March 1, 2017
Fiesta Restaurant Group Names New CEO and Updates Strategic Plan
Multi-concept operator Fiesta Restaurant Group made several leadership changes and decided to suspend efforts to sell the company, which owns and operates fast-casual restaurant chains Pollo Tropical and Taco Cabana.
C-Store Foodservice Bell Curve Ramps Up
Modern day convenience stores earn a spot in the foodservice space.
Solutions 5 Looks at the Future of Food
Nearly 300 foodservice professionals participated in the Jan. 20 Solutions 5 annual conference, hosted by Microsoft in Redmond, Wash. The one-day event explored the next generation of food, specifically looking at the future of food.
NRA Names 2017 Kitchen Innovations Award Recipients
The National Restaurant Association has recognized 18 pieces of foodservice equipment with its 2017 Kitchen Innovations (KI) Award.
This Week in Foodservice
FE&S blogger Jerry Stiegler’s weekly roundup of foodservice stories.
George Koether Named Group President of Middleby China
George Koether was named group president of Middleby China.
Lunde Becomes Chief Concept Officer for Togo’s
Togo’s Eateries introduced Glenn Lunde as the California-based sandwich chain’s chief concept officer.
Dunkin’ Brands Announces Executive Promotions
Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc. promoted Grant Benson to senior vice president, franchising and development and Jeremy Biser to vice president, international operating systems, learning, food safety and equipment.