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Crockett joined the Oklahoma-based foodservice equipment and supplies dealership in 2001.

FirstMeal rollout will move east later in the year.

Uncommon Ground, located on Chicago's North Side, has been named the Greenest Restaurant in the Country by the Green Restaurant Association (GRA). Each Certified Green Restaurant goes through a thorough process of certification to meet the GRA's environmental standards.

Foodservice veteran has experience with Manitowoc and Hobart.

While fast-food giants may be the iconic members of the segment, a growing number of fast-casual and limited-service restaurants are grilling their own opportunities within the burger business.

Palazeti brings two decades of experience to new role.

After 30 years as a casual dining operation, Woody's Bar-B-Q is repositioning itself as a fast-casual and express concept.

Apps a burgeoning area for suppliers.

The Melting Pot Restaurants’ founders set out to shake up the better burger segment with a fresh, new, kicked-up fast-casual concept.

New foodservice consulting company to go to market as RJS|Barber Associates.

Operators' plans for capital spending at highest level in more than four years.

Collection of foodservice veterans will serve Vollrath customers in the U.S., Canada and Europe.

Was a longtime member of CFESA.

Foodservice chain news in brief.

Bill Martindale takes on new role.

Brenkus brings more than 20 years experience to position.

Deal between pair of New York foodservice equipment and supplies dealers set to close in March.

Executive moves come in the wake of new CEO Jim Hyatt

Several chains explore new markets, another expands its franchise network while another pilots a program with a major convenience store chain. All this and more in this week's chain operating report.

Longtime member of the industry and veteran is mourned by the industry.