November 1, 2017
Foodservice Operators Project Moderate Growth for 2018
Operators seem cautiously optimistic when looking ahead to 2018. But operators’ optimism varies depending on their corner of the industry, according to FE&S’ 2018 Operator Forecast Study.
Stock Analyst Examines Restaurant Market, Subway Faces Management-Owner Conflict, and Small Format IHOP Opens
A Wall Street stock analyst looks at restaurant chains. Subway’s management and owners disagree on how to deal with declining sales and market share. IHOP introduces a new small prototype. McDonald’s racks up a strong quarter. These stories and a whole lot more This Week in Foodservice.
The ONE Group Updates Senior Management Team
The ONE Group Hospitality has appointed Emanuel “Manny” Hilario to the position of CEO for the parent company of the STK steakhouse chain. Jonathan Segal, the company's current CEO, will become executive chairman.
Firebird Promotes Schroder
Firebird Restaurant Group promoted Tim Schroder to senior vice president of operations services from director of operations services.
Subway Hires New VP of Sustainability
Subway restaurants named John Scott vice president of global sustainability and corporate social responsibility.
Electrolux Professional Names New Director of Project Business
Electrolux Professional promoted Angelo Grillas to director of project business (East).
Food-Cost Management Challenges
Working with locally and seasonally sourced ingredients remains en vogue for operators from all segments of the foodservice industry. Doing so, however, comes with occasional challenges, such as inconsistent supply of ingredients and weather-related issues that can affect farmers’ crops. Several operators share how they meet these challenges.