May 17, 2017
Frieling Adds Glaskoch to its Portfolio
Frieling USA has become the North American distributor for Glaskoch Germany, a European glass supplier and manufacturer of the Leonardo brand.
April Restaurant Sales Up, Technomic Spots Weakness in Full-Service; Minimum Wage Update and More
The Census Bureau reports restaurant sales were up in April. Technomic’s 500 Report shows weakness in the full-service segment. Sysco, US Foods and the Performance Food Group all showed moderate sales advances. Minimum wage increases prove harmful to restaurants. McDonald’s will aid franchisees to upgrade. These stories and a whole lot more This Week in Foodservice.
LoneStar Restaurant Supply Updates Culinary Support and Sales Teams
LoneStar Restaurant Supply, a Texas-based foodservice equipment and supplies dealership, promoted Drew Mallett to corporate chef and appointed Ken Harrison to serve as business development manager.
What’s at Steak
Operators in the competitive steakhouse segment focus on sourcing, quality, flavor and preparation.
Granite City Food & Brewery Names New
Granite City Food & Brewery Ltd. appointed Richard H. Lynch its CEO. He was formerly a member of its board of directors.
Standex Refrigeration Brands Update Sales Leadership
Nor-Lake named Chris Reeves vice president of sales, effective May 18, 2017. In addition, Master-Bilt hired Chris Karssiens to serve as vice president of sales and updated its network of independent manufacturers’ reps. Both companies are part of the Standex Refrigerated Solutions Group.
Gallery Hires New General Manager
Gallery, a Colorado-based manufacturer of mobile carts and kiosks for the foodservice industry, hired Joey Van Winkle to serve as its new general manager.