FlashNews: Pipeline Prognostications for 2012, Chain Operating Report and more

FlashNews from Foodservice Equipment & Supplies

November 30, 2011

C-Stores Continue to Nip at Heels of Fast Food FE&S FlashNews

New research finds consumers taking advantage of expanding foodservice options offered by convenience stores, many times at the expense of quick-service restaurants, according to foodservice research firm Technomic.

Krispy Kreme Names Kenneth May President and COO FE&S FlashNews

Kenneth May has joined Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. as its president and chief operating officer, responsible for all of the company’s operating segments.

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Pipeline Prognostications for 2012 FE&S FlashNews

Editor in Chief Joe Carbonara blogs about his time at the 2011 IHMRS as well as the forecast and outlook for the foodservice equipment and supplies industry going into 2012.

Chain Operating Report for Nov. 30 FE&S FlashNews

Developing new site models, current and future franchise expansion, financing news and more are covered in this week’s restaurant chain operating report.

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Chain's Fryer Solution Introduces Operational Efficiencies FE&S FlashNews

Eat'n Park originally started in 1949 as a drive-through restaurant — Pittsburgh's first drive-in restaurant with carhops. From its relatively modest beginnings the Pennsylvania-based family dining chain has grown to more than 75 restaurants.

Role of Sanitation in Creating a Food Safe Environment FE&S FlashNews

While the need to hold food at the proper temperature for the appropriate amount of time is critical, it is far from the only element that contributes to a foodservice operator’s ability to create and maintain a food safe environment.

Einstein Noah Buys Kettleman Bagel Co. FE&S FlashNews

Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Inc. acquired Kettleman Bagel Company, a five-store bagel chain in Portland, Ore. The move supports the company's strategy of looking to expand in the Pacific Northwest.

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