January 18, 2012
The Passing of Shirley Tyson
Shirley Tyson of Harvey Tyson Associates, a Pittsburgh-based manufacturers’ rep firm, passed away January 9. She is survived by her husband Harvey and three children.
The Introduction of Revit to Foodservice
Revit is a form of building information management software that is slowly starting to take root in the foodservice industry. While certain members of the foodservice equipment supply chain, namely consultants and manufacturers, are more involved with Revit than others at this point, in the not-so-distant future most every member of the foodservice industry will need to be proficient with this new technology.
FE&S Special Editorial
Strategic Equipment and Supply Names New CFO
Karen McCain was named the new chief financial officer for Strategic Equipment and Supply Corporation, a foodservice equipment and supplies dealer based in Irving, Texas.
Sustainable Foodservice Webcast January 31
Join us for the Sustainable Foodservice webcast at 1 p.m. (CST) on January 31, 2012. Editor Joe Carbonara will lead a discussion between foodservice consultant Greg Christian and FSTC’s Richard Young about how foodservice operations can be made more sustainable. Register at the link to ensure your questions are answered.
Bakers Pride Restaurant Series
Introducing the new Bakers Pride Restaurant Series, featuring a full line of multi-configurable Ranges, Bakery-depth Convection Ovens, Fryers, Salamanders and Cheesemelters – all built to the same heavy-duty quality standards that Bakers Pride has built over the years.
Cate Appointed CEO of AllPoints
As part of its planned succession process, AllPoints Holdings, Inc., a distributor of foodservice equipment parts and supplies, announced the retirement of CEO John M. Hanby and the appointment of Michael C. Cate as CEO and a member of the board of directors.
NRA Calls for Nominations for Operator Innovations Awards
The National Restaurant Association is calling for nominations from individuals and organizations for its inaugural Operator Innovations Awards. The award is open to both commercial and non-commercial operators.
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The Passing of Cracker Barrel Founder Danny Evins
Danny Evins, founder and chairman emeritus of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. passed away on January 14, 2012. He was 76 years old.