July 19, 2017
Firebird Restaurant Group Buys Village Burger Bar
Multiconcept operator Firebird Restaurant Group LLC has acquired Village Burger Bar from its founding owners, husband and wife duo Mike and Susan Matta.
Neumann Wins NACUFS’ Minah Award
Rich Neumann, director of culinary services for Ohio University, is the 2017 recipient of The Theodore Minah Distinguished Service Award presented by The National Association of College and University Food Services.
Restaurant and Bar Sales Decline in June, Chipotle Introduces New Concept, Customers Want Memorable Interactions, and More
Sales at restaurants and bars declined in June. The spread between food-away-from-home prices and food-at-home prices narrows. A consulting firm focuses on how restaurants can improve their customers' experience. Chipotle introduces a new concept. These stories and a lot more This Week in Foodservice.
Prescott New WingHouse CEO
WingHouse Bar and Grill introduced Dennis Prescott as its new CEO.
Maceda Promoted to Sr. Vice President for Baskin-Robbins
Dunkin’ Brands Group promoted Jason Maceda to senior vice president, Baskin-Robbins U.S. and Canada from vice president of financial planning and corporate real estate.
Heritage Foodservice Group Realigns Canadian Leadership Team
Heritage Foodservice Group realigned the leadership team of its Canadian operations to create two business units: Heritage Parts Canada and Heritage Service Group Canada. Rick Blum was named president of Heritage Parts Canada and Ken Beasley was named president of Heritage Service Group.
House-Made and Infused Lead Non-Alcoholic Creations
Mocktails are becoming more favored by the masses, with scratch-made ingredients and unique flavor profiles taking center stage.
InSinkErator’s Evenson Retires
Mike Evenson has retired from his role as national sales manager for InSinkErator’s Foodservice Group. He had been with the company for 23 years.