October 19, 2016
FATZ Cafe Gets New CEO
Cafe Enterprises, parent company of FATZ Cafe, tapped restaurant industry veteran Jim Mazany to serve as its CEO.
Patrik Hellstrand Appointed President/CEO of Oath Craft Pizza
Oath Craft Pizza, a Boston-based fast-casual pizza concept, named Patrik Hellstrand as its president and CEO.
Michael Lister New CEO of Famous Dave’s
Famous Dave’s of America Inc. appointed Michael Lister to serve as CEO and COO. He replaces Adam Wright.
Mercer Culinary Hires Joe Fera
Mercer Culinary named Joe Fera to serve as its business development director, national accounts.
Culver’s CEO Dies
Phil Keiser, Culver’s president and CEO, died on Oct. 15, 2016. Co-founder Craig Culver will assume the role of interim CEO until the burger chain names a successor.
This Week in Foodservice
FE&S blogger Jerry Stiegler adds his insight into a weekly roundup of top foodservice stories. Worthy of a second look this week: Amazon to expand with curbside grocery pickup; September sales show confidence; and noise drowns out food taste.
SEFA Names Kelly Cain CFO
Supply & Equipment Foodservice Alliance (SEFA), a dealer-based foodservice equipment and supplies buying group located in South Barrington, Ill., has named Kelly Cain its new CFO.
Food Plating that Makes your Mouth Water
FE&S rounded up the experts for their best practices on the fine art of food presentation.