FlashNews: Carrols to Buy 278 Restaurants from Burger King, Executive News and More

FlashNews from Foodservice Equipment & Supplies

March 28, 2012

Burger King Agrees to Sell 278 Company Restaurants to Carrols FE&S FlashNews

Carrols Restaurant Group has agreed to purchase 278 company-owned restaurants from Burger King Corp. The deal includes restaurants in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.

Warne to become CEO of Perkins & Marie Callender’s FE&S FlashNews

Perkins & Marie Callender’s, a chain restaurant in the family dining segment, selected Jeffrey Warne to serve as its chief executive officer effective April 9, 2012. He will replace Joseph "Jay" Trungale, who will step down as Perkins & Marie Callender’s CEO after eight years with the company.

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Krystal Sold to Argonne Capital FE&S FlashNews

Private equity firm Argonne Capital Group has purchased The Krystal Company, an 80-year-old restaurant chain specializing in burgers. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

New Wusthof Website for Foodservice

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Wusthof launches a new website for foodservice professionals. For information on the Pro Series stamped line of knives, a list of Wusthof reps and more, go to www.wusthof-foodservice.com. Wusthof — the Wusthof knife chefs prefer.

Sharp Promoted to VP of Operations for Dickey’s Barbeque FE&S FlashNews

Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. promoted Timothy Sharp to vice president of operations from senior director of operations and area development. Sharp will now manage an operations team focused on system wide sales.

Peot Named Perlick President FE&S FlashNews

Paul Peot was named president and CEO of Perlick Corporation. Peot succeeds interim CEO Fred Luehrs who retired on December 31, 2011.

FE&S Points to the Product Showcase

FE&S 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 FE&S Product Showcase and furnishings to cooking and storage.

The Passing of Thomas Bryan and Joseph Lawrence FE&S FlashNews

The foodservice equipment and supplies industry mourns the passing of reps Thomas Bryan and Joseph Lawrence. Both gentlemen passed away on March 20, 2012.

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