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.

Alto-Shaam Names Director of National Accounts

Jonathan Schroeder was named director of national accounts for Alto-Shaam, a Wisconsin-based manufacturer of foodservice equipment.

Jack in the Box Springs into Search for new CEO

Lenny Comma has announced his plans to step down as chairman and chief executive officer for Jack in the Box. Although no exact time frame was provided, the quick-service restaurant chain’s board of directors has begun a search to find Comma’s replacement.

Coolgreens to Roll Out Smart Fridges

In response to consumers’ appetite for better-for-you foods and the convenience of grab-and-go formats, Coolgreens plans to introduce what the restaurant chain calls smart fridges in 2020.

Alto-Shaam Chef Retires

Chef Nic Tsikis has retired from his position as a corporate chef for Alto-Shaam. Tsikis spent more than 30 years with the Wisconsin-based foodservice equipment manufacturer.