Segment Spotlight

This section goes in depth on a selected foodservice and equipment supplies market segment. From commercial to institutional, from food trucks to correctional facilities, FE&S covers it all.

An Early Day Part Focus

Breakfast and lunch success depends on high volume and quick table turns.

Food Offerings Drive Profits

Upscale and innovative food and beverage programs help set family entertainment venues apart.

FroYo Segment Swirls in Transition

After a shakeout, the remaining players in the frozen yogurt industry find success with innovative offerings, overseas expansion and a unique business model.

Middle Eastern Cuisine Takes Hold

With healthier and more diverse menu options, the Middle Eastern restaurant segment is poised to become more prominent in the U.S.

On-premise Opportunities

On-premise catering programs continue to evolve through partnerships with nontraditional venues, incorporating local and seasonal ingredients and utilizing more versatile equipment.

Coffeehouses Continue Creative Focus

Although a crowded space, smaller players in the coffeehouse segment find success with proprietary brews, on-site roasting and creative offerings.

Rising to the Top

The better-burger segment  continues to expand as discriminating consumers seek unique and upscale  versions of a perennial favorite.

What’s at Steak

Operators in the competitive steakhouse segment focus on sourcing, quality, flavor and preparation to distinguish menu items and bring out the best in the meat.

Creating a Niche in the Pizza Crowd

In the competitive fast-casual pizza arena, operators look to set their businesses apart.

An Evolution in Asian

In an attempt to broaden their demographic appeal, traditional Japanese restaurants continue to add signature items to their menus.

Stadium Foodservice Sports the Latest Trends

Stadium foodservice programs drive revenue by capitalizing on chef partnerships and implementing the hottest menu trends.