October 26, 2011
Dine America 2011: A Great Industry Gathering
Juan Martinez sums up his experiences at the annual conference.
Carlisle FoodService Products Names New President
Carlisle FoodService Products (CFSP) named Carol Lowe president. Lowe previously served in several executive leadership positions at the Carlisle Companies Inc., parent organization of CFSP.
World’s First Battery-Powered Kegerator
Freedom™ Kegerator delivers draft beer to high traffic areas when and where you want it! No Power, No Worry - Plug-in at night and pour during the day, Freedom keeps the keg cold on battery power up to 24 hours.
New Research Notes Importance of Restaurant Employee Handwashing
More than 60 percent of U.S. and Canadian adults surveyed would not eat at a restaurant if they noticed a restaurant employee use the restroom without washing his or her hands.
Segment Spotlight: Convenience Foods
These operators continue to leverage small yet efficient footprints to serve multiple dayparts. Most people would associate a menu containing gourmet deli sandwiches, grilled items and from-scratch pizza with a family-style restaurant or quick-service operation.
Ice-O-Matic® Ice. Pure and Simple.
Ice-O-Matic offers products that create the best ice for your bottom line. Using the right ice makes food and drinks better, bringing customers back for more. Check out our new GEMU090 machine, a new way to get the consumer favorite Pearl Ice® in a convenient, under counter machine. Click here to improve your Ice I.Q. and enter to win an Apple® iPad®!
Mercer Cutlery Adds Business Development Director
John Nunez joined Mercer Cutlery as business development director — east.
NRA Taps Melchert for Newly Created Position
The National Restaurant Association announced the addition of Christopher Melchert as senior manager for food safety and quality assurance, a new position within the government affairs and policy team.
FE&S Special Editorial
Study Shows Cleanliness Matters Most to Restaurant Customers
Diners in U.S. cities consider restaurant cleanliness to be more important than the quality of the food, according to new research from Technomic, a Chicago-based foodservice research firm.