Foodservice News & Trends

Breaking news for the full foodservice equipment and supplies distribution channel. Includes information on dealers, distributors, design consultants and multi-unit operators spanning leadership changes, mergers and acquisitions, trends, data and much more.

Professional Reps Updates its Roster

Professional Reps, an independent manufacturers’ rep firm, promoted several longtime associates and made several new hires for its Midwest and Rocky Mountain territories.

National Restaurant Association, Educational Foundation Announce 2019 Board Officers

The National Restaurant Association and its Educational Foundation announced their new slates of board officers and directors. Joe Essa, president and CEO of Wolfgang Puck Worldwide Inc., will serve as chair of the National Restaurant Association, and Geoff Hill, managing director of Roark Capital Group, will serve as chair of the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation.