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.

Homing in on Zero Waste

The zero waste philosophy focuses on eliminating all or most material sent to landfills, oceans, or incinerators through reuse, recovery, recycling and composting. That generally means a 90 percent to 95 percent diversion rate of solid waste. Elimination of all landfill waste is the ultimate goal for the zero waste movement. More institutions around the country continue to join this effort given growing concerns over dwindling landfill space, leaching gases and the continued environmental impacts of ocean dumping or trash incineration.

Wingstop Prepares to Take Flight to New HQ

After acquiring a 78,000-square-foot office building, Wingstop Inc. will relocate its corporate headquarters to Addison, Texas.

An Inside Look at Aster Hall

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Take a step inside Aster Hall, a modern food hall concept developed by acclaimed restaurateur Brendan Sodikoff and his team at Hogsalt, and the design of the space immediately sets the tone for a gathering space. FE&S had a behind-the-scenes tour of the facility, which opened in November 2018, during sister publication restaurant development + design’s Tour the Design Trends event June 10.