IU Health Upgrades Kitchen; Canada’s Cara Buys Original Joe’s; OEM vs. Non-OEM Parts, Private Dining Trends and More

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FlashNews from Foodservice Equipment & Supplies

November 30, 2016

New Kitchen Equipment at Indiana University Health Facility FE&S FlashNews

The 100-gallon computerized cooking kettle at Indiana University Health can also prepare small batches of food.

The main kitchen at Indiana University Health’s Methodist Hospital re-opened in November after an extensive modernization project. The project focused on increased customization of meals.

Canada’s Cara Operations Acquires Original Joe’s FE&S FlashNews

Cara Operations Limited has acquired majority ownership in Original Joe’s Franchise Group Inc. for $93 million. The deal increases Cara’s restaurant total to 1,227.

Greenwald Joins Specifi FE&S FlashNews

Industry veteran Michael Greenwald was named president, the Americas, for Specifi, a design software developer for the foodservice industry. Greenwald most recently served as president of AutoQuotes.

Antunes Adds Arvidson to International Sales Team FE&S FlashNews

Darren Arvidson joined Antunes as international sales manager, responsible for the custom foodservice equipment manufacturer's sales in the Middle East and India, as well as select countries in the European market.

Catering and Private Dining Trends FE&S FlashNews

The unique spaces and menu creations happening within private dining spaces and catering offerings make it difficult for consumers to resist outsourcing.

Understanding the Difference: OEM vs. Non-OEM Parts FE&S FlashNews

Understanding the terminology behind purchasing replacement parts can be incredibly helpful when trying to navigate the foodservice equipment parts landscape. Howard Truitt of Popular Restaurant Parts helps distinguish between genuine and non-genuine parts and more.

This Week in Foodservice: Consumers Ate Out Over Thanksgiving Weekend; New Overtime Rules on Hold; Breakfast Continues to Grow and More FE&S FlashNews

FE&S blogger Jerry Stiegler adds his insight into a weekly roundup of top foodservice stories. Stories worthy of more analysis: Consumers ate out on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. The Department of Labor's new rules on overtime pay were put on hold by a federal judge. Dunkin’ Donuts to de-emphasize food sales and push beverages.

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