Yoshinoya Japanese Kitchen introduced Jon Gilliam as the restaurant chain’s CEO.
Matt Stuhl was appointed vice president of operations for Sage Restaurant Concepts, a multiconcept operator owned by Sage Hospitality Group. In this role, Stuhl assumes responsibility for the overall operations of a selection of the company’s more than 30 restaurants, bars and coffee shops across the U.S.
Foodservice Equipment & Supplies named Harborcreek Youth Services the winner of its 2021 Kitchen Storage Makeover contest. The facility offers both behavioral health services along with education on its campus staffed by Pennsylvania-certified teachers.
The National Restaurant Association added Brennan Duckett to its public affairs team as technology and innovation policy director. In this role, he will handle policy issues related to electronic payments systems, data security and privacy, gift and prepaid cards, intellectual property and trademark issues, music licensing, and ADA reform.
After a rough start to the year, sales of foodservice equipment and supplies seem poised for a big comeback, according to the latest data from the Manufacturers Agents’ Association for the Foodservice Industry.
Legendary quick-serve restaurant chain Jack in the Box hired Tony Darden to serve as senior vice president and chief operating officer, effective June 7, 2021. Darden joins Jack in the Box from MOOYAH Burgers Fries & Shakes, where he served as president for the past two years.
As the foodservice industry looks to incorporate more technology to help operators effectively and efficiently manage their businesses, more partnerships may develop between different players. Such is the case with a partnership between Frontline International and Cargill.
Roomle and Kitchautomation have developed a partnership that will assist the way foodservice operators and the supply chain work together to design commercial kitchens and specify equipment, supplies and more. The intent of the partnership is to further collaboration among foodservice operators, designers, equipment and supplies dealers, manufacturers' reps and others involved in the design process.