Vollrath Acquires Belleco, NISSCO’s Vendor Awards, Foodservice Delivery Stats Look Good, Plus Taco Bueno’s Michael Roper Fills FE&S in on his “Undercover Boss” Experience

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FlashNews from Foodservice Equipment & Supplies

May 3, 2017

Vollrath Company Acquires Belleco FE&S FlashNews

The Vollrath Company has acquired Belleco, a Maine-based manufacturer of conveyor toasters and ovens.

NISSCO Presents Vendor of the Year
FE&S FlashNews

NISSCO RDG, a dealer-based foodservice equipment and supplies buying group, presented a series of annual awards to members of the manufacturing community.

Economic News Disappointing, Delivery a Bright Spot, Taco Bell Plans to add Beer (Plus Roughly 500 Stores) in Canada, and More FE&S FlashNews

Gross Domestic Product was disappointing in the first quarter. Delivery is a bright spot for restaurants. McD’s first quarter beats estimates and Japanese division bounces back. Taco Bell plans aggressive growth in Canada. These stories and a whole lot more This Week in Foodservice.

Foodservice Delivery Remains in the Fast Lane FE&S FlashNews

Delivery now accounts for 1.7 billion foodservice visits each year, according to The NPD Group. In fact, one-fourth of consumers claim to have ordered a meal via delivery in the past three months.

Woody’s Bar-B-Q Announces New Company President FE&S FlashNews

Yolanda Mills-Mawman was named president of Woody’s Bar-B-Q, a 24-unit restaurant chain she co-founded. Woody Mills, the chain’s other co-founder, maintains his position as CEO and assumes the new role of chairman of the board.

Tuxton China Names Steve Abourisk VP of Hospitality FE&S FlashNews

Dinnerware and ovenware wholesaler Tuxton China has promoted Steve Abourisk to vice president of hospitality.

The Boelter Companies Appoints
FE&S FlashNews

The Boelter Companies, a Waukesha, Wis.-based foodservice equipment and supplies dealer, named Karen Loritz its new chief financial officer.

Evans Brewing Names Micah Schiesel Director of Operations for
The Public House
FE&S FlashNews

Evans Brewing Company named Micah Schiesel the director of operations for the craft brewer's The Public House division.

Starbucks’ Reserve Roastery to Open in Chicago FE&S FlashNews

Starbucks plans to open a Starbucks Reserve Roastery on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile strip of shopping and eateries in 2019.

Taco Bueno’s Michael Roper Fills FE&S in on his "Undercover Boss" Experience FE&S FlashNews

Michael Roper, president and CEO of Tex-Mex chain Taco Bueno, appeared on "Undercover Boss" Fri., April 28 on CBS. Here Roper shares with the readers of FE&S the inside scoop about his experience trading his executive title for a rank-and-file role, specifically his takeaways regarding foodservice equipment and working in the kitchen.

Industry Veteran Shelley Feldmen Dies FE&S FlashNews

Shelley Feldmen died April 24, 2017. The 90-year-old Feldmen’s career in the foodservice industry spanned more than 60 years and included working as an operator, consultant and manufacturer.

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