August 2, 2017
The Montague Company Acquires
The Montague Company acquired Baldwin Park, California-based Turbo Coil Refrigeration Systems, Inc.
Steady Restaurant Industry Performance Index, Chipotle to Test Drive-Thru Service
Restaurant industry performance in June was consistent with May, per the National Restaurant Association. McDonald’s quarterly financial performance exceeded Wall Street’s forecasts. Buffalo Wild Wings opened its B-Dub Express concept in Minnesota. Chipotle Mexican Grill will add a drive-thru window as a test to one of the chain’s Ohio locations. These stories and a lot more This Week in Foodservice.
Easterla Joins Heartland Reps
Foodservice equipment industry veteran Dennis Easterla has joined Heartland Reps, an independent manufacturers' rep firm covering Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska.
Starbucks to Close Teavana Locations
Starbucks plans to close all 379 of its Teavana locations by the spring of 2018. The coffee giant made the announcement when releasing its third quarter sales results for its 2017 fiscal year.
Hard Rock Appoints Bautista to Sr. VP
Antonio Bautista was named senior vice president of company cafe operations for Hard Rock International.
Healthcare Foodservice Strategic RX
Operators and related industry experts discuss the tremendous challenges healthcare foodservice providers face today and how the industry works to overcome them.
Remembering Rational’s Siegfried Meister
Siegfried Meister founder, majority shareholder, and chairman of the supervisory board for foodservice equipment manufacturer Rational AG has passed away.