November 16, 2011
Standex Cooking Solutions Updates Management Team
Standex Cooking Solutions Group named Kevin Clark, CFSP, its new president. In addition, Standex promoted Lyall Newby to the post of vice president of sales.
Manitowoc Appoints VP Sales Strategic and Global Accounts
Manitowoc Foodservice promoted Mark Richardson to vice president sales strategic and global accounts.
Heater Proofers Non-Insulated & Insulated Designs
Win-Holt offers a full line of Heater Proofers, perfect for any foodservice environment. Economy perfect for any budget, Standard, versatile units with Universal Runners, Half Height great for under the counter & High Performance with quicker recovery time.
Karam Exits Wendy’s
David Karam, president of Wendy’s North America, announced he will be leaving the company at the end of 2011.
Meiko USA Names new VP, Sales and Marketing
Meiko USA appointed David Ciampoli as vice president, sales and marketing.
IHMRS Announces Gold Key Awards Winners
The International Hotel, Motel + Restaurant Show named the winners of the 31st annual Gold Key Awards for Excellence in Hospitality Design, which included four representatives from the foodservice industry.
FE&S Special Editorial
D&W Fine Pack to Acquire CM Packaging Group
D&W Fine Pack LLC, a foodservice packaging company, signed an agreement to acquire CM Packaging Group of Lake Zurich, Ill., a manufacturer of rigid plastic thermoformed containers and aluminum containers.
Brink Named VP of Supply Chain at Fiesta Restaurant Group
Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc., named Joe Brink vice president of supply chain management, overseeing the brands Taco Cabana and Pollo Tropical.
Metz Culinary Promotes Pair to Senior Positions
Metz Culinary Management, a provider of dining management services, promoted Jim Dickson to senior vice president of corporate dining, higher education, independent and K-12 schools. Metz also promoted Vanessa Weaver to director of marketing and sales.
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Social Media, Marketing and Foodservice
The foodservice industry has changed as a result of the economic challenges from recent years and this has way more to do with the way we do business with each other than it does with concepts such as LEED, sustainability, menu development or consumer buying habits, writes FE&S Editor Joe Carbonara in his latest blog.
The Passing of Eugene "Gene" Vader
Eugene "Gene" Vader, long-time MAFSI member and past president, passed away on Nov. 11, 2011 at the age of 81.