June 28, 2017
Remembering Tony Rapanotti
Tony Rapanotti, president of A R Repairs Baker’s Kneads Inc., a Michigan-based service agent, passed away on June 20. He was 55 years old.
MTY Subsidiary Acquires Dagwoods
A subsidiary of MTY Food Group Inc. will acquire Montreal, Canada-based Dagwoods Sandwiches et Salades for $3 million.
Dykes Updates Leadership Team
Brock Bodart was promoted to president and COO of Dykes Foodservice Solutions, a Huntsville, Ala.-based foodservice equipment and supplies dealership.
Edward Don & Co. Names New Manager for Equipment
Edward Don & Company promoted Susan Petzel to category manager for equipment for the Woodridge, Ill.-based dealer.
Trends: Better Breakfast
Breakfast transforms to all-day menu mainstay.
Consumers Evaluate Restaurant Chain Performance, Growth Possibilities for Food Hall Concept, Casey’s General Store’s Delivery Success, and More
Consumers evaluate restaurant chains’ performance via two new surveys. Consumers who download third-party delivery apps don’t cut back on restaurant visits. Casey’s General Store offers delivery service. One consultant sees food halls growing. These stories and a whole lot more This Week in Foodservice.
FOCUS Brands Updates Leadership Team
Kat Cole has been appointed to the newly created position of COO and president, North America for FOCUS Brands, the franchisor of Auntie Anne’s, Carvel, Cinnabon, McAlister’s Deli, Moe’s Southwest Grill and Schlotzsky’s.
East Coast Wings + Grill Names New Executive VP of Operations
East Coast Wings + Grill, a North Carolina-based casual dining restaurant chain, appointed Mark Lyso to serve as its executive vice president of operations.