restaurant Association named Thomas Wojno its new vice president of member value and strategy.