October 12, 2016
FE&S’ 2017 Tabletop Performance Awards Call for Submissions
Foodservice operators, dealers, manufacturers and reps are invited to submit entries to FE&S’ 2017 Tabletop Performance Awards. The awards recognize excellence in the strategic and functional application of permanent tableware in five categories.
Twin Peaks Sells Majority Interest to Franchise Group
Dallas-area-based Twin Peaks has agreed to sell a majority interest in the 78-unit chain to La Cima Restaurants, an Atlanta-based restaurant management and holding company and currently the largest Twin Peaks franchisee.
Jamba Juice to End its Automated Smoothie Platform
Jamba Juice has decided to end its automated smoothie platform known as JambaGo by the end of its 2016 fiscal year.
This Week In Foodservice
FE&S blogger Jerry Stiegler adds his insight into a weekly roundup of top foodservice stories. News worthy of a second look this week includes Nielsen data comparing U.S. with global eating out trends, Red Robin’s fast-casual cancellation, how robots are reshaping foodservice jobs and more.
Beverage-Air Corp. Names Tim Szejbach Regional Sales Manager
Beverage-Air Corp. has hired Tim Szejbach as regional sales manager. His territories include south western and central regions.
Central Marketing Associates Hires Michael Lepage
Central Marketing Associates Inc. has hired Michael Lepage as a sales representative in the St. Louis area.
My 5 Lessons Learned at the FED Thought Leadership Summit
FE&S blogger Juan Martinez, PhD, PE, FCSI, recaps Zoomba Group’s Foodservice Equipment & Design Global Thought Leadership Summit with his own take (and take-aways) on the event.
Hoshizaki Introduces Jim Procuro as New
Hoshizaki America Inc. named Jim Procuro its executive vice president of sales and marketing. He replaces Carter Davis, who left the company to pursue other opportunities.
CraftWorks Updates Leadership Team
CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries Inc. named Jeff Melnick the brand leader for the company’s Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurants.
FE&S’ 2016 Best in Class Awards
Foodservice operators, dealers and consultants honor the best of the best among foodservice equipment and supplies manufacturers.