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.

Smart Care Buys Turbo Technicians

Smart Care Equipment Solutions’ run of acquisitions continues with the purchase of Turbo Technicians, a Texas-based service agent specializing the repair and maintenance of speed ovens.

Dinex Group Readies for Growth with New CEO on Board

In a move aimed to spark growth, The Dinex Group tapped Sebastien Silvestri to serve as its first-ever chief executive officer. The Dinex Group will charge Silverstri with defining the next era for the multiconcept operator, including expanding its portfolio via acquisition, per a company release.

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.