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 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.

School Foodservice Gets an Education

School districts toss out one-size-fits-all programs for K-12 foodservice.

Hotel Restaurants Become Dining Destinations

No longer viewed as mere amenities, hotel restaurants have become popular fixtures on the local dining scene.

Segment Spotlight: Wine

Wine bars transform in an effort to attract a broader, more diverse demographic.

Dessert-Only Concepts Hit Sweet Spot

Despite the trend in healthier eating, Americans still love dessert, and restaurants are responding by expanding their menu offerings for sweet treats.

Thinking Outside the Box: Shipping Containers

Shipping container restaurants continue to pop up across the country, providing operators with an affordable and flexible way to start or expand a business.

Considering What’s at Steak

A number of operators are reinventing the steakhouse segment with updated menus, sustainable meats and modern decor in an effort to attract a wider demographic.

Brew Pubs Differentiate and Prosper

This segment is benefitting from and capitalizing on prevalent trends, which include using local, artisan and freshly made products.