March 7, 2012
Church’s Chicken Names Pair of Senior Vice Presidents to Leadership Team
Church’s Chicken appointed Michael Mader to the newly created position of senior vice president, global strategy, planning and alliances and John (Barry) Barnett to senior vice president, global supply chain and purchasing.
Energy Star Recognizes Foodservice Equipment Manufacturers
Through its Energy Star program, the United States Environmental Protection Agency recognized several foodservice equipment manufacturers for their sustainability efforts by presenting them with Energy Star-related awards.
FE&S Special Editorial
FMP Reorganizes its Sales Force
Franklin Machine Products (FMP) made several changes to its field sales force.
Vulcan VTEC Series Charbroilers Featuring IRX™ Infrared Technology
Introducing Vulcan’s VTEC Series Charbroilers, featuring our patented IRXTM infrared burner technology. It’s the only Charbroiler platform that delivers enhanced productivity, unmatched energy efficiency, ease of operation and superior food quality .
San Jamar-Chef Revival Bought by DDI
San Jamar-Chef Revival has been acquired by Dispensing Dynamics International. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Jamba Juice Updates Management
As part of a plan to better leverage management capabilities across the company, Jamba, Inc., announced several management changes.
FE&S Points to the Product Showcase
Every month, Foodservice Equipment & Supplies (FE&S) highlights the newest foodservice equipment on the market. Seven categories of products cover everything from tabletop and furnishings to cooking and storage.
Industry Outlook Remains Positive Despite Dip in RPI
The National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index (RPI) — a monthly composite index that tracks the health of and outlook for the U.S. restaurant industry — stood at 101.3 in January, down from December’s strong level of 102.2. Despite the decline, January represented the third consecutive month that the RPI stood at more than 100, which signifies expansion in the index of key industry indicators.