May 18, 2011
FE&S’ NRA Show Preview
The National Restaurant Association opens up the doors to its annual tradeshow on May 21 in Chicago’s McCormick Place. The four-day event features an ambitious agenda that has a little something for most foodservice professionals.
Darden Changes Leadership at Red Lobster and Olive Garden
Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: DRI) rotated four senior leadership positions within the company, including new assignments for the leaders of its two largest concepts: Olive Garden and Red Lobster.
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Brinker Taps Parsley for Supply Chain Post
Brinker International, Inc. named David Parsley its senior vice president of supply chain management.
The Passing of Tomlinson’s Gail Phifer
Gail F. Phifer, former media specialist of Tomlinson Industries has passed away. Phifer joined Tomlinson, a Cleveland-based foodservice equipment and supplies manufacturer, in 1999 as media specialist, coordinating and scheduling the company’s advertising program.
Electrolux Opens New Distribution Center
Electrolux Professional opened a distribution center and product showroom in Fairburn, Ga. The 600,000 square-foot center serves as the national distribution center for Electrolux Professional foodservice and laundry products.
AHF Adds Six to 2012 Industry Advisory Board
The Association for Healthcare Foodservice (AHF) added six new members to its 2012 Industry Advisory Board.
||Pinpoint Accuracy: Infrared Gun from CDN
Offering point-and-measure precision, the CDN Infrared Gun (IN1022) is ideal for non-contact food and surface temperature measurement. Features a one-second response time, easy-to-use design, as well as maximum, minimum, difference and average readings along with a lock for continuous scanning.
Heat Transfer Products Group Opens California Warehouse
Heat Transfer Products Group LLC. (HTPG) opened an additional finished goods warehouse in LaVerne, Calif., an eastern suburb of Los Angeles.